These policies are intended to guide board members and volunteer inappropriate social media interactions.

When posting on your own social media

  1. Respect the privacy and confidentiality of those we serve.
  2. Be honest about your identity.
  3. Make it clear that the views you expressed are yours alone.
  4. Remember that you speak for yourself, but your actions reflect back to Share My Meals.
  5. If you post outside of SMM, and it relates to your work at Share My Meals, use a disclaimer such as this: “The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent positions, strategies, or opinions. of Share My Meals ”
  6. Use your common sense.
  7. Remember that all communication remains in cyberspace.
  8. Respect the privacy of offline conversations.
  9. Don’t write anything you can’t say in public.
  10. Be respectful and civil to fellow volunteers.

When posting on Share My Meals social media or when commenting a Share My Meals post

  1. Identify yourself—name and, when relevant, your role at SMM—when you post something about our organization.
  2. Tag people or organizations whenever possible
  3. Use appropriate hashtags
  4. Respect copyright.
  5. Don’t cite or reference clients, partners, volunteers, or vendors without their approval.
  6. Commercial or solicitation postings are not allowed.
  7. Do not post any religious, political, sexist, ethnically or racially offensive, or obscene messages.

Messages or postings that do not meet these etiquette standards may be removed.