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Volunteer Policy 221.00
Johnson County Community College
Series: 400 Personnel
Section: Volunteer Policy

Applicability: This Policy applies to Volunteers, as defined herein, and all Johnson County Community College employees intending to utilize Volunteers to perform services for the College.

Statement:  The College recognizes the importance of individuals who perform services in support of the College’s mission without expectation or receipt of compensation, benefits or consideration for the services provided (“Volunteers”). The Board of Trustees authorizes Volunteers to serve at the College in accordance with this Policy and applicable laws and regulations.

Volunteers must be assigned to and serve under the supervision of a College employee. Volunteers are subject to applicable College policies and procedures governing employee conduct, including but not limited to Discrimination, Harassment or Retaliation Policy 420.01, Substance Abuse Policy 424.03 and Conflict of Interests Policy 431.00. A Volunteer’s services may be discontinued by the College at any time for any reason.  

Limitations on Volunteers:

  1. A College employee may not perform volunteer services for the College that are identical or similar to his/her duties as an employee.
  2. An individual under the age of 18 may not perform volunteer services for the College without the permission of a parent/guardian, and direct supervision from the parent/guardian may be required for minors requiring supervision as determined by the College.

Background Checks on Volunteers: Volunteers may be required to undergo a background check; and Volunteers who will be driving College vehicles and/or transporting themselves or others on behalf of the College may be required to undergo annual driver’s license and motor vehicle record verification.

Date of Adoption: 09/25/2014