Code of conduct
Code of conduct
This code of conduct has been written by Think Volunteer and applies to all employees, volunteers and trainees who participate with Think Volunteer and our partner organisations. In this document, referred to as ‘volunteer’. The code of conduct exists from a number of guidelines that our volunteers should comply with.
1. Any volunteer who will participating in one of Think Volunteer social and educational project is obliged to participate at the workshop that is being prepared for work.
2. It is not allowed to bring a child of your project without parent’s permission and it is not allowed to bring project staff to a location outside the project, even when this for project purposes.
3. It is not allowed to bring a child of your project to your own shelter.
4. Any donations / gifts should always be in consultation with local staff
handed over to the target group.
5. Taking pictures and / or videos is only allowed under the approval of parents and local staff. Always ask for permission before taking and publishing photo and video because we are dealing with privacy.
6. Each volunteer is expected to use a proper and appropriate language around the target group of the project.
7. Every volunteer is expected to be careful when having physical contact with the target group of the project.
8. Under no circumstances may childcare be a distinction between
children are made (no favorites).
9. Accept the limits and signals that the audience delivers, both verbal and non-verbal. Not everyone has the need to be touched. Be alert here.
10. Volunteers must avoid any form of sexual approach and abuse relative to the minor. All sexual acts, contacts and relationships between the volunteer and minor to 18 years are under no circumstances allowed and become considered sexual cross-border behavior.
11. Every volunteer is expected to keep the atmosphere surrounds the project safe and respectful.
12. If the volunteer’s behavior indicates that it is not in accordance with this code of conduct and suspicions of sexual cross-border behavior, the person is obliged to be reported to the authorized person.
13. Every volunteer is expected to not interfering private life of the target group than functionally necessary.
14. Every volunteer is expected to show respect to the local community
partner organizations, local colleagues and the target group. You accept the other as he is
and does not discriminate. You are a guest in this country and must adapt to local conditions.
15. As a volunteer you should be a good role model. Violence or aggressive behaviors are prohibited.
16. Drugs (hard and soft) are prohibited by law in Indonesia and there are strict penalties for drug users. Because of that, every volunteer expected to not use drugs. Using drug is entirely at your own risk.
17. As a volunteer, you must comply with the rules set up from the partner organization. You are expected to always follow the instructions from the partner organization. When the volunteer does not adhere to the rules of conduct, exclusion of Participation in the project and / or the agreement with the volunteer is terminated.