Staff values

Two female staff standing next to each other holding their Sacred Heart Mission awards.

The Sacred Heart Mission team personally value…

These behaviours support the Mission’s organisational values and allow each team member to be personally responsible for living the values:

Trust and Honesty

  • We strive to be true to ourselves, to our own values and to those of the Mission.
  • We strive to provide the best services possible, with integrity and authenticity.
  • We trust and respect our colleagues and appreciate each others work .


  • We recognise each person’s unique experience, knowledge, talents and strengths, and draw upon these.
  • We build relationships that are respectful and empowering.
  • We look after each other and offer support when needed.

Happiness and Fun

  • We are creative and innovative in learning and achieving outcomes.
  • We are inclusive, positive and encouraging in our communication with each other and address misunderstandings with respect and dignity.
  • We recognise that it is important to have fun in the workplace whilst ensuring a safe and respectful workplace for all.


  • We proactively participate in the Mission’s purpose and actively contribute in the Mission’s decision making process.
  • We are passionate about the work we do and work with compassion and commitment towards our vision.
  • We embrace diversity and actively work to achieve social justice.

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0132,414Meals served through our meals program in 2017
01,7000Volunteers contributed more than 66,000 hours in 2017
05,700Responses to requests for support at our Women’s House in 2017
Sacred Heart Mission respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate our services. We pay our respects to the ongoing living cultures of Aboriginal peoples, and to Elders past, present and future.
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