To change lives and strengthen communities through local opportunities in community support, volunteering, learning and partnerships.
The board, staff and volunteers share a common set of values that guide the Centre for Participation in fulfilling its vision. These values influence our actions, guide our decisions, mould our policies and underpin our strategic priorities.
Inclusion and respect
We believe that everyone has the right to be culturally and socially accepted, welcomed and equitably treated.
We are committed to being open and honest in our work and actions, believing that transparency is important.
We seek to provide accessible and affordable learning opportunities for people of all ages, recognising the importance of developing knowledge and skills needed now and into the future.
Responsiveness and innovation
We seek to remain flexible and have the courage to take informed risks and ‘try something new’, without compromising our commitment to quality.
Collaboration with voluntary and community groups, and public and private sector businesses, improves our ability to support positive outcomes for individuals and our communities.
Our strategic plan 2021–2024
This strategic plan sets out our plan for the future direction of the Centre for Participation. It brings together the insights uncovered during strategic planning workshops held in late 2020, exploring where we are now, where we’re going and how we’ll get there.
Core themes of our strategic plan:
Anything is possible for anybody
Create a vibrant, resilient and inclusive community.
We’re all in this together
Strengthen our reach and impact through strategic partnerships and alliances.
Lead the way – inside and out.
Getting on with business
Diversify revenue streams for sustainable impact into the future.