Volunteer Rules of Conduct

Volunteers are non-paid personnel of Suffolk Humane Society

As a volunteer, I am expected to:

  • Conduct myself in a professional manner at all times when involved in Humane Society activities;
  • Perform my tasks under the guidelines established within the job description for that task;
  • Support and adhere to all established policies and procedures of Suffolk Humane Society;
  • Wear appropriate attire when in a volunteer capacity.

As a volunteer, I understand and agree that:

  • I am providing my services in a volunteer capacity without any expressed or implied promise of a salary or employment benefits;
  • Using or being under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited while volunteering with Suffolk Humane Society;
  • Smoking while volunteering with the Humane Education program is prohibited;
  • Verbal abuse to other volunteers will not be tolerated;
  • My volunteer involvement may be terminated if I do not meet my commitment in an appropriate manner, or otherwise fail to adhere to policies and procedures as outlined in the Humane Education volunteer training manual.
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