COLLABORATION VALUES

SENIORS LED

Dirigés par les seniors:

L e Hub est dirigé par des personnes âgées afin de mieux répondre aux besoins des personnes âgées. Il favorise un processus de vieillissement en bonne santé, reconnaissant que plusieurs générations et cohortes ont besoin de différentes activités et soutiens. Les aînés fournissent des conseils sur l'amélioration de l'accessibilité des programmes pour aînés et la prise en compte de la diversité des intérêts des aînés.

COMMUNITY FOCUSED

The overarching intention of the collaboration among Partner Organizations is to maximize benefits for the community and to leverage resources effectively, for example by seeking opportunities for funding support and innovative collaboration. The Hub relies on community engagement to address the needs and interests of diverse facets of the community.

DIGNITY AND RESPECT

Dirigés par les seniors:

L e Hub est dirigé par des personnes âgées afin de mieux répondre aux besoins des personnes âgées. Il favorise un processus de vieillissement en bonne santé, reconnaissant que plusieurs générations et cohortes ont besoin de différentes activités et soutiens. Les aînés fournissent des conseils sur l'amélioration de l'accessibilité des programmes pour aînés et la prise en compte de la diversité des intérêts des aînés.

BELONGING

The Hub strives to create a sense of belonging and inclusion and provide opportunities to be connected and engaged in the community.

OPENNESS

Ouverture:

Les Organisations Partenaires Hub opèrent dans un esprit de respect mutuel et sont claires et ouvertes sur leurs intentions. Ils évoquent tous les problèmes qui surviennent au cours du travail du Hub afin qu'ils puissent être traités par le groupe.

BECOME A PARTNER

If you are a public, non-profit, or faith-based organization that serves seniors on Vancouver’s Westside, we would like to collaborate with you!

 

WHAT VALUES DOES THE WESTSIDE SENIORS HUB OFFER? 

Help seniors know what programs and services Westside organizations offer to keep them socially engaged, active and well-served

Enable the sharing of information and resources among Hub Partner Organizations and other community entities

Better meet the needs of Westside seniors by sharing knowledge between seniors and Hub Partner Organizations

Increase community awareness of seniors' issues and strengthen advocacy on behalf of seniors

HOW CAN PARTNERING IN THE WESTSIDE SENIORS HUB BENEFIT MY ORGANIZATION? 

Enhance community awareness of your seniors’ programs and increase participation

Learn from experiences and insights of other seniors' service providers

Share ideas and solutions to improve seniors’ programs and services

Amplify the voice of Westside seniors' service providers through the collective power of working together

 

WHAT ARE THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A HUB PARTNER ORGANIZATION? 

Actively support the goals and operation of the Westside Seniors Hub by attending quarterly meetings, sitting on committees where possible, and providing advice and expertise to Council and Committees when requested

Submit program and event information for profiling in Hub communications (website, HubBytes newsletter)

Share ideas, successes, and challenges at quarterly Partner meetings

Share information from Partner meetings within your organization

Promote the network of Partner Organizations and make referrals where appropriate

 

Partners meet quarterly and communicate via email between meetings. Partners are encouraged to join committees relevant to their work and offer space, resources and guidance to help the Council and volunteers in their efforts.

Hub brochure here

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

A growing network of Partner Organizations that serve seniors on the Westside  have an interest in collaborating to support seniors in their community. They meet quarterly to share information about resources and assets, identify emerging issues, and collaborate on building a range of integrated services for seniors. They work with the Hub Council, serve on committees to act on identified issues, and represent the Hub to the public and various constituencies.