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Board members, volunteers, employees and contractors at Achievers Club WA Inc. are required to abide by this code of conduct.

All people involved in the Achievers Club WA Inc. will:

  1. Work towards the achievement of the aims and purposes of the organisation.

  2. Maintain a duty of care towards others involved in our programs and activities.

  3. Maintain a child safe environment for children and young people.

  4. Be fair, considerate and honest with others.

  5. Treat children and young people with respect and value their ideas and opinions.

  6. Act as positive role models in their conduct with children and young people.

  7. Be professional in their actions.

  8. Respect the privacy of children, their families and teachers/carers, and only disclose information to people who have a need to know.

  9. Operate within the policies and guidelines of Achievers Club WA Inc.

  10. Report all incidents, concerns or suspicions relating to child abuse or a breach of this code of conduct to a Designated Contact Officer, Chapter Coordinator or Board Member.

  11. Contact the police if a child is at immediate risk of abuse. Phone 000.

 

No person shall:

  1. Shame, humiliate, oppress, belittle or degrade children or young people.

  2. Unlawfully discriminate against any child.

  3. Engage in any activity with a child or young person that is likely to physically or emotionally harm them.

  4. Initiate any physical contact with a child or young person.

  5. Be alone with a child or young person unnecessarily and for more than a very short time.

  6. Develop a ‘special’ relationship with a specific child or young person for their own needs that is not within the scope of the Achievers Club WA Inc. mentoring programme.

  7. Show favouritism through the provision of gifts or inappropriate attention.

  8. Arrange contact, including online contact, with children or young people or their families outside of the organisation’s programs and activities.

  9. Photograph or video a child or young person without the consent of the child and his/her parents or guardians.

  10. Work with children or young people while under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs.

  11. Engage in open discussions of a mature or adult nature in the presence of children.

  12. Use inappropriate language in the presence of children.

  13. Do anything in contravention of the organisation’s policies, procedures or this Code of Conduct.

 

What happens if you breach this Code of Conduct

If you breach this Code of Conduct you will face disciplinary action, including and up to termination of employment or cessation of engagement with the organisation.

Code of Conduct

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