Harassment and Anti-Discrimination

YouthLink is committed to creating and sustaining a work environment that celebrates diversity, appreciates the dignity and worth of all staff members, volunteers, students and clients and is free from harassment and discrimination. 

We are a community organization committed to ensuring that the words and actions of our staff, managers, directors, volunteers, Board of Directors, students on placement and contractors will not discriminate anyone on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, creed (religion), colour, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender identity, gender expression,  marital status, place of origin,  race, receipt of public assistance, record of offences, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation or any other personal characteristics. 

Discrimination and any kind of harassment within the workplace or during work-related activities will not be tolerated. Everyone in the workplace must be dedicated to preventing workplace harassment. Managers, directors, staff, volunteers, Board of Directors, contractors and students on placement with the Agency, as well as anyone involved in delivering or receiving services at YouthLink are expected to uphold this policy, and will be held accountable by the Agency.

Our Workplace Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Policy adheres to the Ontario Human Rights Code and Occupational Health & Safety Act which protect employee and client rights.

To learn more, download the full Workplace Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Policy here.