Working for the Community

Working for the Community “Working with you… For you” Policy




I believe in the power of community engagement and social responsibility. My “Working for the Community” policy outlines my commitment to actively contribute to the betterment of the communities in which we work, live, and play. This policy is my commitment to fulfilling my social obligations to create a positive impact on the community.




This “Working for the Community” policy aims to:

    1. Support Local Initiatives: I will actively seek out and support local community initiatives that align with the communities’ values and mission.


    1. Volunteerism: I will actively participate in volunteer activities that benefit the community.


    1. Partnerships: I will collaborate with local organisations, nonprofits, and government agencies to identify areas where I can contribute meaningfully to community development.




    I aim to achieve the objectives through:

    1. Community Needs Assessment: Regularly assessing the needs of the communities in which we work, live and play. This will help to identify areas where my contributions can have the most meaningful impact.


    1. Skill-Based Contributions: Leverage the skills and expertise of Council employees and partners to create sustainable solutions that address community challenges.


    1. Transparency: Maintain transparency in my community engagement efforts by sharing initiatives, progress, and outcomes with the community.


    Reporting and Evaluation:

    1. Progress Reports: Regularly publish progress reports highlighting the outcomes of community projects. This will keep stakeholders informed about my contributions.


    1. Feedback Mechanism: I will encourage feedback from employees, volunteers, partners, and the community itself to continually improve my community engagement strategies.


    Compliance and Accountability:

    1. Ethical Considerations: I will ensure that my community engagement efforts are conducted ethically, respecting the cultural norms and values of the communities I serve.


    1. Legal Compliance: I will adhere to all relevant laws and regulations while engaging in community initiatives.



    1. Internal Communication: I will regularly communicate my community engagement initiatives through internal channels to keep employees and stakeholders informed and engaged.


    1. External Communication: I will promote my community involvement through external channels such as social media, press releases, and Council’s website. This showcases my commitment to social responsibility.


    Continuous Improvement:

    I will regularly review and update my “Working for the Community” policy to ensure its alignment with evolving community needs, organisational goals, and best practices in community engagement.


    By adhering to this policy, I aim to create a positive and lasting impact on the community I serve. By working with the community, for the community, together, we can make the Sunshine Coast community a great place to work, live and play.