Terms of Use

The Volunteer Market Terms of Use

Welcome to www.thevolunteermarket.ca ("Volunteer Market" or “website”). The Volunteer Market is provided to you by the Canadian Red Cross, Atlantic Canada. This policy is effective March 1, 2011.

By accessing the Volunteer Market you are agreeing to the following terms, which are designed to make sure that the Volunteer Market works for everyone.

Basic Terms

You are responsible for your use of the Volunteer Market, for any content you post to the Volunteer Market, and for any consequences thereof. The content you submit, post, or display will be able to be viewed by other users of the website and through third party services and websites (such as Facebook and Twitter). You should only provide content that you are comfortable sharing with others under these terms.

Code of Conduct

Please be respectful of everyone using the website. Your requests for volunteers or your pledge to make a donation should be made with good intention, honesty and integrity. It is up to you and the person you make a voluntary agreement with to perform volunteer work or pledge donations to fulfill your commitment. We cannot force anyone to fulfill their obligation but we hope that in the aim of raising funds for the Canadian Red Cross, you will follow through on your commitment. It is up to you to confirm that work was satisfactory completed and to then make payment directly to the Canadian Red Cross.

All posts are moderated, which means that inflammatory, vulgar or otherwise inappropriate posts will be removed.


All content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such content. We may not monitor or control the content posted via the Volunteer Market and, we cannot take responsibility for such content. Any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the Volunteer Market or obtained by you through the website is at your own risk.

We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any content or communications posted via the website or endorse any opinions expressed via the Services. You understand that by using the website, you may be exposed to content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabelled or are otherwise deceptive. Under no circumstances will the Canadian Red Cross or Extreme Group be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the website or broadcast elsewhere.


Any information that you provide to the Volunteer Market is subject to our Privacy Policy [http://www.redcross.ca/article.asp?id=006567&tid=001], which governs our collection and use of your information. You understand that through your use of the Volunteer Market you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in the Privacy Policy) of this information, including the transfer of this information to countries outside of Canada for storage. As part of providing you the Volunteer Market, we may need to provide you with certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages. These communications are considered part of the Volunteer Market and your account, which you may not be able to opt-out from receiving.

You retain your rights to any content you submit, post or display on or through the Volunteer Market. By submitting, posting or displaying content on or through the Volunteer Market, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).


You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the website and for any activities or actions under your password. We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols) with your account. The Canadian Red Cross and Extreme Group cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.

Thank you for participating by giving your time, volunteer efforts and donations to the Canadian Red Cross.