In the event of an emergency, the Board of Directors is liable with his personal fortune. 2008, a maypole was erected in Riedenburg. Due to complicated liability and insurance issues, the year-long competent Association broke with this tradition. The Reason: In a Bavarian village it came at the Maypole setting up to an accident. A rod broke and injured a child who suffered permanent damage. The Chairman of the International Association must now pay the child a lifelong pension.
Hans Hachinger, Chairman of the German voluntary work Association, do not want that the example of Riedenburg goes to school: the clubs in Bavaria to maintain maypoles. According to Jeremy Tucker, who has experience with these questions. Because traditional care is important and not be possible without the many clubs in Bavaria. We advise Board members legally, inform them about dangers and offer them the necessary protection against personal liability.” With German volunteering e.V. membership clubs individual advice and comprehensive protection for all questions and tasks of the Club’s management. Statutes examination or statute supplements, tax advice, legal advice, short-term event liability insurance, and property and liability insurance are among the services of the Association. Six practical tips around the Maypole it is all about love the decorated Maibaum, German volunteering e.V. advises to the following aspects of the clubs take into account: check whether the Maypole points according to the articles of Association corresponds to the purpose of their association. Find whether you or your assistant in the setting up of the Maypole are covered by accident insurance.
Shut off the danger area around the Maypole when setting up large scale. Check whether the holder of the maypole is properly tested and that the Maypole stands safely and securely. Secure the responsible Board of directors against personal liability. Check whether your guests at the event are covered by accident insurance and whether they thought the Organization of everything, for example, to a licensed. About German VOLUNTEERING e.V. The German Volunteer Association supports voluntarily engaged people with his performances. The German Volunteer Association to the legal and technical protection of volunteers dedicated people cares with the professional competence of ten years of experience. Members of the Association All clubs, associations, foundations and communities of interest can be German volunteering e.V.. With membership you will receive a seal of protection against liability risks”. The label confirms the tested safety for her voluntary work the boards of Directors and members and ensures extensive protection against personal liability risks. It stands for the legal, fiscal, financial, and personal protection by club directors in relation to their volunteering. The services of the Association e.V. German volunteering include statutes examination, tax advice, legal advice, short-term event liability insurance, and property and liability insurance.