By completing and submitting this form, I acknowledge that I am personally offering my services as a volunteer to the Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA solely for civic, charitable or humanitarian reasons, without promise, expectation, or receipt of compensation or benefits. I further acknowledge that I am consenting to the use of my likeness in any photos or videos used for marketing purposes.
I, my heirs, legal representatives and assigns will not make a claim against, sue or prosecute the ASYMCA for property damage, personal injury or death arising from my volunteer activities, including any injuries I may incur as a result of such activities.
I hereby certify that all statements made in my application are true and complete, and I understand that any misstatement of material facts will subject me to disqualification or dismissal.
By volunteering at the ASYMCA Camp Pendleton, you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct as outlined below:
- Volunteers will act in a manner that reflects the high standards of the ASYMCA at all times.
-Volunteers will use positive techniques of guidance, including redirection, positive reinforcement and encouragement rather than competition, comparison and criticism.
-Volunteers will respond to ASY clients and team members with respect and treat all participants equally regardless of sex, race, religion, culture, or other protected status.
-Volunteers will refrain from the use of profanity, inappropriate jokes, and sharing of intimate personal details.
-Volunteers will not harass anyone in any way.
-Volunteers will respect privacy and confidentiality of all ASY clients and team members.
-Volunteers will make every effort to honor their volunteer commitment. If they cannot, they must notify the Volunteer Coordinator or department supervisor of the absence or cancellation.
-Volunteers will maintain good personal hygiene and present themselves in the appropriate attire.
-Volunteers will understand that the ASY Volunteer Coordinator and department supervisors have final word about all programming and services, and all volunteers shall support their decision.
-Volunteers will abide by the guidelines and methods of operation set forth in the handbook.
-Volunteers will refrain from intimate displays of affection towards others in the presence of children, participants, clients, or other team members.
-Volunteers will not use tobacco products, alcohol, or drugs while at any ASY facility or event.
-Volunteers will use their official base access cards only for ASY purposes, will immediately report the loss or theft of an ID card, and will surrender the ID card should they discontinue volunteering.
-Volunteers will use the ASY staff and other experienced volunteers as a resource to answer questions or address concerns, following the correct procedures if reporting a problem and/or grievance.
-When interacting with children, volunteers will avoid being alone with a child.
-Volunteers will report all violations of this Code of Conduct to the Volunteer Coordinator or department supervisor.
All volunteers of the ASYMCA are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, departmental policies and generally acceptable work behaviors. The Armed Services YMCA has the right and responsibility to discontinue any volunteer who fails to comply with the terms in this Volunteer Handbook or the Volunteer Code of Conduct.
All volunteers are required to report a criminal conviction in writing to the Program Director or Human Resources Department within five days of when the conviction occurred or prior to any additional volunteering, whichever comes first. Failure to report a conviction will result in dismissal and surrender of base access.