Mission, Values, Ethics
The mission, values, and vision of Freedom Work Opportunities, Inc. are the core of our identity. Together they serve as the key elements that will guide us in providing compassionate, creative, innovative, quality services in all aspects of our programs.
Mission: “Empowering adults with disabilities, through compassionate care, while providing FREEDOM to obtain WORK skills and OPPORTUNITIES to feel safe and be valued”
Simply put, our mission is our reason for being. It is meant to articulate the significant challenge and opportunities that we have both as an organization and as individuals with a proud focus on “Gentle Teaching”.
Our values are key to who we are as individuals as well as to the organization as a whole. Otherwise defined as our Codes of Ethics, these values guide the actions of our staff, board members, treatment of persons receiving services, business/financial practices, and marketing. Any staff member who violates one of the agency’s Code of Ethics may face corrective action. Board action may be taken with any board member who violates the Code of Ethics.
•Compassion: Providing empathy and care with a desire to uphold a person’s dignity and respect.
•Respect: Appreciating diverse values, free of judgment, while providing services that are dignified, professional, enhancing and performance driven.
•Optimism: A bright, hopeful view and expectation of the best possible outcome.
•Performance driven: Providing the highest quality of service through reliability, integrity and quality for our stakeholders.
•Service Oriented: Through ongoing feedback, we continually evaluate the services we offer by focusing on the needs of our current and future stakeholders, which drives our mission to promote supports that are quality driven.
CODE OF ETHICS
Ethical conduct is vital to our core values, mission, and vision. Defining ethical conduct to be “a set of standards that govern what one ought to do when the well-being, rights and duties to self, others, or institutions are at stake”. By adhering to and following these standards and displaying dignity, honesty, fairness, and adherence to the law, Freedom Work Opportunities, Inc. will strive for excellence in those we serve.