Building, Mentoring, & Protecting our World Legacy, Future Generations
  International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc.


Volunteer Policies and Procedures

Nonprofit Volunteer Policies and Procedures

In order to work well with the staff and to present the International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I) in the best possible light, we ask that you adhere to the following policies and procedures while you are on duty as a volunteer. Failure to comply may result in corrective action.

Qualifications:  Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age to work without parental supervision, and must enjoy working with all types of people. They must show a genuine concern for the company. A willingness to work hard, get dirty, and pitch in wherever needed. The ideal volunteer is self-motivated, mature, sensitive, dependable, a team player and reliable.

Requirements:  Volunteers must complete a basic orientation session as scheduled before reporting to their first assignment. Additional training may also be required. Volunteers must agree to represent the International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I), perform in a professional manner whenever doing so, and not to allow personal views and opinions from clouding (overshadowing) or conflicting with the International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I)’s purpose.

Time commitment and scheduling: We ask each of our volunteers to sign up for as many duties (hours) as commitments permit. A minimum (average) of two hours of service per week is requested, but not required. Volunteer hours are flexible. With the exception of holidays, our volunteers are welcome to participate in program development. Once you have agreed to be available for a particular shift, we count on you to be there. In the event you are unable to be at your shift, please call the volunteer coordinator at 727-230-0667.

Signing in:  You have to sign in and out each time you volunteer.

Dress protocol:  You are as much a representative of International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I) as our paid staff. Your appearance and conduct will reflect the International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I) we require that all volunteers wear long pants and closed-toe shoes with good traction. This is for your protection. Volunteers with inappropriate attire (sandals, tank tops, etc) will be prohibited from volunteering that shift. Volunteers are also required to wear name tags while on duty at the facility or off-site. For the first ten hours of service, you will be wearing a name tag that just reads “volunteer”. In the event you cannot find your name tag or if you lose your name tag, please inform the staff so a new one can be made.


Customer relations: The success of our organization depends upon the quality of the relationship between International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I), employees, volunteers, customers and general public. Our customer’s impression of the International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I) and their interest and willingness to utilize our services is greatly formed by the people who serve them. In a sense, regardless of your position, the more goodwill you promote, the more our customers will respect and appreciate all that is done for International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I).

Smoking policy:  As per State Law, smoking is PROHIBITED.

Misappropriation of supplies: There will be no removal of the organizations property without the approval of the manager.

Workplace safety:  Safety is important to all of us. Volunteers should conduct themselves in a way that promotes safety of themselves, co-workers, and clients. Volunteers should never put themselves or others into a situation that makes them fearful or uncomfortable. If you feel uncomfortable, please notify a staff member immediately.

Volunteer injury: Any personal injury that occurs while volunteering for the International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I) should immediately be reported to a staff member. Volunteers are not covered under the organizations insurance for injury to themselves.

Volunteer feedback: The International Chrysalis Art and Music Education, Inc. (IN-CAME-I)  encourages volunteers to make suggestions, voice concerns and give ideas about how the agency fulfills its mission to the community. We are always looking for new ideas so if you have any ideas to share, please speak with the staff.



                                                                        Ms. Joan SittingBull

                                                                        IN-CAME-I Volunteer Coordinator and

                                                                        President, IN-CAME-I