If your student organization has developed independent programming (i.e. mentor program, summer program, tutoring program) that involves anyone under the age of 18, please make sure the following are in place:
Directors have read and complied with the requirements in the working with minors policy
Consent to participate and release forms for parents/guardians
Emergency contact forms for participants
Media Releases (to allow taking and publishing photographs in promotional materials) signed by parents/guardians
Training for all adult staff in safety, boundaries and appropriate developmental expectations
Clear information on the program for parents/guardians/chaperones (i.e. location of programs, proposed travel plans, daily schedule, emergency procedures)
Please contact Varsha Ghosh, TUB Sponsoring Officer for Youth/Minor’s Policy with any questions. Information on the Policy for the Safety & Protection of Minors can be found on the Youth Protection at Harvard website. For information on trainings, click here.