Dear Unit Family Rep,
On behalf of the Board of Directors and all of the staff at the Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre (H&R MFRC), I would like to welcome you to what we believe is the best MFRC in the country. We are very proud of and have worked very hard to build the reputation as a great resource for the military community.
In your role as the Unit Family Representative (UFR) there will be high expectations placed on you by your unit and family members. As such, you are being asked to provide a service that is unique to the nation. As you may know, family members play a vital role in the readiness of a unit and we have worked very hard at developing relationships with them. Your approach, professionalism and collaboration with us will be the key to success we are committed to help you achieve this success as the UFR.
We hope that you will embrace the H&R MFRC and be a goodwill ambassador on behalf of the organization. I am confident that you will enjoy working with families, our Canadian Forces partners and the H&R MFRC team. We certainly value your time and commitment to this position and we thank you for providing such a valuable service to your unit and families.
Roles and Responsibilities of a Unit Family Rep 4
About the H&R MFRC 4/5
H&R MFRC History 5
H&R MFRC Audiences 7
H&R MFRC Programs and Services 8
Family Information and Referral Services Team (FIRST) 9
Establishing Yourself as a Unit Family Rep 9
Unit Family Rep Policies and Procedures 10
Providing Customer Service to Military Families 10
Representing and Promoting the H&R MFRC 11
Unit Family Rep Recognition 13
Useful Links 13
Sample Oath of Confidentiality 14
Sample Code of Ethics 15
Sample Photo Permission Form 16