"Believe & Create"
Innovation Youth Centre to be an organization that services young people and community through entrepreneurship to create wealth to sustain service delivery and growing into a philanthropy service that gives back to young people and community through service delivery and fund generating. This model can be used for other services to bench mark and create a blue ocean business approach in the community services sector by working together to address service gaps, unlike a red ocean business approach, to create social change on a great scale, without competing and sharing resources. Innovation Youth Centre is a free service for young people to use and be supported.
Innovation Youth Centre is a young people’s organization that works to create the best outcomes for young people community, by using innovation and youth participation, working hand in hand.
Innovation Youth Centres is a youth friendly space for young people aged between 12-25 years to undertake programs and activities designed to increase their social, recreational and employment skills, and/or networks. Using the theory of innovation and entrepreneurship to create resources for the community through a youth participation lens, IYC aims to fill service gaps in community. Working with local services to support service demands. The areas that IYC will focus and service the needs of young people is in interface councils, due to being a high growth corridors, with a rapidly increasing number of young people.
Social Justice and Goodwill - A collaborative approach combining multiple agencies working with Innovation Youth Centre with the aim of improving links between the community, youth agencies and young people. Safe and friendly environment for both youth workers and young people, through a commitment to providing quality services that accept a responsibility and duty of care for staff and young people.
Youth and Community Participation - A space whereby young people can develop leadership and meaningful participation in a range of roles, to better their own community and life quality
Respect and Accountability - Range of services programs and activities that are relevant and responsive to the different development stages of young people.
Empowerment and Innovation - Flexible and responsive service with a commitment to youth participation and leadership in a variety of structured and unstructured activities.
Collaboration and Honesty - Environment where agencies can successfully network and through cohesive methods achieve the best outcomes for young people using Innovation Youth Centre. Framework to develop and extend the provision of local services through the concept of service integration and collaboration.