Mission Statement

Vision:

IFC: A caring organization that assists and supports people in need through staff-volunteer partnerships, congregations, individuals and community coalitions.


 

Mission:

The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service meets basic needs and helps individuals and families achieve their goals. We provide shelter, food, direct services, advocacy and information to people in need. We accomplish this through strong partnerships with volunteers, staff and those we serve. We rely on the active involvement of caring individuals, congregations and other community organizations.


 

Statement of Values:

The work of the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service is guided by the following shared values:

ADVOCACY

We work to overcome the social and economic barriers that prevent individuals and families from achieving their goals.

CARING

We value empathy, compassion and respect.

COMMUNICATION

We listen to and share with one another. We value open, honest and nonjudgmental interactions.

COMMUNITY

We actively build coalitions among a broad spectrum of individuals, congregations and community organizations.

HOPE

We have faith that our work will lead to positive change for individuals and the community.

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

We help people in need achieve their goals by providing information, support and access to resources.

VOLUNTEER, STAFF, CLIENT/GUEST PARTNERSHIP

We work together to achieve IFC’s mission by respecting each partner’s strengths and contributions.

 

Adopted by the Board of Directors January 17, 2001