Volunteer Reference

CODE OF CONDUCT

Have More Questions? Contact the Volunteer Office at [email protected]

As a volunteer at MFLive presents Roxodus Festival 2019, you are required to follow all expectations as outlined in the Volunteer Code of Conduct below and on our volunteer website. Together, we can all be part of an experience​ ​that​ ​is​ ​fun,​ ​safe,​ ​respectful,​ ​and​ ​fair​ ​for​ ​all​ ​volunteers.

Please consult Roxodus Festival Volunteer Services staff prior to any action or statement which might significantly affect or obligate the festival. This might include: statements to the press or on social media, coalition or lobbying efforts with other organizations, and any agreements involving contractual or​ ​other​ ​financial​ ​obligations.

As a volunteer at MFLive presents Roxodus Festival, you are a representative of the festival when you are on festival grounds, at a festival event, and/or wearing clothing identifying you as a Roxodus Festival volunteer. MFLive presents Roxodus Festival reserves the right to revoke on-site volunteer privileges without notice, or to prevent individuals from participating in future MFLive presents Roxodus Festival related events if any of​ ​the​ ​following​ ​behaviours​ ​are​ ​observed​ ​while​ ​representing​ ​the​ ​festival:

ATTENDANCE

  •  Checking​ ​in​ ​to​ ​the​ ​site​ ​and​ ​not​ ​reporting​ ​for​ ​a​ ​scheduled​ ​shift;
  •  Unreported​ ​or​ ​excessive​ ​absences;
  •  Repeated​ ​tardiness.

PERFORMANCE

  •  Failure​ ​to​ ​be​ ​effective​ ​at​ ​assigned​ ​tasks;
  •  Inappropriate​ ​behaviour​ ​or​ ​negative​ ​attitude;
  •  Unnecessary​ ​use​ ​of​ ​cell​ ​phone​ ​while​ ​on​ ​duty;
  •  Smoking​ ​while​ ​on​ ​duty.

 BEHAVIOUR

  •  Inappropriate​ ​behaviours​ ​or​ ​requests​ ​directed​ ​towards​ ​artists;
  •  Insubordination​ ​(the​ ​act​ ​of​ ​willfully​ ​disobeying​ ​your​ ​superior);
  •  Breach​ ​of​ ​confidentiality;
  •  Theft​ ​of​ ​any​ ​kind​ ​(financial,​ ​property,​ ​etc.);
  •  Destruction​ ​of​ ​ROXODUS Festival ​property​ ​or​ ​damage​ ​to​ ​any​ ​part​ ​of​ ​the​ ​festival​ ​site;
  •  Engaging​ ​in​ ​self-promotion​ ​of​ ​any​ ​kind
  •  Harassment,​ ​in​ ​any​ ​form​ ​(see​ ​Roxodus Volunteer​ ​Harassment​ ​Policy”​ ​below).

ALCOHOL​ ​&​ ​ILLEGAL​ ​SUBSTANCES

  •  Possession​ ​or​ ​use​ ​of​ ​drugs​ ​and/or​ ​illegal​ ​substances;
  •  Consumption​ ​of​ ​alcohol​ ​or​ ​intoxication​ ​while​ ​on​ ​shift;
  •  Underage​ ​drinking;
  •  Excessive​ ​intoxication​ ​while​ ​attending​ ​a​ ​free​ ​show.

OTHER

  •  Any​ ​other​ ​reason​ ​deemed​ ​applicable​ ​by​ ​Volunteer​ ​Services.

MFLive presents Roxodus Festival reserves the right not to discuss details of a dismissal with the volunteer in question. Once a volunteer is dismissed, they must hand in their accreditation and leave the property immediately.

VOLUNTEER​ ​HARASSMENT​ ​POLICY​ ​AND​ ​PROCEDURE

 Have More Questions? Contact the Volunteer Office at [email protected]

As stated in the MFLive presents Roxodus Festival Volunteer Code of Conduct, as part of our zero tolerance policy, harassment in any form will not be tolerated and can lead to dismissal from the festival. Any person who feels that he or she has experienced harassment, including violence and/or sexual harassment, while volunteering at the Roxodus Festival 2019 , may take the recommended steps or file a formal complaint under​ ​this​ ​policy​ ​as​ ​soon​ ​as​ ​possible. Volunteer Services will investigate all concerns, incidents and complaints of festival harassment, including violence and sexual harassment, in a timely and fair manner, respecting the privacy of all concerned​ ​to​ ​the​ ​extent​ ​possible.

DEFINITION:
Harassment 
is a form of misconduct / improper behaviour by a volunteer that is directed at, and is offensive to, another volunteer, and which that person knew or ought reasonably to have known, would be unwelcome and cause offence or harm. It comprises objectionable conduct, comment, or display that demeans, belittles, or causes personal humiliation or embarrassment, and any acts of intimidation or threats, which detrimentally affects individual well-being or the volunteer​ ​environment.

It includes discriminatory harassment within the meaning of the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) which is to harass an individual based on the prohibited grounds of discrimination, which are race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, or conviction of an offence for which a pardon has been granted. For the purposes of this policy within the meaning of the CHRA, the terms Gender Identity and Gender Expression​ ​are​ ​included. Complaint is a formal allegation of harassment submitted in writing to MF Live Roxodus Festival– Volunteer​ ​Services​ ​by​ ​the​ ​volunteer. The MF Live Roxodus festivals are committed to preventing harassment by providing all volunteers with a common understanding of appropriate and expected behaviour, by supporting initiatives to maintain a respectful festival environment, and by helpvolunteers to identify and use the available resources​ ​to​ ​assist​ ​them​ ​when​ ​facing​ ​potential​ ​harassment​ ​situations.

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