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Standards of Practice
Standard 1: Family Centered Approaches3 Topics
Standard 2: Family Support, Education and Referrals6 Topics
Standard 3: Encourage Family Connection through Child-Led Play4 Topics
Standard 4: Cultural Competency and Cultural Safety5 Topics
Standard 5: Professional and Ethical Conduct5 Topics
Standard 6: Early Learning and Play-Based Programming3 Topics
Standard 7: Evaluation & Quality Improvement4 Topics
Standard 8: Design, Function, Safety and Hygiene of Physical Environment7 Topics
Standard 9: Partnerships and Collaboration5 Topics
Standard 10: Governance4 Topics
Standard 11: Planning, Administration and Information Management5 Topics
Standard 12: Finance and Risk Management5 Topics
Standard 13: Human Resources5 Topics
Lesson 13, Topic 1
13.1 Human Resource Policies
FRP adheres to human resource policies that promote non-discrimination.
Benchmark Quality Indicators
- FRP or host agency has a policy that:
- prohibits unlawful discrimination against any persons or categories of persons
- prohibits preferential treatment and nepotism related to hiring, supervision, and promotion of paid staff
- requires background checks including criminal records checks for all staff and all volunteers who work with families
- FRP or host agency has human resources policies and procedures that include job descriptions for all staff.
Innovation and Promising Practices
- FRP or host agency develops clear policies to support use of outside hiring agencies, job posting formats and application criteria.
- Job descriptions document the tasks and activities required of the position in order to fulfill the FRP’s strategic and short-term objectives.
- Policies clearly identify and respect an inclusive workspace for all.
- FRP or host agency has role descriptions for board members and other volunteer roles.