Our Policies
Our Policies
Fraud and corruption – awareness, prevention, reporting & response
As an organisation that has zero tolerance for fraud and corruption, all CARE International Members, including CARE in Timor-Leste, agree to abide by this policy. We recognise that fraud and corruption have harmful effects on employees, the organisation and society, and it is a threat to our vision. This policy reflects the fundamentals regarding the prevention of, and response to, fraud and corruption.
CARE in Timor-Leste code of conduct
The purpose of this policy is to provide advice on the standards of behaviour that are required of CARE Australia employees. It provides guidance on CARE in Timor-Leste’s code of conduct, promotes ethical behaviour and sets expectations of our employees across all locations. We invite everyone to read our code and welcome any feedback.
Child protection and prevention policy
As an organisation that has zero tolerance for fraud and corruption, all CARE International Members, including CARE in Timor-Leste, agree to abide by this policy. We recognise that fraud and corruption have harmful effects on employees, the organisation and society, and it is a threat to our vision. This policy reflects the fundamentals regarding the prevention of, and response to, fraud and corruption.
CARE's safeguarding policy
This is our global policy to prevent sexual harassment, exploitation, abuse and child abuse. As an organisation that champions the rights of women and girls, CARE recognises the particular responsibility we have to protect people we work with from sexual harassment, exploitation, abuse and child abuse. Such abuse, of anyone, by any of our staff, is totally unacceptable.

Read our global policy which explicitly outlines unacceptable behaviour, and what we will do to investigate allegations, support victims and discipline perpetrators, including referring them to the relevant authorities.
CARE in Timor-Leste Feedback and Complaints Response Mechanism SOP
CARE has mechanisms to report and receive feedback internally and from a number of its key external stakeholders, including governments, donors, the public, and partners. CARE recognises we have a responsibility to protect people we work with, and who work for us, and we will continuously strive to prevent sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child abuse from happening and the quality of CARE program.

Read our Feedback and Complaints Response Mechanism Standard Operating Procedures.