Volunteers and Liability
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Volunteers can create liability for an institution, just as an employee can create liability. The institution can be found responsible for damages caused by the volunteer.
- https://www.psfinc.com/articles/organizational-liability-volunteer-program/ - presents a series of evaluations and steps to reduce risk associated with volunteers.
- The 1997 Volunteer Protection Act, limits the liability faced by volunteers that cause damages while providing volunteer services.
- MRSC has substantial resources and guidelines for volunteer programs managed by municipalities.