Volunteer Service Agreement for the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.

What is a Volunteer?

A Volunteer is an Individual that if offering their time to help support the mission of SCARS in helping to support victims.

What is a Partner?

A Partner is a group (informal or formal), or nonprofit or organization that is involved with some aspect of what SCARS is involved with or related capacity, that helps or provides services to victims of cybercrime in some way and wants to be affiliated with SCARS for its benefit and also the benefit of those that they serve.

Instructions

To be a Volunteer or Partner working with SCARS in the assistance and support of scam victims, their families, friends, or the general public, each Volunteer needs to read and accept this agreement.

To confirm your acceptance to the Volunteer Services Agreement on this page complete the form fields at the bottom of the page.

You are welcome to save a copy of this page (CTRL-S) or print it (CTRL-P) for your records.

If there are updates to the agreement we may request that you confirm your acceptance for the newer version again.

We sincerely thank you for agreeing to help SCARS and especially for your invaluable help in assisting scam victims!

After you submit this form, our Review Committee will decide on your status and if you will be accepted. You are not approved until you receive a formal approval from SCARS.

Vianey Gonzalez, Director
Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.
A Tax-Exempt Nonprofit U.S. Corporation Supporting Victims Worldwide

SCARS Volunteer / Partner Services Agreement (“Agreement”)

This Agreement, made on [current_date] by and between the individual volunteer or partner entity named below hereinafter referred to as “Volunteer”, and the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc., a nonprofit corporation domiciled in the United States of America hereinafter referred to as “SCARS”

The “Volunteer” desires and intends to donate their time or personal services to SCARS, and said SCARS intends to accept the donation of the Volunteer’s services. Or to act as an affiliate of SCARS in a capacity to utilize the benefits of SCARS for their audience, members, or country.

In consideration of the mutual promises, the parties hereto agree as follows:

FOR INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEERS

1. The “Volunteer” agrees to donate time or services to SCARS in the capacity of a “Victims’ Assistance Support & Educational Volunteer.”  These services shall include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  1. Assist Scam Victims to find and join SCARS’ Victims Groups on Social Media
  2. Assist Scam Victims by guiding them to appropriate SCARS publications
  3. Assist Scam Victims by helping to engage in dialog providing knowing and caring support
  4. Assist SCARS in properly representing their messages and reputation in public and within Scam Victim Communities

FOR PARTNERS:

The “Volunteer” (Affiliated Partner Entity) agrees to join with SCARS in the capacity of a “Partner” In one of the following roles based upon their capabilities and legal status:

  1. Victims’ Educational Partner – not incorporated or formalized entity – serving to educate victims about the subject matter.
  2. Victims’ Assistance Partner – serves the needs of victims and assists or supports them, and has formalized training or certification in victims’ assistance through a recognized body.
  3. Victims’ Assistance Organization Partner – serves the needs of victims and assists or supports them, and is registered or incorporated in their area or country.
  4. Victims’ Services Partner – is an entity or organization that provides services or education to victims in other ways – this may be a “for-profit” business subject to limitations.
  5. For other potential types of affiliations please contact us to explore: contact@AgainstScams.org

Additionally, the Volunteer or Parter understands and agrees to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Volunteer or Partner will never engage in any hostile actions with could harm Crime Victims or the reputation or professional standing of SCARS.
  2. Volunteer or Partner will comply with all SCARS Code of Conduct and other applicable Standards and Policies identified by SCARS as being a requirement for Volunteers or Partners (see www.AgainstScams.org).
  3. The Volunteer’s or Partner’s services are without monetary compensation (in the event that there is any monetary compensation it must be disclosed and approved by SCARS).
  4. Volunteer or Partner is not an employee, contractor, nor sub-contractor of SCARS and expects no present or current or future salary, wages, or other benefits for these voluntary services on any type.
  5. Individual Volunteer agrees to follow the supervision and direction of any personnel, employee, or volunteer, to whom volunteer has been assigned to perform services as may be designated by SCARS management
  6. Volunteer or Partner agrees to participate in any training required by SCARS in order to perform the voluntary services (as long as there is no cost to the Volunteer or Partner) and is customary and reasonable.
  7. Volunteer or Partner further understands that it may be representing SCARS in the performance of voluntary services and shall act professionally without conflict or other inappropriate actions at all times.
  8. Volunteers or Partners shall be solely responsible for their own actions.
  9. Unless otherwise designated by separate agreement or notice, the Volunteer or Partner is not a shareholder, board member, or officer of SCARS.
  10. Volunteer further agrees that Volunteer or Partner will fully cooperate with SCARS and its agents in any investigation, lawsuit, arbitration, or any other legal or quasi-legal proceedings that arise from the matters covered by this agreement or the actions of the Volunteer or Partner.
  11. Volunteer or Partner may terminate their voluntary service relationship or affiliation with SCARS at any time, however, all terms of this Agreement shall remain binding.
  12. SCARS may terminate this voluntary services agreement and or affiliation at any time for any reason.

I, the “Volunteer” signing below understand that my Volunteer relationship or affiliation will begin when approved by SCARS and include such duties and responsibilities as may be agreed.

  • About You

  • Please enter your real name
  • Please enter the name you use on social media if it is different than your real name
  • From time to time SCARS may send something through the mail to you - such as awards or certificates
  • We may have need to communicate outside of social media if something urgent occurs.
  • Do you have any specialized skills, training, profession, titles, or degrees?
  • Your Experience With Scams / Cybercrimes

  • Explain briefly about your experience with scams or cybercrimes? Were you a victim? How long ago?
  • For Partners

  • Are you government registered or incorporated?
  • How many people you help or support? How many members do you have?
  • Enter the web address URL below
  • Social Media Activity

  • Are you an admin or moderator in any social media groups or pages - be sure to list them in the box in the next question.
  • Are you connected with any anti-scam group on social media or the web? Is there any group you frequent or support? Please enter the names in the box.
  • Complete Form & Apply

  • Please check the box to confirm
  • Pursuant to law - Enter Your Full Name Below As Your Signature Agreeing To This Volunteer / Partner Services Agreement
  • This information is for SCARS use only and will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with any third-party or made public.
  • Privacy Information

  • Before submitting this form, please review how SCARS processes the personal information you provide via this form.

    We will process and store your personal information for the purpose associated with this form and for future communications from SCARS.

    We may store your data with a third party vendor (such as Microsoft, Wordpress, etc.) to help us manage our data.

    In some cases we may forward your personal information to our licensing partner or contact you directly to request additional information.

    Your information will be processed in accordance with SCARS's privacy policy privacy policy.

    Please reach out to privacy@againstscams.org.com if you have any concerns with SCARS managing your data.

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