Policies and Procedures

Skylark Children, Youth and Families is an accredited agency committed to engaging in effective and accountable business practices and allocating our resources as efficiently as possible.

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Integrated Accessibility

Skylark is committed to providing a barrier free environment for all our persons including clients and youth in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

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Perquisites Policy

On an annual basis, Skylark will summarize information about allowable perquisites that are provided to the board and or employees of the organization, if any. Personal information will not be included in this report.

In the last year, Management staff who parked at the two Skylark office sites, received a taxable benefit of $2,580, based on the most recent fair market value of the parking. This amount has been reported in the annual T4 submission to the Canada Revenue Agency.

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Consent to Release Information and Client Access to Records

Skylark takes steps to ensure it meets privacy principles and requirements with respect to personal information under applicable Canadian privacy legislation. The purpose of this statement is to inform our clients, donors, partners and other individuals and groups that we deal with how we collect, use, disclose and protect your personal information.

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Procurement Thresholds and Process Requirements

Skylark is committed to ensuring that publicly funded goods and services, including construction, consulting services, and information technology are acquired through a process that is open, fair and transparent.

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Supply Chain Code of Ethics

Skylark is committed to an ethical, professional and accountable supply chain process. In accordance with the Broader Public Sector Accountability act, 2010, Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive, July 1, 2011, Skylark has adopted the Ontario Broader Public Sector Supply Chain Code of Ethics.

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Travel and General Expense Reimbursement

This policy applies to all employees, board members, volunteers, consultants or others who may be submitting expense claims to Skylark. This policy identifies what expenses will be reimbursed by Skylark; the requirements for approval; and who is authorized to approve expenses.

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