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.
All people feel included in our community, & all abilities, cultures & strengths are recognised.
To build resilient communities by providing leadership & responsive services to identified community needs.
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:-
Suzanne Jenkins (President)
Garry Keir (Vice President)
Christina Mannyx (Treasurer)
David Gilmore (Committee Member)
Susan Ransom (Secretary)
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.
Lynette 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 Collaborative Against Abuse of Older People in Sutherland Shire.
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 Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) and the Staying Active Program.