Friends @ Home Code of Conduct
As a parent of a child who has special needs participating in the Friendship Circle:
I understand that Friendship Circle will match my child with either a preteen/teenage or adult volunteer.
I understand that, it is necessary for me, as parent(s)/guardian(s) to assume full oversight and supervision responsibilities with respect to all activities Friendship Circle’s assigned teen mentor(s) share(s) with my child in connection with his/her participation in the program.
I agree to respect the privacy of all participants of the Friendship Circle and to keep personal information confidential.
If someone gets hurt or some other incident occurs during a Friendship Circle program, it is my responsibility
to immediately report the occurrence to Friendship Circle staff.
As an express precondition of your child’s admission into the program, this parental consent form must be signed and returned to the Friendship Circle. Execution of this parental consent form serves as your acknowledgement: (1) of the critical importance friendship circle places on your agreement to at all times have at least one parent/guardian “on premises” during the entirety of each program related visitation; and (2) that the parent/guardian takes full responsibility for everything that transpires during the visit and exempts friendship circle from any responsibility or liability; and (3) the failure to abide by this requirement may, in the exercise of Friendship Circle’s sole and absolute discretion, result in the termination of all further program related visitations with your child.
I have carefully read and agree to abide and be bound by all additional rules and policies in the Friendship Circle Handbook and any additional rules pertinent to specific events.
I give my child permission to participate in Friendship Circle. I understand that participation in Friendship Circle activities involves a certain degree of risk and can be physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding. I have carefully
considered the risk involved and give consent for myself and/or my child to participate in this activity. I also understand that participation in this activity is entirely voluntary and requires participants to abide and be bound by all applicable rules and policies as set forth in the Friendship Circle Friends @ Home Handbook, as it may be modified from time to time and any additional rules pertinent to specific events. I understand that this local Friendship
Circle is independently owned, operated and controlled I release the Friendship Circle and its employees, directors, officers, and volunteers as well as its affiliates and all other organizations associated with Friendship Circle from
any and all claims or liability arising out of this participation.