VISION AND MISSION

 

Vision

Imagine a world in which people of all abilities are empowered to pursue their passions.

Mission

Empower, educate and employ people of all abilities.

Commitments of the Zoom Group Community

Zoom Group client working at Meiers

Zoom Group employees are committed to approaching each team member, fellow staff member, and community member with the following values in mind:

Integrity

Integrity forms the foundation of our organization. It means doing what is right and loving what is right. Each member of our community will act with honesty, and each action will be consistent with our mission and values. When we act as an organization, we will ask, “Is this consistent with our mission and values?”

Professionalism

Zoom Group client receiving an award at the Muhammad Ali Center

Professionalism means that we will follow ethical standards for our interpersonal interactions, rather than acting based on personal feelings or motives. Our interpersonal interactions will be based upon what is best for the team member, the organization, and the wider community. We will look for the best in everyone, including ourselves. We will expect the best of everyone, including ourselves.

Respect

Respect means treating others as we would like to be treated if we were in their shoes. Everyone we interact with is an equally valuable community member. We commit to valuing each individual’s opinions, beliefs, and personal boundaries.

Humility

Humility is the recognition that you are no more and no less valuable than any other member of the community. Approaching other people with humility encourages open communication. Humility is necessary to be a good listener. We believe that everyone in the Zoom Group community has something to teach, as well as something to learn.

Sandy working with Todd at Zoom Group

Kindness

Kindness means acting with a considerate nature. Kindness requires empathy – striving to understand and feel the concerns, the happiness and the sadness, and the hopes of the people with whom we interact. Our speech and our conduct will be seasoned with kindness.

Joy

Joy is positive energy and happiness. Each interpersonal interaction is an opportunity to be a source of joy. Joy inspires optimism. Joy also inspires creativity. And a little sense of humor goes a long way.

Creativity

Creativity means we are willing and able to look at things in new ways or from a different perspective. We approach each day with a creative spirit, and use our unique talents, gifts, and abilities to generate innovative and useful solutions to any challenge we encounter.