3. Responsibilities to and from Staff
|Responsibilities of MWF to staff||Responsibilities of MWF staff|
|An adequate orientation of MWF and sufficient training and guidance.||Ensure there is enough time necessary to take on the position.|
|A clearly written job description.||Work within the policy and procedures of the MWF.|
|To be assigned to a satisfying job that suits their personal preferences, motivation and skills.||Respect the privacy of staff, volunteers, clients and members.|
|Know their supervisor and how to contact them.||Follow directions given by supervisors.|
|Protection, safety and insurance.||Inform MWF when they will not be able to volunteer.|
|Have their personal information held confidentially.||Speak up about important issues.|
|Have out of pocket expenses reimbursed (pre-approved).||Attend orientation and training sessions.|
|Be involved in decisions that affect their area of responsibility.||Be reliable and dependable and adhere to agreed hours and tasks.|
|Have their concerns and complaints heard.||Be a team player and support all staff.|
|To treat staff with respect.||Be accountable and accept constructive criticism.|
|Give feedback about staff performance.||Be considerate about the differing views of those you work with|
|Recognize staff contributions (time, experience, ideas and skills).||Be loyal to MWF.|
Staff will complete the following before commencing volunteering:
- Read MWF’s Policies adopted by the Board and the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as per the Learning Management System and crew levels.
- Policies & SOPs to be completed on LMS.
- On-water induction to be signed off as crew level 1.
4. Crew Competency Levels
Your skipper can sign you off up to Crew level 3. To become a 2IC or Skipper the On-water Ops Manager will assess and sign you off.
|Crew Level||Skill Level|
|Guest||A desire to be involved|
|CL1||Getting to know the boat, learning how to sail, the programs, some MWF policies and operational aspects.|
An MWF apprentice.
|CL2||Be a competent crew member. Know the boats, how to sail and the programs. Does not require supervision.|
|CL3||Be skilled in all aspects of program delivery, sailing and boat operations. Can instruct and teach others.|
|2IC||Be skilled in all aspects of program delivery and be a good leader of staff in that environment.|
|Skipper||Have mastery of program delivery and be an excellent leader of staff in that environment.|
RYA certification will be considered as strong evidence of a crew members capabilities and competence and will make any assessment procedure less protracted and simpler. Certificates will not guarantee assessment at the indicated levels below:
|RYA Competent Crew||CL1-3|
|RYA Day Skipper/Coastal Skipper||2IC|
|RYA Yachtmaster Coastal||Harbour Skipper|
|RYA Yachtmaster Offshore/Ocean||Offshore Skipper|