Vulnerable Populations Policy for Volunteers - Multnomah County OR
To protect vulnerable populations from harm and volunteers from false allegations, and to uphold
the library’s value of respect, volunteers must uphold this Code of Conduct which applies to
volunteers that work with outreach programs or in a library setting that has limited staff supervision.
Vulnerable Populations include all of the following: elders, persons with physical or developmental
disabilities, youth and adolescents, persons experiencing homelessness or mental illness, persons for
whom English is a second language, those with economic disadvantages or learning disabilities and
any other person especially vulnerable to abuse.