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Staff Guiding Principles

Staff Guiding Principles - Definitions

Balance - We support health and well-being through a work/life balance.

Appreciation - We recognize and acknowledge the value of staff commitment and dedication to the department’s mission.

Fun - We encourage and foster an atmosphere of camaraderie. Get Psyched!

Accountability & Sound Judgment – We carefully consider circumstances, draw informed conclusions, take ownership for our decisions and are responsible for our resources.

Integrity & Trust - We extend broad trust, share information honestly and appropriately, admit mistakes, and avoid misrepresenting ourselves or others for personal gain. We seek continuous improvements together.

Positive & Engaged Community - We share a passion for our vision and feel a part of it. We communicate in a sensitive and genuine manner across our organization, acting in kindness. We model and inspire a positive, creative environment that cultivates learning and curiosity.

Value Differences - We support, encourage, and respect a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community through thoughtful engagement of people and ideas. Our environment supports us all in finding purpose in our work and realizing our full potential.

Innovation and Collaboration - We define success in terms of the whole team and share in wins and challenges. We encourage original thinking and risk-taking to find fresh solutions. Through the strengths and abilities of our team we meet and exceed our shared challenges and goals.hrough a work/life balance.