The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce is excited to announce the launch of a new Strategic Plan 2023-2027: Positioning for the Future. This Strategic Plan aims to bring about positive and lasting changes in the lives of the communities it serves, placing the people it serves at the very heart of its mission, and endeavoring to create a more inclusive, responsive, and effective approach to community and program development.
The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce has consistently pursued a mission to build a caring, healthy community by offering opportunities for personal growth in spirit, mind, and body to all individuals. Over the years, the organization has made significant progress, thanks to the dedication of its team of employees and volunteers, as well as the generous support of the community. However, the commitment to improving community wellbeing remains steadfast, and this Strategic Plan is a crucial step towards realizing this commitment.
The Strategic Plan clearly defines the organization’s mission and objectives, ensuring that every action taken is directly aligned with the needs of the community, resulting in a more targeted and effective approach to addressing the challenges faced. Through the strategic priorities and objectives, the YMCA aims to reach even more individuals and communities in need, providing increased resources, support, and opportunities for everyone.
The YMCA is dedicated to enhancing the quality and scope of the services it provides. The plan includes investments in technology, training, and resources to ensure the community receives the best possible assistance. The YMCA acknowledges the diversity of those it serves, and this Strategic Plan is designed to be inclusive and responsive to unique circumstances and needs, because everyone belongs at the YMCA. This plan introduces clear goals and metrics to measure the impact, providing greater transparency and accountability to the valued community.
The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce wishes to extend its gratitude to the entire community for their invaluable suggestions and insights. As the organization implements this strategic plan, it wants the community to know that their feedback has played a crucial role in shaping the priorities to be more meaningful and effective. The community is encouraged to continue to engage with the team, sharing their stories, and influencing the approach as their experiences fuel the association’s unwavering dedication to working tirelessly on their behalf.
In conclusion, this Strategic Plan is not just a document; it’s a promise to the YMCA’s cherished community members. The YMCA is committed to improving the wellbeing of Owen Sound and Grey and Bruce Counties, creating a brighter future filled with hope, opportunity, and positive change. The organization is deeply grateful for the privilege of serving the community and for being inspired by everything it does.
Everyone is invited to review the Strategic Plan 2023-2027, along with the 2022-2023 Annual Report by clicking the buttons below or click here: www.ymcaowensound.on.ca/about-us/governance/#strategic-plan