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College-wide Policies

College Sponsored Community Service

Responsible office
Finance & Administration
Responsible party
Director of Human Resources
Last revision
March 2017
Approved by
The Cabinet
Approval date
August 2013
Effective date
August 2013
Last review
March 2017
Additional references
None

Scope

All financial and administrative policies involving community members across campus are within the scope of this policy. If there is variance between departmental expectations and the common approach described through college policy, the college will look to the campus community to support the spirit and the objectives of college policy.

Policy

Full- and part-time staff may be granted up to four days of paid time per calendar year to voluntarily participate in a college sponsored community service event that occurs during their regularly scheduled work hours. The college will not provide reimbursement for travel, lodging, meals, and other trip-related expenses. Participation in such events may not result in the accumulation of overtime for staff in hourly positions.

Accidents that occur during college sponsored community service may be covered by the college’s workers compensation insurance carrier.

Procedures

Staff wishing to participate must submit a written request to their supervisors prior to the event. Supervisors may deny leave requests due to departmental workload, or for other business needs.