It is Your Right:

  • To receive the orientation, training and supervision necessary to do the job
  • To feel that your efforts have real purpose and contribute to the organization’s mission
  • To receive feedback and evaluation on the work that you perform
  • To be treated with respect and as an equal partner within the organization
  • To be trusted with confidential information necessary to carry out your assignment
  • To be kept informed on relevant matters within the organization you work with
  • To expect that your time will not be wasted by poor planning or coordination by the organization
  • To be covered under the organization’s liability policy for volunteers in the event of an accident

It is Your Responsibility:

  • Not to take on more responsibility than you can handle
  • To meet time commitments or to provide appropriate notice so alternative arrangements can be made
  • To perform the tasks assigned to you to the best of your ability
  • To provide input on ways your tasks might be better performed
  • To follow organizational policies and procedures
  • To respect those confidences entrusted to you
  • To be open-minded and respectful towards opinions shared with you
  • To notify the organization in advance of absences or schedule changes that may affect them