Membership of U3A Clarence carries with it an expectation of compliance with our Code of Conduct. We expect each member to behave in a courteous and civilised manner in every interaction with other members, tutors and volunteers. Any allegations of breaches of the Code of Conduct will be investigated promptly, confidentially, thoroughly and fairly. A confirmed breach of the Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action. Every member of U3A Clarence is expected to
participate in U3A activities in a positive way and be respectful, courteous and considerate to one another, as well as to staff of the Rosny LINC and library users.
be ethical and honest in their dealings with other U3A members.
wear the lanyard containing their membership card to each session (i) to help one another learn or remember names, (ii) to ensure ready access to the emergency contact details recorded by each member on the reverse of his or her card, and (iii) as evidence of paid-up membership.
observe appropriate confidentiality in relation to any sensitive association matters and members’ personal or private information to which they may have access.
contribute to the safety and well-being of the organisation and its members by participating safely in activities and complying with reasonable directions from tutors or event organisers.
avoid any form of inappropriate, disruptive or intimidating behaviour that might breachthe rights of others to participate in U3A activities.
behave in ways that do not discriminate against or harass any other members, on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, age, culture, religion, sexuality or disability.
refrain from activities or comments that promote a personal business or cause, or that would place others in a vulnerable situation financially, mentally or physically.
promote U3A Clarence in a positive way, refraining from commentary or action that might irreparably damage the organisation’s reputation or relationships.
report actual or potentially unsafe situations or conduct to the President or Secretary.
abide by all U3A Clarence policies and procedures.
follow the U3A Clarence Grievance Policy and Procedure if dissatisfied, and abide by any decisions made as a result of that process.
The Committee of Management of U3A Clarence is responsible for
o establishing, implementing, publishing and reviewing this policy
o setting an example by their own behaviour
o ensuring the organisation’s practices and processes foster appropriate, acceptablebehaviour
o advising and requesting changes in behaviour, or warning and, if necessary, excluding a member from any or all classes should inappropriate or unacceptable behaviour occur
o ensuring breaches of the Code of Conduct are properly investigated and dealt with in accordance with the U3A Clarence Grievance Policy and Procedure.
Policy Review Date: March 2021
U3A Clarence Inc’s
• Rules of the Association
• Grievance Policy and Procedure