HOST FAMILY GUIDELINES
To be a mentor, friend, counselor, and a good role model.
To provide a clean, family-oriented environment.
To provide a private bedroom.
To treat the player as “one of the family”.
“Guests” are not permitted in the player’s bedroom.
Provide three (3) balanced meals a day. Meals should be wholesome and varied.
Flexibility on behalf of Billet Family and players is needed in this area. Billets should talk with the play and determine his preference in foods. If no one is home and the player cannot prepare his own meal then plans to reheat a meal should be in place. Team provides all meals while on the road.
In the event a player has to share a room, it will be with another team-mate only.
Enforce curfews established by the General Manager (GM) and report any violations.
Ensure that players do not leave the city/town without permission from the GM.
Ensure players attend all classes, either high school or post-secondary, including after away games. All players must notify the GM if they will be late or absent. Players are to provide the Host Family with a timetable of their classes.
Report any incidents involving player safely, security or well-being to the GM and Billet Coordinator immediately.
Report any concerns with the player to the GM and Billet Coordinator.
Ensure that underage players are not given access to alcoholic beverages.
If the player has a medical emergency, billets are asked to take appropriate steps – i.e. go to the hospital/call emergency services – first – then contact the GM.