Welcome to the Scarborough Museum Volunteer Youth Collective!
This agreement is intended to indicate the importance of volunteer services to us. The intent of the agreement is to assure you of our deep appreciation for your services and to indicate our commitment to do the very best we can to make the volunteer experience here a productive and rewarding one.
The volunteer is committed to the following:
- To perform volunteer duties to the best of my ability.
- To adhere to Divisional policies and procedures, including record keeping requirements and confidentiality of center and client information.
- To meet time and duty commitments, or provide adequate notice so that alternate arrangements can be made.
- To act at all times as a member of the team responsible for accomplishing the mission of the Division.
Scarborough Museum, Museum Services is committed to provide the following:
- Adequate information, training and assistance for the volunteer to be able to meet the responsibilities of their position.
- To ensure diligent supervisory support to the volunteer and provide them with feedback on their performance.
- To respect the skills, dignity and individual needs of the volunteer and to do our best to adjust to these individual requirements.
- To be receptive to any comments from the volunteer regarding ways in which we might mutually better accomplish our respective tasks.
- To treat the volunteer as an equal partner with Division staff, jointly responsible for accomplishment of the Division mission.
The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006. The information is used to determine eligibility for a volunteer placement. Note: The City has the authority to conduct police reference checks on people applying for specific volunteer positions located in areas that would deal with children and/or vulnerable adults. Volunteers being considered for any of these positions will be required to complete a police reference check. 1) Some placements require volunteers to be tested for Tuberculosis and be inoculated against certain communicable diseases such as Hepatitis B and the flu for health and safety reasons. This may apply to volunteers considered for placements only in specific areas (e.g. Homes for the Aged, Emergency Medical Services, Children's Services)For City volunteers and those who are on placements the minimum age is 14 years for the majority of City work environments. However the minimum age is 16 years in any City worksite that could be considered a factory under the Occupational Health & Safety Act.