To mobilize community to execute Radical Renovations, enabling charities to better serve vulnerable populations.
Every HeroWork chapter delivers on three promises:
We build legacies of infrastructure renewal, creating big social change.
We provide a unique experience of community.
We make participation easy and satisfying.
INTEGRITY is the hallmark of a person who demonstrates sound moral and ethical principles at work.
- We do the right thing.
- We are honest and open.
- We are transparent (say what you mean, do what you say, open access to information).
- We take responsibility for meeting deadlines, taking ownership of your actions and recognizing we contribution to any failure.
- We have professional courage to resolve conflicts as they arise.
- We don’t blame others and quickly own up to your own mistakes.
- We only say things about another person you will say to their face.
PEOPLE FIRST, we create and cultivate strong team relationships
- We serve as role models.
- We assume competency, commitment and caring on the part of every team member, sponsor, and volunteer.
- We ensure everyone matters and we regard people’s well-being as a priority.
- We invest in others’ growth.
- We look for ways to align people with their strength.
- We reward and recognize team members, volunteers and sponsors.
- We are trusted leaders who are willing to place others’ needs above their own.
TEAMWORK the process of working collaboratively with a group of people in order to achieve a goals.
- We work together toward a common vision and goals.
- We encourage open and honest communication that allows everyone to share ideas and opinions without fear.
- We understand our roles and how to contribute to our team’s success.
- We work out problems and disagreements to find win-win solutions.
- We make time to help others.
- We treat people with respect independent of their status or disagreement with us.
Strategic Plan 2020-23
the full Strategic Plan
Adjudication criteria for partner charities includes but is not limited to:
- Must be a registered charity that serves vulnerable populations: economically disadvantaged children, youth, families, and adults. Charities that support the arts, sports, or the environment are not eligible.
- The building must be owned by the charity, or, in special cases, can instead have an advantageous long-term lease.
- Must demonstrate financial health and security so that we are confident the infrastructure will continue to serve vulnerable populations.
- Must demonstrate community involvement and support.
- Must have a comprehensive scope of work that is directly connected to long-term vision and strategic plans.
- Demonstrable impact from the renovation on vulnerable populations—economically disadvantaged children, youth, families, and adults.