Purpose and values

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Our vision

To be the leading human services organisation in every community we serve by 2024.

We will achieve this through a disciplined approach to our strategic pillars – reputation, performance, growth and capability – driving us to create better outcomes for all Australians across employment, education and community development.

Our purpose

To empower the people and communities we work with every day.

Our values

We are principled

We do

stay true to our business vision and values
do the right thing, particularly when no-one is looking
are trustworthy, maintain confidentiality and act with integrity

We don't

compromise ourselves to get results
misuse personal or positional power
behave dishonestly or unkindly

We keep our promises

We

walk the talk, doing what we say we will do
own it! We accept accountability, take responsibility, and deliver on commitments – especially to our customers and stakeholders
create an environment of trust and transparency

We don't

have a ‘can’t do’ attitude
blame others when things go wrong
make excuses for poor performance

We achieve together

We

share ideas, knowledge and better practice
are empowered to collaborate to achieve goals, push boundaries and innovate
prioritise group/team goals over individual goals

We don't

blame others, or take personal credit for others’ successes
hold onto historical baggage not listening to new ways of doing things
focus only on ourselves or our team

We respect and value all people

We

are inclusive and develop positive relationships to drive change and growth
respect difference – eg the diverse needs of others’ cultures, beliefs, gender, sexual orientation
demonstrate empathy, listen to others and are constructive even when we disagree

We don't

dismiss others’ opinions
try to win at all costs
fail to acknowledge or embrace difference

A promise kept!

In 2020, Jobfind embarked on a drive to get 1,000 Melbournians back into a job for Christmas.

Our campaign ignited our social media channels and employer networks and we achieved the best Christmas present ever: 1,871 people starting the new year with a new job!

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