Does the Village provide insurance to volunteers?

The Village of McFarland makes every effort to keep volunteers safe in their activities by providing adequate instruction and safety equipment. Volunteers are encouraged to ask about safety procedures and take precautions. The Village of McFarland does not provide personal insurance for volunteers. Should an individual be injured while volunteering, he or she is responsible for all expenses.

The Village of McFarland’s general liability insurance provides coverage against claims resulting from volunteer activities completed as directed or instructed by Village staff. This applies to claims made by the public where a volunteer was involved. As a Village volunteer, while not insured for injury, you are insured for liability.

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1. How do I become a volunteer?
2. How do I request a volunteer?
3. How are volunteers matched?
4. Does the Village provide insurance to volunteers?
5. What is the volunteer selection process?
6. Who benefits from the program?