Safe Harbor, Johnson Ferry's Abuse Protection Policy, has been in place since 2002 and serves to provide a safe, secure environment to teach and care for children, students and elderly members and ministry participants. The goal is to protect children and the elderly from abuse, molestation or any type of inappropriate behavior by employees or volunteers in the church. In addition, the policy also serves to protect employees and volunteers from false accusations. Safe Harbor requirements include:
- An application to serve or work at Johnson Ferry
- Signature agreement of Safe Harbor policy and guidelines
- Background check on every volunteer working with minors or elders AND every employee of JF with a three year renewal.
- Three character references required on every volunteer and employee
- MinistrySafe Abuse Awareness Training (national program) for ALL employees