APO Code of Conduct

The 12 jewels of the Scout Law is a summary of character issues that a Member of ALPHA PHI OMEGA (PHILIPPINES) pledges to follow.

I.  TRUSTWORTHY

He tells the truth and keeps his promises. Honesty is an integral part of his Code of Conduct. People can depend on him.

II. LOYAL

He is true to his family, leaders, friends, community, nation and other members of the fraternity.

III. HELPFUL

He is concerned about other people. He does things willingly and unselfishly for others.

IV. FRIENDLY

He is a friend to all. He is a Brother to other APO members. He seeks to understand others. He respects those with ideas and customs other than his own.

V. COURTEOUS

He is polite to everyone, regardless of age or position. He knows and understands that good manners make it easier for people to get along together.

VI. KIND

He understands that there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he wants others to treat him.

VII. OBEDIENT

He follows the rules of the fraternity, his family, his community and his nation. If he thinks the rules and laws are unfair, he will try to have them changed in an orderly manner rather than disregard and disobey these.

VIII. CHEERFUL

He always looks for the bright side of things. He cheerfully does tasks assigned to him. He always tries to make others happy.

IX. THRIFTY

He works to pay his way and to help others. He saves for unforeseen needs. He protects and conserves natural resources. He carefully uses time and property.
X. BRAVE

He can face danger even if he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at or threaten him.

XI. CLEAN

He keeps his body, mind and spirit as well as his dwelling and surroundings clean. He goes around with those who believe in living by these same ideals with him.

XII. REVERENT

He is reverent towards God. He is faithful to his religious duties. He respects the religious beliefs of others.

 

Excerpts of the minutes of the:

1st Joint  EXECOM and BOD Meeting
Development Year 2007 – 2009

Boso-Boso Highlands Resort and Convention Center
Antipolo City
24 – 25 August 2007

Bro Boy Lopez presented a draft APO Code of Conduct.  After thorough discussion on the proposed APO Code of Conduct and upon motion of Bro Brassett Espiritu duly seconded by VP for the Sorority, Sis Rikki Liquigan, the BOD unanimously adopted Resolution No. 13, “A Resolution Adopting the Alpha Phi Omega International Philippines Code of Conduct”

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