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Vision, Mission, & Values

Vision: To be a recognized leader in bringing innovation and sustainability to our diverse communities through responsive and unique programs and services.

Mission:

The purpose of the Burnside Gorge Community Association is to lead, promote and support initiatives which encourage healthy, inclusive, and socially just living. This is accomplished through:

  • Engaging with our communities concerning issues and developments important to community members and businesses
  • Providing a continuum of high quality programs and supports that strengthen the lives of children, youth and families in Greater Victoria
  • Establishing, promoting and operating facilities that provide public amenities to benefit the community
  • Cultivating community connections and a sense of pride through neighbourhood celebrations and initiatives 
  • Advocating in the best interest of community members and businesses
  • Fostering work place practices that support employees and strengthen our efforts to be a model employer
  • Supporting the provision of housing for low and moderate income households

Values:

The Board, Management and Staff of the Burnside Gorge Community Association are committed to the following values in order to enhance and build community capacity:

Trust – uphold the public’s trust through responsible management of resources
Inclusiveness– welcome, recognize, respect, collaborate with and respond to the diversity of those we serve and employ
Courage – stand up for what we believe in the face of adversity and recognize our capacity to overcome challenges
Respect – interact with and support all people in a fair and honest manner that accepts diverse contexts and abilities
Quality – strive for excellence in all of the programs and services we offer
Adaptability – be flexible and responsive to challenges and opportunities and continually evolve as an organization