The vision of Good Works Farm is to be a robust farmstead community of diverse individuals of all abilities who use their distinctive talents and abilities to support and encourage one another to reach their fullest potential in a place of safety, acceptance, peace, and well-being.
Our mission is to enthusiastically empower differently-abled individuals to reach their fullest potential in supportive and meaningful environments.
At Good Works Farm we believe everyone, regardless of their ability, has good works to do and they simply need the right support in order to find their success.
Respect and Celebrate Individuality and Personal Choice: We believe everyone should be appreciated for who they are, treated with dignity and respect, have their individual choices honored, and be encouraged to reach beyond their limitations to realize their fullest potential.
We believe in every person’s right to self-determination through person-centered planning. Everyone should be appreciated for who they are, treated with dignity and respect, have their individual choices honored, and be encouraged to reach beyond their limitations to realize their fullest potential.
Nurture Competence and Safety: We believe that everyone deserves to feel safe and appreciated. A safe and appreciative environment fosters a sense of belonging, development of skills, self-advocacy, resiliency, and meaning in life.
Encourage Teamwork: We believe that enthusiasm and positivity are contagious, and that our role is to support the individual to achieve the goals they set for themselves with compassion, empathy, patience, and positive encouragement. Everyone is a valuable member of the team.
Expect Integrity: We believe that honesty and professionalism are important at all times for staff and volunteers. We believe that through integrity we inspire confidence in our services and set an example for individuals that we serve.
Good Works Farm Core Values
To have a genuine appreciation for the individuals we are serving
To respect an individual’s right to autonomy and the choices they make
To maintain safety as our top priority in all aspects of our programming for all persons
To encourage teamwork, collaboration, and honesty between management, staff, families, clients, and other team members
To demonstrate enthusiasm and positivity as a way of life and in all aspects of the organization