Human Resources

Our Staff…Our Strength

Banyan is committed to ensuring that our staff have the expertise and knowledge to the support the needs of our community. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain those individuals who can best support our staff team in striving to fulfill Banyan's Mission and Vision. Through our engaged and effective staffing model, we are able to help build a healthy community where vulnerable people have access to support.

Our Commitment as an Employer

The Banyan Group of Services believes that our staff deserve a workplace that is fair, equitable and consistently applies respect and fairness to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment, selection, placement, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, layoff and termination. We believe that we have not only a legal obligation, but a moral one to ensure we offer a workplace free from discrimination on the basis of any prohibited grounds of discrimination in compliance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and that promotes equal opportunities.

Standards of Conduct

Banyan personnel are required to conform to specific Standards of Conduct that support the organization’s mission, vision, and core values. Additional standards may be established in specific work locations, depending upon program needs. Failure to meet the Standards of Conduct could result in disciplinary action.

Oath of Confidentiality

Banyan is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of clients and employees. All personnel shall maintain confidentiality regarding any information related to clients, subject to operational requirements, health and safety requirements or requirements to disclose information to law enforcement agencies or whether disclosure is otherwise required by law or whether the individual has consented to disclosure.

All Banyan Non-Profit Management Services et al personnel, staff, and Board, must maintain confidentiality regarding private information of personnel, subject to operational requirements, health and safety requirements or requirements to disclose information to law enforcement agencies or where disclosure is otherwise required by law or where the individual has consented to disclosure.

At the beginning of their employment or official affiliation with the organization, all personnel shall be informed of the organization’s policies and procedures pertaining to privacy and confidentiality, and required to sign the “Oath of Confidentiality”.