Policies and Contract
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DESIRING TO BE PART OF SURFING THE NATIONS, ITS OUTREACHES AND PROGRAMS, MEANS YOU:
Are a person committed to a servant lifestyle at all times.
Understand what it means to live a community lifestyle.
Are willing to be flexible and serve in various roles and activities.
Communicate effectively with leadership and other staff within the organization, accept and apply critiques and suggestions to daily work in an effort to become more productive and/or efficient.
Communicate with leaders and staff on any issues that may affect performance of assigned responsibilities.
Understand that Surfing The Nations is not responsible for personal items at any times during your stay.
Understand that STN executive leadership reserves the right to remove anyone from any programs and/or outreaches at any time.
Are willing to attend and participate in all meetings, service projects and property events.
Will demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, which includes arriving on time for designated work, notifying your leaders of any deviations in the established schedule, and dressing to the standards of the organization and work being performed.
Respect the organization’s reporting structure and follow the policies and procedures of the organization.
Understand that harassment in any form, including sexual harassment will not be tolerated at STN. This behavior may include using explicit language, gestures, graphics, verbal or nonverbal suggestions and subtle or overt threats.
Know that if at any time a student is made to feel uncomfortable by others, he/she should report the incident to a member of the staff and leadership immediately. Action cannot be taken if the incident goes unreported.
Will uphold this code of conduct and act in an ethical manner when on- and off-property and while representing STN.
WHILE INVOLVED WITH SURFING THE NATIONS IN ANY CAPACITY, THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES ARE NOT PERMISSIBLE:
Using tobacco products (including e-cigarettes)
Consuming alcoholic/liquor beverages including kava
Using illegal drugs
Using, carrying and owning weapons
Immoral sexual conduct
Internet pornography and related materials
Getting new tattoos or piercings
By submitting this application, applicants understand and agree to comply with the mentioned Policies and Contract while they are connected with STN. They also agree to uphold the standards of STN by not engaging in any of the non-permissible activities listed above.