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Volunteer Handbook Catholic Charities Fort Worth 07-15-11

Volunteer Handbook Catholic Charities Fort Worth 07-15-11

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Welcome Letter from President/CEO, Heather Reynoldspg 2Mission, Vision, Valuespg 3History of Catholic Charitiespg 4Volunteer Process and Assignmentpg 7Volunteer Information pg 9
Dress Code
Visitor Access
Sign In and Sign Out
Designated Smoking AreasAgency Policies
Code of Conduct and Ethical Practicepg 11
Confidentialitypg 12
Conflict of Interestpg 12
Drug and Alcohol Policypg 13
Grievance Policypg 13
Legal Mandate of Reporting Abuse and Neglectpg 15
Medical Treatmentpg 16
Protection of Reporters of Suspected Misconductpg 16(Whistleblower Policy)
Removal Policypg 17
Special Health Precautionspg 17What to Expect as a Catholic Charities Volunteerpg 18
Welcome from President/CEO, Heather Reynolds
Welcome to Catholic Charities! You’re part of an organization that cares forchildren, strengthens families and welcomes the stranger.Volunteers are crucial as we strive to end poverty in our community. In 2010,volunteers gave over 25,000 hours of time, not only reducing costs, but alsocontributing resources for an added benefit valued at $524,000.Volunteers serve in hundreds of jobs ranging from working alongside our IT staff,teaching financial education, redesigning our agency website, providing child carefor those in need, teaching English as a second language, and setting upapartments for homeless families and refugees. And, there is more work to bedone.We consider you a member of our team. As team members, we will work togetherto find the right opportunity for you. If there is a job you would like to provide, Iencourage you to talk with one of our volunteer specialists. Thank you for choosing Catholic Charities. The time, treasure and talents that youdedicate to Catholic Charities Fort Worth will continue to allow us to make a realchange in our community, including getting many hard working families out of poverty. We are so blessed to have you involved. Together, we are making adifference in the lives of those who need hope and help.With sincere gratitude,Heather ReynoldsPresident/CEO
Catholic Charities is a faith based organization that is committed to live out thecommission of Jesus Christ by welcoming the stranger, feeding the poor, clothingthe naked, and caring for children.Our rich history in Catholic Social Teaching provides the foundation for why we dothe work we do. Each individual who walks through our doors in need is met withrespect, compassion, and hospitality. It is the duty and responsibility of all staff andvolunteers to conduct themselves with integrity, to practice hospitality to all, tomaintain a commitment to excellence in services, and to practice good stewardshipof the resources with which we have been entrusted.Catholic Charities provides services to all in need and does not discriminate basedon creed, race, ethnicity, or culture. Catholic Charities is committed to providing thehighest quality of services in order to achieve our vision of being people of faithhelping people in need.
 To provide service to those in need;to advocate compassion and justice in the structures of society;to call all people of good will to do the same.
People of faith helping people in need
: Catholic Charities values and respects all clients, staff, volunteers, andother participants. Deriving our roots from Catholic social teaching, CatholicCharities recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every individual. Each personinvolved with Catholic Charities is made in the image of God and each person is theclearest reflection of God among us.Related Catholic Social Teaching: Human Dignity; Community and the CommonGoodBiblical Reference: Genesis 5: 1-2
: Catholic Charities operates in accordance with its stated values andexpects all staff and employees to act accordingly. Catholic Charities sets the

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