S.A.R.P. Code of Ethics
S.A.R.P. has identified 5 key areas that reflect the ethical conduct of recreation professionals:
- The acquisition, maintenance and enhancement of current knowledge and skills in the field
- Members shall enhance their own level of expertise and commit to professional development of themselves and fellow members.
- Members shall enhance the efficient and effective operation of their organization through this knowledge.
- Members shall contribute, through their competence, to enhanced quality of life for the people of Saskatchewan.
- Equal treatment for all stakeholders (which includes members, colleagues, clients and customers and funding agencies)
- Members shall strive to ensure equal opportunity for each client or customer to participate in recreation activities.
- Members shall develop and maintain an environment whereby all individuals are treated with respect and dignity.
- The provision of guidance at all levels of the recreation delivery system
- Members shall provide ethical, technical and educational guidance for those under their responsibility.
- Members shall demonstrate ethical, technical and educational guidance in their capacity as leaders in their community.
- Members shall advocate on behalf of the field and their profession.
- Conduct which is honorable and honest
- Members shall ensure that their behavior is beyond reproach in terms of what the profession sanctions.
- Members shall treat fellow members and colleagues with the utmost respect and propriety.
- Members must behave in a manner that supports the highest level of S.A.R.P. standards.
- Partnership with other members, colleagues, clients, customers and organizations for the enhancement of Saskatchewan residents' quality of life
- Members shall take part in a consultative process with their clients, customers and communities to achieve the most effective results.
- Members shall develop and maintain active relations with fellow professionals.
- Members shall work toward an environment where active sharing of resources and information takes place.