Our vision and mission
Our vision, “an inclusive and equal Scotland where all communities are empowered as equal responsible citizens achieving their potential in advancing Scottish life at all levels”.
Our mission, “We are devoted to empowering the diverse ethnic and cultural minorities in Scotland through inspiring and fostering participative democracy, equality, and active citizenship for all”.
To achieve our vision and mission, our staff and volunteers work compassionately with our client group in a respectful way and strong partnership with organisations with the same value base means improved outcomes for families we support.
The Trustee Board
The Trustee Board is made up of a Chairperson, secretary, treasurer and two committee members. Trustees are elected and approved at each AGM. The role of the board is to provide strategic vision and leadership of the organisation.
The Trustee’s business is conducted through bi-monthly Trust Board meetings. The meetings are held in public for the most part, but they are not public meetings. The minutes from these meetings can be accessed by interested partied.
Our Equality Statement
We are committed to the elimination of unlawful and unfair discrimination and value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation.
We aim to be a fair organisation and strive to achieve equality of opportunity for all. As an organisation, we have a comprehensive policy, setting out how it will work to deliver high-quality services to all in fair and equitable ways.
For service improvement, we Equality Delivery System (EDS). This is a performance framework which measures how well the people who use our services or work for us think we are doing in meeting their specific needs regardless of their sex, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status. This evidence is available to the public.
The Scottish Government has a clear vision for Scotland’s children, that all children and young people have the right to be cared for and protected from harm and abuse and to grow up in a safe environment in which their rights are respected and their needs are met. The National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland (2014) reports that The National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland (2014) highlights that everyone in Scotland has a part to play in preventing the abuse and neglect of children and young people.
As an organisation working with children, young people and their families, we remain committed to ensuring safeguarding is part of our core work and recognises that safeguarding children and young people is a shared responsibility with the need for effective joint working between partner agencies and professionals. In order to do this, Passion4Fusion works closely with others to ensure that all of the services provided have regard to the duty of care.
Passion4Fusion takes all reasonable steps to promote safe practice and protect children, young people and adults at risk from harm, abuse and exploitation. Passion4Fusion’s policies are clear and our staff and volunteers receive training and ongoing support to ensure that those we work are safe; as Passion4Fusion understands that “Procedures and guidance cannot in themselves protect children; a competent, skilled and confident workforce, together with a vigilant public, can” National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2014
Passion4Fusion understands and appreciate the exceptional role our volunteers play in ensuring that services run smoothly. A volunteer policy with clear aims and values of Passion4Fusion and the role that our volunteers play is in place. The policy includes the time commitment needed from the volunteer, the role description, personal qualities and behaviour required, their investment in Passion4Fusion among other things.