Adult Supervision Requirements
Adult Supervision Requirements

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  • Each event must have a UUA staff person responsible for the event. Event leaders must know which UUA staff members are on call for their event and have contact information for those individuals’ in case of emergency. ...
  • The only adults who meet the requirement for this ratio are those adults approved under this policy. See requirements for “Adult Staff and Volunteers Leaders”. Other adults such as guest presenters do not count towards ratio. See section on “Age Range for Youth” for definition of youth. ...
  • If there are outside guests (such as a presenter) or someone in the building for another reason, adults must be alert to the interaction of the guests with youth and monitor this so that they know when all guests have left. Guests must stay in main programming area, wear a nametag, and sign in/out. ...
  • Adult staff for host sites or partner organizations must be oriented to these Guidelines and the safety policies contained therein. They must commit to implementing those safety policies on site, as well as to following these policies as a minimum standard. ...
  • Event leadership needs to see that event staff and/or volunteer adults are evenly spread through programming such that no programming or free time is happening without adult supervision. Adults will either be physically present in all rooms or periodically roaming. Refer to the “Rule of...
  • When programming includes trips out of the main event site, programs will follow the transportation policy outlined below and youth will be accompanied by adults meeting the ratio requirements of adult leaders or adult sponsors under this policy. ...
  • All host sites must have insurance to cover liability as well as potential damages incurred to property and/or to persons. Individual’s homes or domiciles may not be used to house UUA sponsored events. ...
  • Parents/Guardians are primarily responsible for supervising youth. UUA Youth Safety Policies, including rules related to sexual behavior, supersede parental consent for underage, romantic partners to co-house. Programs are strongly encouraged to set expectations with parents/guardians around...

For more information contact youth@uua.org.

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