Burning Seed / Red Earth City 

Code of Conduct
 
 Code of Conduct
 
April 2021
 

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Introduction

It must be stressed that this Code is an interim document, sourced from ‘Our Community’ https://www.ourcommunity.com.au, which is the umbrella organisation to the Institute of Community Directors Australia https://communitydirectors.com.au.
 
It has been adopted by the Red Earth City Pty Ltd Board, while its Burning Seed Town Council (Standing Committee) and its ‘Code of Conduct’ sub-committee, prepares a broader and more tailored ‘Code of Conduct’ to be adopted at a later date.

Volunteers

  • Shall, in all business conducted under the aegis of Burning Seed’s Red Earth City’s company and organisation, place the interests of the organisation over their own interests of those of any other person or persons;
  •  Shall observe the provisions of the Constitution, Committee Guidelines, policies, and rules of the organisation;
  •  Shall treat the other members of the organisation, and the voluntary staff of the organisation, and the office-bearers of the organisation, and the clients of the organisation, with respect;
  • Shall undertake any training necessary for the performance of their duties;
  • Shall, in any work carried out for the organisation, follow the directions of their designated supervisors;
  • Shall not so act as to bring the organisation or its mission into disrepute.

​Volunteer Leads (Co-ordinator / Team Lead / 2IC / Facilitator / etc)

  • Shall, in all business conducted under the aegis of Burning Seed’s Red Earth City’s company and organisation, place the interests of the organisation over their own interests of those of any other person or persons;
  • Shall observe the provisions of the Constitution, Committee Guidelines, policies, and rules of the organisation, including any policies on conflict of interest;
  • Shall enthusiastically and competently carry out the duties specified by their contract of voluntary engagement;
  • Shall treat the other voluntary staff of the organisation, and the members of the organisation, and the office-bearers of the organisation, and the clients of the organisation, with respect;
  • Shall undertake any training necessary for the performance of their duties;
  • Shall, in any work carried out for the organisation, follow the directions of their designated supervisors;
  • Shall not so act as to bring the organisation or its mission into disrepute.​

Members

  • Shall observe the provisions of the Constitution, Committee Guidelines, policies, and rules of the organisation;
  • Shall treat the other members of the organisation, and the voluntary staff of the organisation, and the office-bearers of the organisation, and the clients of the organisation, with respect;
  • Shall not so act as to bring the organisation or its mission into disrepute.

​Board members

  • Shall, in all business conducted under the aegis of Burning Seed’s Red Earth City’s company and organisation, place the interests of the organisation over their own interests of those of any other person or persons;
  • Shall observe the provisions of the Constitution, Committee Guidelines, policies, and rules of the organisation;
  • Shall, as far as possible, attend all meetings of the Board, and, in the event that they are prevented from attending any meeting of the Board, shall notify the Secretary of their absence in advance of the meeting;
  • Shall devote to their duties the amount of time required to carry them out thoroughly and effectively;
  • Shall undertake any training necessary for the performance of their duties;
  • Shall treat the other members of the Board, and the other members of the organisation, and the voluntary staff of the organisation, and the office-bearers of the organisation, and the clients of the organisation, with respect;
  • Shall not so act as to bring the organisation or its mission into disrepute.

​Officebearers

  • Shall carry out enthusiastically and competently the duties assigned to the position;
  • Shall, in all business conducted under the aegis of Burning Seed’s Red Earth City’s company and organisation, place the interests of the organisation over their own interests of those of any other person or persons;
  • Shall observe the provisions of the Constitution, Committee Guidelines, policies, and rules of the organisation;
  • Shall, as far as possible, attend all meetings of the Board, and, in the event that they are prevented from attending any meeting of the Board, shall notify the Secretary of their absence in advance of the meeting;
  • Shall devote to their duties the amount of time required to carry them out thoroughly and effectively;
  • Shall undertake any training necessary for the performance of their duties;
  • Shall treat the other members of the Board, and the other members of the organisation, and the voluntary staff of the organisation, and the office-bearers of the organisation, and the clients of the organisation, with respect;
  • Shall not so act as to bring the organisation or its mission into disrepute.

Policies can be established or altered only by the Red Earth City Pty Ltd Board: Procedures may be altered by the Red Earth City Pty Ltd Board.