Reynard Street Neighbourhood House
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RSNH provides a wide range of services both at the neighbourhood house and, at times, elsewhere in the neighbourhood. These include (but are not limited to) programs or projects in: adult community education, personal health (e.g. Pilates), participation through volunteering, social inclusion, job readiness, support for pre-school children and their families (especially through community and agency playgroups), music and song, community art, foreign languages, local sustainability, community resilience and skill sharing, self-help, advocacy and social activity to reduce isolation.
The Chairperson has a strategic role to play in representing the vision and purpose of the organisation. The Chairperson ensures that the management committee functions properly, that there is full participation at meetings, all relevant matters are discussed and that effective decisions are made and carried out.
The CoM provides RSNH with community “governance”, which includes developing strategic plans, policies, permanent staff appointment, monitoring finances and overseeing delivery of legal and contractual obligations. The CoM acts as the voice of our membership in line with the aims and objectives detailed in our Constitution. The Committee is required to meet a minimum of six times per year, but currently meets monthly on a Tuesday evening between 5.30pm and 7pm.
Time Commitment: The role of Chair requires an estimated commitment of 5 hours/month
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