social change program
agreements & terms
✓ I understand that the Social Change Programs in which I have enrolled is designed to teach youth in the areas of marketing, leadership and social change, assisting them to be able to successfully apply acquired knowledge and gain valuable experience.
✓ I understand that I will be learning about and developing such skills under the supervision of an experienced facilitator.
✓ I understand that it is up to me to determine how I use my new skill sets. I understand I am responsible for my own outcomes and success.
special commitment clause
✓ I, the undersigned, do hereby understand that Create Change Foundation exists to empower girls living in extreme poverty.
✓ I understand that Create Change’s Social Change programs for Canadian youth exist as a sustainable and meaningful fundraising strategy, where we raise money for girls living in poverty in Ghana while investing in Canadian youth to become social change leaders.
✓ I understand that Create Change is a registered charity, and as such in exchange for my training, and to solidify my newly acquired skills, I will work to reach the fundraising objectives set out.
✓ I understand that my work within this program can forever change the lives of girls my age in Ghana living in extreme poverty, in addition to the benefits I will receive as a participant.
✓ I understand that a $35.00 CAD registration fee is required before starting the program.
✓ I understand the registration fee is non-refundable, whether or not I participate in the program.
✓ I understand that that the refundable registration fee is in place to ensure that participants who are not serious about the program do not waste Create Change Foundation’s administrative resources.
✓ I understand that if I cancel or withdraw from the program I am not entitled to any refund.
✓ I understand the course may be cancelled up to a day prior to the training start date due to low enrolment. In the event the class wherein I am enrolled is cancelled by Create Change Foundation, I will be refunded my registration fee.
✓ I understand that if I decide to cancel or withdraw from the program, I must do so in writing by sending an email to the program facilitator.
✓ I understand that students must achieve 100% of the termly fundraising objectives to receive full program benefits.
✓ I understand that students have 90 days once the program term ends to reach their fundraising objectives to receive the full program benefits (certificate/ diploma, reference letters, volunteer hour certificate, etc.), unless otherwise agreed upon in writing.
✓ I understand that to progress in the program to the next term/stage, students are required to meet at least 75% of the fundraising objectives set out before them before the next term begins.
✓ I understand that students who fail to achieve 75% of the term fundraising objectives by the end of the term will not be permitted to progress to the next program stage.
confidentiality and class recordings
✓ I understand all recordings are the intellectual property of Create Change Foundation.
✓ I understand that what takes place during practice drills, mentoring and coaching scenarios to which participants will be exposed are strictly confidential.
✓ I understand I must maintain strict confidentiality regarding any practice drills, mentoring and/or coaching taking place during training and practice.
✓ I understand failure to maintain confidentiality may result in unwarranted and unfair defamation of character of participating students. This could cause irreparable harm to myself and my colleagues; and would seriously impair the effectiveness of this practice-based training program.
✓ While I am free to discuss workshops that focus on skills, I understand that I am required to maintain strict confidentiality regarding the specific scenarios to which I am both directly and indirectly exposed.
✓ I understand in order to receive full credit for this course I must be present live via conference call for 75% of classes.
✓ I understand that I am responsible to listen back to the class recording for the missed class and submit a missed class form for make-up credit within two weeks of the absence.
✓ I understand that missing more than the allowable absences is an automatic forfeiture of my program slot and will result in withdrawal from the current course without refund.
✓ I understand in the case of documented emergencies resulting in absences beyond my control, a review meeting may be scheduled with the facilitator for a discretionary decision regarding your continuation in the program.
✓ I hereby agree to address any grievance(s) with my facilitator. Should I believe outside assistant is necessary to resolve my issue, I agree to split the cost of an impartial third party mediator as a last resort.
limit of liability
I EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Create Change Foundation and its officers, employees, and independent contractors SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO ME FOR:
(A) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY ME, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. THIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY PERSONAL INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS;
(B) I UNDERSTAND I AM ALWAYS RESPONSIBLE FOR MY OWN ACTIONS. I ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ACTION TAKEN IN RELATION TO AN ONLINE LECTURE, TEAM BUILDING OR PLANNED INITIATIVES AS WELL AS ALL OUTCOMES AND RESULTS.
(C) IN THE EVENT THAT I DIVULGE INFORMATION THAT THE FACILITATOR DETERMINES INDICATES THAT I AM AT RISK TO MYSELF OR OTHERS, I UNDERSTAND THE FACILITATOR IS LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE TO NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES. THE LIMITATIONS ON Create Change Foundation and its officers, employees, and independent contractors ABOVE SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT Create Change Foundation and its officers, employees, and independent contractors IS NEGLIGENT OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES ARISING.
additional release of liability
✓ I hereby release Create Change Foundation and its officers, employees, and independent contractors of any and all liability associated with this program, education, promotional activities, or related activities.
✓ I understand Create Change Foundation owns commercial intellectual property rights to all training materials produced, developed, and made available to participants through Create Change Foundation Social Change programs for youth.
✓ I understand that as a participant in the program, I must follow guidelines presented in how I may use Create Change Foundation's logo, name, photos, and other proprietary information.
✓ I understand participation in any of Create Change Social Change programs or activities may involve audio and/or video recording for promotional, broadcast. By participating in any of Create Change Foundation Canadian youth programs or other activities, I consent to recording and release, publication, or reproduction of said recordings. I release Create Change Foundation and its officers, employees, and independent contractors from any liability associated with such recording, use, and release of this material. I waive all rights to the material. I also waive any claims for payment in relation to said materials.
✓ I understand in all cases, utmost care will be taken to protect my confidentiality. My name and contact information are strictly confidential and will not be used in connection with any such materials or recordings.
✓ Create Change Foundation does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of age, race, creed, colour, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Create Change Foundation directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Create Change Foundation arranges to carry out its programs and activities.