Onward Israel Remote Terms of Agreement
Onward Israel Remote Terms of Agreement
Please read the following program Terms and Agreements, as they impose legal obligations on you as a future participant of Onward Israel Remote. By applying to participate in the program, you agree to fully comply with and to be bound by any and all program Terms of Agreement as a future participant.
By the terms “you” and “participant/s or future participant/s” we refer to you the undersigned, and by the terms “we” and “Onward Israel”/”Onward Israel staff” we refer to Onward Israel Internships & Opportunities Ltd and/or the Onward Israel partner organization and/or Israel-based program provider (depending on the individual Onward Israel Remote program).
All program rules and restrictions apply throughout the entirety of the program. Any failure to comply with Onward Israel remote program rules and restrictions may result in consequences to you, including but not limited to disciplinary measures as set forth in this document, at the sole discretion of Onward Israel, up to and including immediate dismissal from the program. No refund will be provided to a participant who has been dismissed from the program or to those who decide to withdraw on their own volition for any reason whatsoever.
Though participants are above the age of 18 and are considered legal adults, Onward Israel, partner organizations and program organizers’ staff reserves the right to speak directly to each of those listed by participants as “Emergency Contacts” in their applications with regards to their participation in their Onward Israel program which include, inter alia, program’s details, behavioral/disciplinary and medical-related issues in addition to any other program’s related details that the staff deems necessary upon its sole discretion.
Screening and Registration:
Although registration processes for each individual Onward Israel Remote program may vary, acceptance into your Onward Israel Remote program is contingent upon the completion of requested documents to Onward Israel OR the Israel-based program provider (depending on the individual Onward Israel program). We encourage applicants to pursue credit opportunities or other forms of university approval for their proposed remote internship. Final acceptance into the program will be confirmed after all of the requested documents are submitted, reviewed by the program organizer and approved by Onward Israel. Please note that Onward Israel reserves its right to refrain from approval.
You understand that you will be placed at a company for an unpaid Internship as part of your educational experience with Onward Israel. This Internship will allow you on-the-job training to supplement the educational content offered by Onward Israel. You will not receive wages and are not considered an employee of Onward Israel or the Company at which you are interning for minimum wages and overtime purposes. You will not receive any employee benefits whatsoever. A paid job at the Company at which you are interning is not guaranteed upon completion of the internship or completion of your schooling. At the conclusion of your internship, you are free to accept employment at another business in the same field as your internship. You are prohibited from accepting any type of compensation, whether it be monetary or free goods or services from the business you are interning with during the program.
Code of Conduct:
Participation in Onward Israel Remote is subject to the agreement of the staff of Onward Israel, and the Israel-based program provider. The generous support of philanthropic funds makes your Onward Israel Remote program possible and dramatically reduces the program cost.
The participant agrees to participate fully in all aspects of the Onward Israel remote program, as determined by Onward Israel staff. This includes, but is not limited to the remote internship placement, weekly educational and enrichment meetings and sessions with the internship coordinator, as determined by program staff. Participants who fail to take part in mandatory program aspects will face disciplinary action – anything from warnings, to probation, to removal from the program.
During the program, Onward Israel may find it necessary to alter or add program rules and restrictions. Participants shall comply with all program rules and restrictions including any alterations and/or additions made by Onward Israel, which shall become subject to this Terms of Agreement.
There is a zero-tolerance policy for Onward Israel participants to engage in illicit behaviors. Such behaviors include but are not limited to, violence against persons or property, sexual harassment (verbal, or otherwise), Engaging in illegal behaviors will result in immediate termination from the program if so determined by the program staff.
By submitting this document, you acknowledge and agree that as a future participant in Onward Israel Remote, your actions and behavior reflect on the reputation and standing of Onward Israel, Onward Israel and Israel-based program providers and other supporters of Onward Israel. You are expected to conduct yourself with respect for yourself, the above organizations and your peers. Inappropriate behavior (including in groups settings, and during internship placement) can result in termination from the program as determined by Onward Israel staff.
Upon, completing the full requirements of the program (work projects and distance learning) and the receiving approval from Onward Israel about this, the participant will be eligible to use their participation fee as a $100 towards a credit on a future Onward Israel program. Should a participant be terminated from an Onward Israel program for any reason, the full participation fee will be withheld. If a participant voluntarily decides to leave an Onward Israel program early, full or partial return of the security & participation deposit is at the sole discretion of Onward Israel.
In no event will Onward Israel, its officers, agents, employees or affiliates (collectively, “Covered Persons”), be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, punitive and/or consequential damages), losses or expenses arising in connection with your participation in the Onward Israel program, including any damages, losses or expenses incurred during online sessions and/or internship placements.
So long as a participant is considered a part of the Onward Israel remote program, he or she must comply with any and all safety and/or other instructions provided by Onward Israel’s personnel, whether as stated under this agreement and/or otherwise provided to the participants prior or during the program. These instructions are intended to maintain the well-being and safety of the participants; thus, any violation of such instructions will lead to disciplinary actions against the participant, including without limitation termination from the program.
Evaluation is a critical component of Onward Israel to ensure quality control and assessment of program impact. Therefore, participants in Onward Israel remote are required to participate in all requested quality assessment and impact evaluations that may be conducted by Onward Israel.
Permission for photos/testimonials/videos:
The participant grants permission to Onward Israel, its officers, agents, employees, independent contractors, licensees and assignees (including photographers), to take participant’s photographs and sound/image recordings during the participant’s Onward Israel remote program and to use these photographs and recordings for Onward Israel’s purposes, at its discretion, including, but not limited to, for internal and public relations, fundraising, and activities of Onward Israel and its partners, both in Israel and abroad.
The participant does not have, nor will have in the future, any claims regarding the past or future use by Onward Israel, or any other body operating on its behalf, of the aforementioned photographs and/or sound/image recordings.
The participant recognizes that Onward Israel owns the copyright (or may apply for copyrights) in these photographs and/or sound/image recordings and may derive from them other works and creations in any way or shape that it deems appropriate.
The participant hereby waives the right to inspect or approve the photographs and recordings, or finished versions of works incorporating the photographs and recordings. The participant hereby waives any claims he/she may have based on any usage of the photographs or works derived therefrom in any form, whether it be printed, projected, televised or transmitted via the web, at any time, including, but not limited to claims for either invasions of privacy or libel.
Prohibition Against Discrimination:
Onward Israel expressly prohibits discrimination in hiring, job postings, interviews, performance evaluations, discipline and termination, and any decisions that affect the terms and conditions of employment based on age, alienage or citizenship status, race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, pregnancy and lactation accommodations, disability, sexual orientation, marital and partnership status, alienage or citizenship status, arrest or conviction record, status as victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, credit history, status as a veteran or active military service member, sexual and reproductive health decisions, caregiver status, and genetic predisposition and carrier status.
The relationship between the participant and Onward Israel shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Israel, and subject to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the appropriate courts of competent jurisdiction of Jerusalem.