Standard E5: Volunteer screening
Organizations working with vulnerable populations in particular have a moral and legal obligation to screen volunteers, as stated in the concept of “Duty of Care,” which requires organizations to enact reasonable measures to ensure the safety of their beneficiaries.
Standard E5 Explained
Safe enough? Reviewing your screening practices
Code canadien du bénévolat : valeurs, principes directeurs et normes de pratique
Ontario law and social policy : implications for screening
Canadian code for volunteer involvement : values, guiding principles and standards of practice
Volunteering good practice guide