Membership in the International Institute of Modern Butlers
We offer membership in the International Institute of Modern Butlers LLC to those persons who subscribe to our Code of Ethics.
To view a list of current members please click here.
Membership is free and entitles one to receive the Institute’s electronic newsletter (monthly) and occasional ‘Members Only’ industry briefings, plus discounts on our correspondence courses and priority placement assistance. Our members are located around the world. Each one of our distinguished members has pledged to support and uphold the professional Code of Ethics as shown below.
To join them, please read and agree to the Code of Ethics.
CODE OF ETHICS AGREEMENT
As a member of the International Institute of Modern Butlers LLC, I agree to and will promote the following Code of Ethics for household and hospitality service professionals.
I agree that as a true service professional one must:
Act in the best interest of one’s employer. Place their interest above one’s own, perform and maintain the highest level of professional standards in all relationships and duties while anticipating mutual respect.
Keep all confidences regarding employer and staff.
Serve the employer as the employer chooses to be served while actively seeking to determine their preferred style of service.
Seek to bring about and maintain a comfortable, safe, and secure domestic environment at all times.
Be knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with all applicable local and national laws. Abide by the highest ethical, moral and legal standards.
Be prepared to perform all duties diligently, impartially and responsively, to the best of ability.
Recognize that activities outside working hours must not diminish confidence in or ability to perform all duties.
Endeavor to improve and enhance both personally and professionally. Strive to increase service knowledge and improve your skills through training, study and the sharing of information and experiences with your peers.
Work towards achieving a strong foundation of mutual respect between the employer and all employees. Educate and instill a healthy respect for all persons and property associated with the employer.
Strive to maintain appropriate relationships and boundaries in all aspects of service. Avoid discrimination based on age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, national origin or family politics.
Commit to the promotion of superlative service, through personal and professional example, mentoring, establishing industry standards, and consistent, active involvement.
Now that you have read the Code above, To pledge your agreement and sign up as a member of the IIMB please CLICK HERE.
To members of the Institute, we offer a handsome certificate confirming your status, which may be proudly displayed on the wall of your butler pantry or anywhere else.
Copies of the certificate can also be included in your resumé or CV and will help to create a positive impression.
Membership certificates are personalized.
To help cover the costs of materials and shipping, the Institute charges a small fee of US $20 for members within the United States and US $30 for members in other continents including Canada and Mexico. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
NOTE: Members of the Institute are required to keep their contact information current. If you move or change e-mail address, please let us know right away! If we cannot contact you via e-mail or some other method, your membership will be suspended until such time that you rectify the matter and provide us with current contact information. Contact us to update your membership information if you wish.