IHDF Volunteer Disclaimer & Equal Employment Opportunity/Unlawful Harassment:
Upon completion of the mentor intake process, anything you have shared on your application and during the interview could be shared at the discretion of the staff at “I Have A Dream” Foundation with the Program Director (PD), CEO, Sr. Directors, and/or program staff if necessary. In addition, there is no guarantee of your approval as a volunteer, nor is there a guarantee “I Have A Dream” Foundation will be able to assign/place/match you. During any time of the inquiry, intake process and/or the volunteer experience, we reserve the right to dismiss and/or terminate candidates and active volunteers at any time without an explanation or reason.
The “I Have A Dream Foundation” (IHDF) organization is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes. Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct, which has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment. This policy applies to all employees, including managers, supervisors, co-workers, and non-employees such as volunteers, customers, clients, vendors, consultants, etc. Any questions, concerns or complaints will be taken seriously and appropriately investigated, and IHDF prohibits any retaliation for bringing forward a good faith complaint. Volunteers should follow the complaint procedure outlined in the handbook.