Days Off Policy

For planned days off:

Clear your request for a day off through the office as soon as you can before the day off. Please put your request in writing.

For unplanned days off:

Opening Shift:

  • If you know the night before that you will be out the next day, call the Center and Leave a message in the office to indicate that you will be out.
  • If you do not know until the morning that you will be out, please call the Center as soon as possible.

In General:

  • Make sure that the office knows that you will be out. It is the Program Assistant’s responsibility to notify the Director about who is out for unplanned absences. If you are not at the Center for one of your regularly scheduled times, it is the responsibility of the Program Assistant to find a replacement for you.

Sick Days

EC students should call the Center and speak with their mentor educator directly, if possible. EC students are required to make up any time they miss.

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