Work-Base Learning Code of Conduct


TRANSITION PROGRAM

Code of Conduct for Work-Based Participants

We are in the business of preparing the program participant (Team Member/Intern) for the future.
In order to facilitate the development of employability skills we must agree to certain policies, conduct and standards.

DRESS CODE:

  • Participant will dress age and work appropriate. Polo shirts, jeans without holes, khakis in either black or tan.  Job sites require team members/Interns to be properly attired.  (gym shorts, leggings, T-Shirts with writing on them (unless provided by the job site) sweatpants, hoodies and jersey's are prohibited)
  • Participant will wear closed toe shoes.  No UGGS, slipper shoes, moccasins, sandals, please.  Shoe laces must be tied (SAFETY FIRST).
  • Shirts must have sleeves, not show undergarments and must extend beyond the waist line of pants when the team member is bending over.
    Pants may not show undergarments when team member bends or sits down.
  • Belts required on pants with belt loops.
  • Shorts/skirts must be knee length.
  • Clothing must be clean, wrinkle-free and in good repair.


GROOMING STANDARDS:

Hair must be cleaned and groomed.
Long hair must be tied back on jobs (SAFETY FIRST).
Face must be shaved/groomed.
Evidence of daily hygiene including oral hygiene. (Students should  have a small hygiene kit for lockers-comb, toothbrush, toothpaste.)



Examples of Work Attire


   

Non-compliance of the above will result in remaining at the Center for the day.

CODE -OF-CONDUCT

LEVEL I INFRACTIONS

Bullying of any type.
Stealing form site, staff or participants.
Aggressive behavior/language.
Threats to staff or participants.
Sexual Harassment.

LEVEL I ACTIONS

Immediate
removal from site.
Meeting arranged with participant, staff and parent.
Plan of improvement will be developed and initiated.
Participant will return to site when aforementioned actions are complete.
Participant will show desire for and improvement through daily actions at site.
Failure to improve or a repeat level one infraction will result in permanent removal from site.
If permanent removal is necessary, participant will be placed at in-school sites until plan of improvement is complete.  When plan of improvement is complete, participate will be placed at a new site when an opening is available.

LEVEL II INFRACTIONS

Failure to follow directions from coach, staff.
Leaving work area without permission will result in team member being sent home from program
Failure to follow safety rules.

LEVEL II ACTIONS

One day suspension from site for first offense.
Two day suspension from site for second offense plus meeting with participants and staff.
Three day suspension from site for third offense. Meeting with staff, participant and parent before

LEVEL III INFRACTIONS

Using cell phone at site  (Phones are safely locked up in program for the day.
Using I-pod or MP3 type device at site. (SAFETY FIRST)

LEVEL III ACTIONS

Staff will confiscate phone or device and it will be returned at the end of day.

BUS BEHAVIOR

Only the bus driver operates bus equipment.
Conversational voices will be used while riding.
Phones are not allowed.
I-pods and MP3 type players allowed with earphones. Participants responsible for their own equipment.
Food and drinks are not allowed.
Staff has right to assign seats for non-compliant riders.

BUS BEHAVIOR ACTIONS


Verbal prompt for fit offense.
Verbal prompt and meeting with staff and participant for two to three occurrences.
Retraining of bus safety and courtesy.
Four to five occurrences will result in a meeting with participant, parent and staff.
Suspension of bus privileges until meeting.