Cath and Emma

Catherine Driussi assists North Perth Community Garden develop a Policy and Procedure Manual

North Perth Community Garden (NPCG) is an 820m2 space that is more than just a place for individuals to garden. It strives to be an integral part of the local community by being a hub for people to meet, share, socialise and learn. It was transformed from a desolate, weedy, neglected space in the winter of 2013. Since then, it has been operating without any properly defined policies and procedures. As its member base grows, NPCG identified a need for these policies and procedures to ensure the NPCG committee and its members had a clear understanding of how tasks associated with the community garden are done and to ensure they are done in a consistent and transparent manner.

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Jane and Vivien

Vivien Wong assists City West Lottery House with Governance Manual

City West Lottery House (CWLH) is a community service organisation that provides affordable office accommodation for not-for-profit organisations on the fringe of the Perth CBD. Having recently appointed an Executive Officer, CWLH needed a skilled volunteer to assist them in the development of a robust Governance Manual for the board so that they could focus more on strategy and oversight and less on day-to-day operations.

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Jay and Jane

Jay Wong assists City West Lotteries House with Strategic Plan Development

City West Lotteries House (CWLH), a community service organisation that provides affordable office accommodation for not-for-profit organisations in a prime central location on the fringe of the Perth CBD, needed to develop a strategic plan to guide them in 2019. Jay Wong was the man for the job!

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Phil and Leanne

Phil Forester Provides Risk Expertise to Starick

Starick is a not-for-profit organisation supporting women and children escaping domestic and family violence. Working predominantly in Perth’s south-eastern metropolitan region, their vision is to build futures free from violence for the women and children who use their service and for the community as a whole. Starick identified the need to review and update their current Risk Management Policy and Risk Register, but lacked the skills and funding to proceed with this exercise. They requested support from Volunteering WA to pair them up with a volunteer with knowledge in Risk Management to lend their expertise.

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