Senior Center Policies
- Updated on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 7:33 pm
Code of Conduct
The Albany Senior Center is open to the public and provides services to a diverse group of individuals. The code of conduct is designed to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants. This code governs the actions of all participants associated with any center program, service or activity.
The following actions are not allowed at the Albany Senior Center facility or during the course of any Senior Center sponsored program or activity:
- Conduct that disrupts any program that is part of the Center operation.
- Any action that constitutes a violation of federal, state, or local law.
- Failure to comply with direction given by Senior Center staff in the performance of their duties.
- Lewd, obscene, or indecent conduct, including profanity.
- Destruction, damage to, or theft of Center property or the property of others.
- Any attempted, threatened, or violent action towards another participant or staff member. Police will be notified in all instances of violent behavior.
- Failure to maintain an adequate level of personal hygiene that is acceptable in a social environment.
- Behavior that negatively impacts the reasonable rights of others to a positive and harassment free Senior Center experience.
The above rules of conduct will be enforced by Albany Center Staff. Violations will result in action including, but not limited to, verbal warning and temporary or permanent suspension. Appeals to any decision may be made to the Recreation Manager.
Internet and Computer Use
Wireless internet capability and public use internet computers are available at the Albany Senior Center. While using these resources, the following policies and rules apply:
- Users must abide by all state and federal laws regarding transmitting or receiving material that qualifies as obscene under state or federal laws. The American Library Association clearly defines these standards at www.ala.org
- It is not acceptable to transmit or receive material that is threatening, harassing, or interferes with or disrupts network users, services, or equipment.
- Users may not install or download any program or software updates onto the Senior Center computers. Files may be downloaded onto disk or flash drives and users may suggest useful software for Senior Center installation.
- When there are people waiting, users are expected to limit their computer use to 30 minutes.
- Users may print up to 5 sheets of paper free of charge. After that, there is a 10 cent per page fee.
- The "Senior Center Code of Conduct" applies when using the internet. Copies of code are available above or at the Senior Center office.
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