Employee Social Media Guidelines
- Do not post any comment or picture involving an employee, volunteer or client of our nonprofit without their express consent.
- If you post any comment about our nonprofit, you must clearly and conspicuously state that you are posting in your individual capacity and that the views posted are yours alone and do not represent the views of our organization.
- Unless given written consent, you may not use our nonprofit’s logo or any organizational material in your posts.
- All postings on social media must comply with our policies on confidentiality and disclosure of proprietary information.
- Do not link to the organization’s website or post any agency material on a social media site without written permission from your Executive Director.
- Don’t forget that you are responsible for what you write or present on social media. You can be sued by other employees or any individual that views your social media posts as defamatory, harassing, libelous, or creating a hostile work environment.
- All organizational policies that regulate off-duty conduct apply to social media activity including, but not limited to, policies related to illegal harassment, code of conduct, nondiscrimination, and protecting confidential and/or proprietary information.
- Employees may not use organizational equipment for non-work-related activities without permission. Additionally, our policy on Use of Computers and Electronic Media apply to social media use at work, including our policy that personal use of our computers, including personal social media activities, should not interfere with your duties at work. We monitor our facilities to ensure compliance with this restriction.
- Violation of this policy may lead to discipline up to and including the immediate termination of employment.