Yellow Springs Senior Citizens, Inc. Strategic Plan 2022–2024 Adopted by the Board of Trustees June 2022
FINANCE GOAL: Secure financial resources to meet current and emerging organizational needs. Goal Strategy: Yellow Springs Senior Center will: Ensure that there is a comprehensive giving campaign that includes solicitation and stewardship of donors from a wide spectrum and provides those donors with multiple ways in which to contribute funds.
Ensure that the funds entrusted by the public for use in meeting the needs of seniors are safeguarded.
Advocate for annual support from village and township governments by persuading them to include senior services in their budgets.
Research and pursue the availability of continuing support for overall operations and specific programs form public and private sources, including foundations, and corporate sponsorships.
Develop and maintain a business recovery plan that can be utilized in the event of a catastrophe or other event that may diminish the business aspects of the Senior Center.
MEMBERSHIP GOAL: Ensure a connected and engaged membership Goal Strategy: Yellow Springs Senior Center will:
Maintain membership among individuals 55 or over in Yellow Springs and Miami Township.
Maintain a computer database of members and potential members in accordance with privacy laws and procedures.
Maintain a computer database of members’ participation in Senior Center activities, including number of collaborations, collaborative groups, and neighborhood networking measures.
Survey the community to determine demographics of who is being served.
Pursue opportunities for members to volunteer in the community and at the Center to meet interests and availability.
PROGRAM GOAL: Ensure participation in programs and activities of members and other interested individuals and groups. Goal Strategy: Yellow Springs Senior Center will:
Develop programs, classes and activities that assist elders in remaining self-reliant and active in the community
Implement a plan for the ongoing professional development of staff members.
Maintain competitive pay rates and benefits for staff members.
Maintain programs in accordance with Greene County Council on Aging requirements and expectations
Provide ways for wider community engagement (from home/online).
Develop business recovery plans and a dissolution plan.
VISIBILITY GOAL: Raise awareness of the important role of the organization in the community. Goal Strategy: Yellow Springs Senior Center will:
Develop and implement brand management strategies to increase visibility in Yellow Springs and Miami Township.
Develop and implement advocacy strategies to raise awareness of the organization among all demographics in the community.
Celebrate seniors through publicity and community-wide events, especially leading to news stories.
STRUCTURE/INFRASTRUCTURE GOAL: Maintain and maximize the use of the current facility and explore alternatives for meeting the need for additional space. Goal Strategy: Yellow Springs Senior Center will:
Continue with a plan to repair and maintain the structure and infrastructure of the current facility including information technology.
Develop a plan to share space with other entities in the village or township.
Develop information technology backup and recovery plans.
YELLOW SPRINGS SENIOR CENTER
227 Xenia Ave. Yellow Springs, OH 45387 (937) 767-5751