Volunteer and Coach Code of Conduct

Volunteer and Coach Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct is designed to assist each volunteer and coach in abiding by the mission and philosophy of Special Olympics Ontario.

In return, volunteers and coaches will be treated with respect and openness, be assigned responsibilities appropriate to their level of competence, have access to self-improvement training opportunities and be matched with a level of coaching appropriate to their level of competence. Any volunteer or coach who does not follow this Code of Conduct can be prohibited from participating at any Special Olympics training or competition event.

A volunteer shall:
Uphold the mission and philosophy of Special Olympics Ontario
*Maintain high standards of conduct
*Avoid profane or abusive language
*Abstain from the use of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and/or illegal substances while participation in any Special Olympics sponsored or sanctioned activities. These activities include, but are not limited to , training/practice sessions and competition events.
*Abstain from all illegal activity.

As a Special Olympics Volunteer or Coach, I pledge that: