All volunteers must have no legal restrictions on internet or computer usage.
All volunteers must have no legal restrictions on participating with or supervising individuals under 18 years of age.
Per the Illinois sex offender website FAQ, "There are no Illinois laws which prohibit a child sex offender from being around children, unless it is at a park, school, or any location designed exclusively for people under the age of 18."
FreeGeek staff and volunteers pledge to act in a respectful manner at all times while in and around the FreeGeek space, and whenever interacting with another FreeGeek volunteer or staff person during core hours.
From time to time, Freegeek Chicago is approached by organizations wishing to bring in groups to participate in the Earn-a-Box program. Here is a proposal for a standard response to such requests:
Request a formal Letter of Partnership declaring the organization’s intent to useFreegeek Chicago as their computer recycler in the future.
No more than 4 people in a group can participate in a Friday or Sunday OpenBuild.
All participants must attend our regularly scheduled Friday or Sunday orientation sessions before working on the floor.
Organizations that need to bring more than 4 participants at a time to Openbuild must be scheduled on a non-Openbuild day (ie. not an open Friday or Sunday); these PrivateBuild days must be approved by the Community Council and are subject to staff and volunteer availability.