Core Values Statement

We value:

 

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*      COMPASSION by:

 

*      Showing care and kindness for others.

*      Helping others who are in need

*      HONEST by:

*      Consistently seeking  and speaking the truth

*      Having a lifestyle without lying, cheating, stealing or other forms of deception

 

 

*      SAFETY by:

*      Making the health and well being of children our #1 responsibility

*      Controlling the access to our facility to protect our children and staff

*      Continuously training employees on regulations and policies

*      Providing a healthy, clean, emotionally safe atmosphere

*      INTERGRITY by:

*      Being open and transparent decision making processes

*      Being consistent in GOCF policies and actions

*      Trusting others to work independently

*      Doing what you say you will do

 

*      RESPECT by:

*      Believing in the inherent worth, and contribution of all employees, parents, teachers, children and volunteers

*      Displaying personal pride in GOCF and in ourselves

*      Being considerate to each other in our actions and words

*      Showing appreciation for sacrifices that have been made

*      Maintaining composure in stressful situations

 

*      COMMITMENT by:

*      Recognizing the efforts staff, volunteers and community members

*      Working closely with schools and local organizations and businesses

*      Providing scholarships and other assistance to selected children

*      Having staff and volunteers who care about making a difference in a child's life

 

*      COMMUNICATION by:

*      Encouraging parents and caregivers/teachers to share information about children for better understanding

*      Being open and honest in all interactions between parents, caregivers, teachers, staff, and children

*      Creating and reinforcing clear policies for our business

*      Being available to listen

 

*      CHILD DEVELOPMENT by:

*      Employing skilled and trained staff who foster a warm nurturing environment

*      Understanding that the laughter of happy children is essential to their growth

*      Providing extra educational guidance, activities, and other learning opportunities

*      Only exposing children to appropriate materials, behaviour and language

*      Accepting children’s differences in an inclusive environment

 

*      PARENT-TEACHER RELATIONSHIPS WHERE NECESSARY by:

*      Promoting a Supportive Relationship between parents caregivers and teachers

*      Providing consistency for children between children’s village and school

*      Knowing parents really appreciate how much the teachers do

 

*      SPIRITUALITY by:

*      Respecting and revering all Religions

*      Internally spiritual but outwardly not religious in our modes of interactions with the community members