Volunteer Code of Ethics


  1. respects the medical and psychological well-being of a child, prioritizing their interests in all activities,
  2. abides by the Hospital’s work policy and respects the instructions of the medical staff, the Head of Department and the Volunteer Coordinator,
  3. when performing volunteering activities, abides by the rules of occupational health and safety (OHS) resulting from the Act No 124/2006 Coll. on Occupational Safety and Health Protection and on amendment and supplement of other acts as amended, as well as the Hospital’s fire prevention measures,
  4. treats children on the basis of tolerance and respect and refrains from any political, religious or other agitation,
  5. shall not replace medical staff:
    1. does not have access to the child’s medical records,
    2. does not have the right to give out any information concerning the child’s medical condition,
    3. does not handle medication and medical supplies,
    4. does not perform any medical procedures on children,
    5. avoids discussions about medical treatment or providing personal “medical advice”,
  6. does not judge or criticize the work of medical staff and other volunteers.
  7. meets the requirements for volunteering:
    1. does not suffer from any infectious or long-term chronic disease and his/her mental state does not interfere with the performance of volunteer activities in the Hospital,
    2. no known relatives or acquaintances suffer from a chronic illness,
  8. if his/her health condition or the basic requirements for the volunteering activity change during the volunteering activity, he/she shall inform the Head of the Department or the Volunteer Coordinator,
  9. does not share personal contact information (phone number, email address, residence, social media accounts, Skype, etc.) with the child. If necessary, the child or a family relative will be provided contact information of the Head of the department or Volunteer Coordinator,
  10.  is obliged to maintain the confidentiality of any personal data he/she comes into contact with and is not allowed to use it for personal use and to disclose or make it available to anyone without the consent of the association’s board.