(a)  When volunteers are used in an adult day care program, adequate planning prior to the placement of the volunteers shall take place in order to provide the volunteer with a written description of his duties and responsibilities.  This written description shall outline in detail the tasks to be performed, qualifications for performing them, and specifics of hours, days and length of commitment needed from the volunteer.

(b)  The volunteer shall take part in a formal or informal orientation and training session to inform him of the goals of the program, the operation and daily schedule of the program, specific needs of the adults being served and any necessary specialized approaches the volunteer shall be expected to use.

(c)  Paid staff of the program shall be properly informed of the use of a volunteer prior to his working in the program, staff's responsibility and role and the volunteer's responsibility and role.  Paid staff shall be involved in planning for the volunteer and shall assist in writing up the duties the volunteer shall perform.

(d)  Provision shall be made to evaluate the volunteer in his execution of the job.

(e)  Provision shall be made for recognition and appreciation of the volunteer.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑153;

Eff. July 1, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.