02.01.08: Visitors on outreach

Policy
All potential visitors must receive permission from the outreach coordinator for visiting an intern on outreach. For internships of four months or less, visits are not encouraged; for internships longer than four months, permission will be given on a case­-by­-case basis. 

Procedures
  1. To obtain affirmation for a visitor on outreach
  • Intern or potential visitor contacts outreach coordinator.
  • Outreach coordinator may consult with discipleship coach if desired.
  • After the outreach coordinator approves the visit, the intern corresponds with the outreach coordinator to determine the most appropriate time for the visit.
    2. Intern agrees to the following:
  • Boyfriends and girlfriends are encouraged not to visit during outreach. Visits by a fiancé of an intern are considered depending on the outreach location.
  • To not travel alone with a visitor of the opposite sex for more than a daytime outing
  • To ask the visitor to be considerate of the intern’s scheduled activities
  • To encourage the visitor to participate in service assignments when determined appropriate by the intern and the outreach coordinator
Effective: 1986. Revised: 06/2016.
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