Volunteer Code of Conduct

TEAMWORK

  • Work together to create an event and environment that is inclusive, supportive and encouraging to all, promoting participation and cooperation
  • Recognise and acknowledge each other’s skills, abilities and achievements, share the load and provide encouragement
  • Help others achieve their endeavours
  • Acknowledge that we are a team

RESPECT

  • Treat each other with courtesy, sensitivity, tact, consideration and respect

TRUST

  • Honour the confidentiality people may place in us
  • Be truthful with our colleagues and ourselves
  • Express our views openly and directly without fear or favour, with tact and in accordance with known, available facts
  • Acknowledge we sometimes make mistakes and accept responsibility for our actions

COMMITMENT

  • Believe in doing a job the right way with enthusiasm
  • Take pride in our actions and tasks
  • Share and promote the culture, purpose and objectives of TeslaFest
  • Ask for support when needed
  • Keep the Festival office informed about changes to circumstances

SAFETY

  • Take care of, respect and support each other
  • Promote healthy and safe work practices
  • Respect and use all equipment in the way which it was intended
  • Report all injuries, illnesses, accidents and near misses immediately to the appropriate people
  • Recognise that common sense is fundamental to our safety

DRUGS & ALCOHOL

  • Do not be under the influence of alcohol while on shift.
  • Respect the festivals zero tolerance towards illegal substances

SELF DISCIPLINE

  • Exercise self control in managing stress, anger and our attitude in general
  • Recognise our limitations and those of others

COMMUNICATION

  • Practice effective listening
  • Value two-way communication
  • Seek advice whenever appropriate
  • Respect constructive comment and feedback

LEADERSHIP & DISCIPLINE

  • Give clear directions
  • Lead in a responsible, patient and encouraging manner
  • Recognise the Chain of Command as part of THE festival structure and use it to support our activities as appropriate
  • Share leadership through delegation and empowerment

EQUITY & DIVERSITY

  • Stand up for the rights of others as well as our own
  • Treat all people as unique individuals and value their beliefs, opinions, knowledge and experiences irrespective of race, religion, colour, age, sex, gender, creed, hobbies or musical tastes
  • Assign roles according to talents and abilities