Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s Team Values
We’re dedicated to empowering children and youth to realize brighter futures through our five ‘VOICE’ values:
Vital Learning and Innovation – Trying new things, creating space and time for creativity and professional development, showing humility, cross-team collaboration, and being intentional about change.
Open Communication – Showing respect for others’ ideas and different ways of communicating, creating safe spaces, encouraging participation, building a pervasive practice of giving and receiving feedback, and active listening.
Inclusion and Diversity – Being welcoming, building a diverse team that represents those we serve, showing respect and appreciation of boundaries, seeking diverse perspectives, and adopting an equity and fairness lens.
Care and Compassion – Exercising self-care, empathy for others, showing compassion for our cause and purpose, respecting and encouraging work-life balance.
Empowering Accountability – Taking the initiative to improve and optimize, transparency and sharing information, clarifying expectations, tracking goals, and communicating them.