1. Volunteers are not to be left alone with children at any time without the supervision of at least one staff member. 2. Volunteers shall not abuse clients including but not limited to; a. Physical Abuse – strike, spank, shake or slap b. Verbal Abuse – humiliate, degrade, or threaten c. Sexual Abuse – including inappropriate touching and exposure 3. Volunteers are not to operate any motor vehicle while volunteering at the daycare center. 4. Neither Educational First Steps nor the child care center where the volunteer is placed will be held responsible for any injury sustained by a volunteer while volunteering. 5. Volunteers must not discriminate against any child on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, creed, sex, age, socioeconomic status, handicap, nationality, political belief, sexual orientation, or religion. 6. Volunteers must maintain and protect the confidentiality and identity of children served by EFS. Except when required by law or judicial order, staff must secure the client’s informed consent before releasing information for the agency. 7. Volunteers must not accept payment from families or affiliates for services performed. 8. Using or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs will not be permitted. 9. Volunteers will portray a positive role model for clients by maintaining an attitude of respect, patience, integrity, courtesy, and maturity.