We emphasize the principles of accountability, confidence, and professionalism to prepare participants for the workforce while developing personal and professional skills.
Integrity: Respecting our commitments, personally and professionally
OBT’s personal and professional integrity is a hallmark of our interaction with our participants, staff, partners, donors, and others.
Excellence: Pushing ourselves and one another to be our very best
Our definition of excellence begins and ends with the high standards we set for providing services to OBT participants, staff, partners, donors, and others. OBT is built around specialized service offerings and programs designed to meet the complex and unique needs of its participants.
Empowerment: Positive change begins with us
We believe that empowerment is the sense that you are in control of your life. It enables you to make positive decisions, and to take action that will bring you closer to achieving your goals and ambitions. We instill empowerment in our participants, staff, and OBT community
Our diverse workforce brings perspectives, skills, and experience that we can learn from each other. We believe that it is unacceptable for our spoken and written language and behavior to demean anyone’s physical characteristic, as well as anyone’s ethnicity, gender, race, religion or sexual identity. We as individuals must take responsibility for our words and deeds and respect all people. We are sensitive toward the circumstances of our OBT participants and work collaboratively with each other to achieve their goals.
We willingly do what must be done to assist each other. We provide feedback about meeting each other’s needs and we promptly respond to requests for assistance. We understand that Teamwork is the combined commitment to overcome obstacles. It’s support. It’s encouragement. It’s working together to support our participants’ needs.