As a volunteer at Italian Week, you are a representative of the festival when you are on festival grounds, at a festival event, and/or wearing clothing identifying you as an Italian Week volunteer. Italian Week reserves the right to revoke on-site volunteer privileges without notice, or to prevent individuals from participating in future Italian Week related events if any of the following behaviours are observed while representing the festival:
Checking in to the site and not reporting for a scheduled shift;
Unreported or excessive absences;
Failure to be effective at assigned tasks;
Inappropriate behaviour or negative attitude;
Unnecessary use of cell phone while on duty;
Smoking while on duty.
Inappropriate behaviours or requests directed towards artists;
Insubordination (the act of willfully disobeying your superior);
Breach of confidentiality;
Theft of any kind (financial, property, etc.);
Destruction of Italian Week property or damage to any part of the festival site;
Engaging in self-promotion of any kind;
Harassment, in any form.
ALCOHOL & ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES
Possession or use of drugs and/or illegal substances;
Consumption of alcohol or intoxication while on shift;
Excessive intoxication while attending a free show.
Any other reason deemed applicable by Shannon Whidden or the Board of Directors.
Italian Week reserves the right not to discuss details of a dismissal with the volunteer in question. Once a volunteer is dismissed, they must hand in their accreditation and leave the property immediately.