Volunteer Code of Conduct
* Volunteers will respect the human dignity and protect the civil and legal rights of all program participants.
* Volunteers will serve with appropriate concern for the program participant’s welfare and with no purpose of personal gain.
* Behavior between PAHL volunteers will be of such character to promote mutual respect and to facilitate the goals of PAHL at all times.
* Statements critical of PAHL or other volunteers will be made privately only as these are verifiable and constructive in purpose.
* Volunteers will respect the importance of all elements of the PAHL system and work to cultivate a professional cooperation with it.
* Volunteers will respect and protect the right of PAHL to be safe-guarded from criminal activity.
No volunteer will use their official position to secure personal privileges or advantages.
* No volunteer will act in their official capacity in any matter in which they have personal interest that could in the least degree impair their objectivity.
* No volunteer will use their official position to promote any partisan political purposes.
* In any public statement, volunteers will clearly distinguish between those that are personal views and those that are statements and positions on behalf of PAHL.
* Volunteers will be diligent in his/her responsibility to record and make available for review any and all information which could contribute to sound decisions affecting a program participant or the public safety.
* Volunteers will report to the program supervisor, without reservation, any corrupt or unethical behavior which could affect either a program participant or the integrity of the organization.
* Volunteers will not discriminate against any program participant on the basis of race, sex, creed, or national origin.
* Volunteers will maintain the integrity of private information; they will neither seek personal data beyond that needed to perform their responsibilities, nor reveal case information to anyone not having proper professional use for such.
* Volunteers will ensure participant information is maintained privately and shared with others only after permission to share information has been granted.
* Volunteers shall not display favoritism or preferential treatment of one participant, or group of participants, over others.
* Volunteers will strive to remain proficient and gain new knowledge related to their job functions.
* Employees/Volunteers are forbidden to engage in any conduct which is criminal in nature or which would bring discredit upon PAHL.
* ABSOLUTELY no use of drugs or alcohol permitted in any endeavour under the PAHL name