Bee Sober is a non-profit organisation offering support, socialising and raising awareness for people and organisations who are interested in finding out about living a sober lifestyle.
The Parties agree and acknowledge that the volunteer shall offer educational and informative talks, without profit, in connection with Bee Sober operating through the Bee Sober Website and social media channels. The volunteer agrees that all talks will be provided to organisations free of charge and agreed with Bee Sober prior to agreeing to deliver the talk. Any monies donated by the organisation will be received by Bee Sober to fund the community work we offer. The volunteer will not receive any monetary compensation, fee or salary for their work with Bee Sober.
As a volunteer for Bee Sober you are representing the Bee Sober brand and its ethos. You are expected to be confident in your sobriety in order to become a volunteer and have good intentions to remain sober throughout the duration of your contract with us.
Should you decide to drink alcohol, please inform us, and without judgement, relinquish your role as a volunteer.
Please promote the Bee Sober brand in your social media channels where the opportunity arises. Please ensure you wear a Bee Sober T-shirt when delivering your talk/presentation. Please only promote the Bee Sober support options including The Sober Experiment during your presentation and do not use this as an opportunity for self-promotion.
Social media channels including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, among others can be set up using the brand name Bee Sober but if you use this, they will remain the property of Bee Sober and as such, if a volunteer chooses to relinquish responsibilities, the account will either need to be removed, renamed and rebranded or handed over to Bee Sober.
As a volunteer, you will be expected to make contact with organisations to seek out speaking opportunities. If contacted directly for a speaking opportunity on behalf of Bee Sober, please ensure we are made aware of this and we are able to have an initial consultation with the organisation, prior to confirming or booking.
Free events should take place in schools, rehabilitation/detox centres and workplaces that do not have a budget to pay for talks. If in doubt, please refer all organisations to Bee Sober CIC in the first instance. Once we have discussed our Terms and Conditions with an organisation, we will put you in contact with them to organise mutually convenient dates and times for your talk.
Please DO NOT CANCEL TALKS if you cannot attend. Refer any concerns to us as we will often be able to secure a replacement or reschedule.
As a volunteer, you may wish to market and promote Bee Sober. All marketing and promotion should be done with the consent and permission of Bee Sober and in line with our values.
From time to time, will ask you to advertise Bee Sober products and services and by signing this contract you agree to do this.
If approached for any press release, public appearances or other media mention, please discuss this with us and ensure you refer to yourself as a volunteer for Bee Sober and any links should be to the website www.beesoberofficial.com
By applying to become a volunteer for Bee Sober, you agree to appearing on our website as a volunteer.
By applying to be a volunteer, you are agreeing to purchase a Bee Sober T-Shirt which you will wear at all speaking events.
The Parties to this Agreement may not disclose to any third party, the use of the works engaged by the volunteer with the Company without the other party's written consent. Neither Party may sell, nor disclose with any third party any proprietary or confidential information acquired by them in the course of their engagement with the other, without the written consent of the other party.
The volunteer agrees to return to Company all confidential documents, records, or any information owned by the company upon the termination of the Agreement. In case of failure to return the confidential documents, records, or information, the volunteer shall notify the Company and shall agree on how such information shall be disposed or returned to the Company. The volunteer will not disclose any information to others upon termination of the contract.
The volunteer agrees to respect the privacy of all talk participants, adhere to GDPR legislation and will not disclose any passwords or other sensitive information provided by Bee Sober.
The presentation material provided to the volunteer during the training (presentation, handouts, verbal information) will remain the property of Bee Sober and will be returned to Bee Sober upon termination of your volunteer role.
All volunteers agree to undertake a DBS check to undertake their role as a Bee Sober volunteer and will not take part in any volunteer activities until the DBS certificate has been received. Any costs associated with this will be the responsibility of the Volunteer and are not covered by Bee Sober. The current cost is £25.00.
Period and Termination
This Contract shall remain effective and enforceable for a period of 12 months, beginning on the date of effectivity of this agreement up until the year thereafter, unless prematurely terminated by either party.
Should any party decide to terminate this Agreement prior the date of maturity, the party shall notify the other at least thirty (30) days prior the termination date.
The contract agreement is renewed for a further 12-months upon mutual agreement at the end of each 12-month period.
Representations and Warranties
Representations and Warranties: Bee Sober acknowledges and understands that:
Should any of the provisions of this Agreement be held invalid by any competent court, the same shall apply only to the said provision and the remaining provisions hereof shall remain valid and enforceable.
You are not employed by Bee Sober in any capacity and the work you undertake is voluntary and at your own risk. You are not entitled to bring any legal action for loss or damage to Bee Sober. To protect yourself and your participants, you should consider purchasing Public Liability Insurance but are not required to do this by law.
Any action arising from or brought under this Contract shall be filed with the proper courts of UK Law, to the exclusion of all other venues that are hereby expressly and willingly waived by the parties.
By submitting your application to become a volunteer, you acknowledge and agree to these terms and conditions.