Founded in 1971 Engadine Community Services (ECS) is a not-for-profit, non-government registered charity. We are located in Engadine in the new Community Centre. ECS runs a range of program/services including health and well-being, home and aged care, learning programs and children's services.
ECS acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, and pays respect to elders past and present.
To provide leadership in communities to ensure that people feel included and are recognised for their abilities, cultures and strengths.
To build communities by providing individualised services to all, including older people and people with a disability and to assist individuals build on their strengths.
Engadine Community Services (ECS) is overseen by a volunteer Management Committee, elected from our membership base in line with our constitution. Members as of 23 October 2018 AGM:-
Garry Keir (President)
Suzanne Jenkins (Vice President)
Christina Mannyx (Acting Treasurer)
Susan Green (Ordinary Member)
Susan Ransom (Ordinary Member)
Terry Georgeson (Ordinary Member)
OUR STAFF TEAM
Melinda works closely with the ECS Management Committee to oversee day-to-day operations of the organisation, including liaison with government funders, development of policy and procedures, WHS, promotion and direct supervision of paid staff.
Kylie oversees volunteers in the community to manage the cluster of services for older residents, including individual and group social supports which receive funding through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).
Mona manages accounts payable and payroll, as well as insurances etc in conjunction with the Treasurer and ECS Manager.
Lee & Karen oversee a team of office volunteers to manage core business in the ECS community resource centre.
Karen supports the ECS Manager and specific projects, including the Sutherland Shire Aged Care Interagency Collaborative on Abuse of Older People.
Lee oversees volunteers in the centre to manage the cluster of services for residents of all ages, including Playgroups, the Toy Library and other activities which receive funding through the NSW Community Builders Program (CB).