ABOUT US

Oakgrove Community Centre was officially opened by the then Mayor of the City of Casey, Cr Wayne Smith on the 30th of November 1997.

Building improvements include the addition of a new meeting room in 2003 and then a multi-purpose room in 2004. The upgrade of the front entrance in 2006 resulted in improved access to community members with a disability and parents with prams.

As a Centre we continually strive for improvement of both our facility and the community programs that we offer. Please see our Program Guide for full details. Your suggestions for new ideas and improvements are always welcome.

Our Committee

Our committee is made up of skillful and dedicated volunteers who meet regularly throughout the year. The current members are:
• David Haynes – President
• Anu Ravindernath – Secretary
• Lisa Robinson – Vice President
• Dawn Coward – Treasurer
• Nadeeshani Rajapriya – General Committee
• Shah Bano – General Committee
• Catherine Fleming – General Committee
• Jacqui Wade – General Committee
• Josie Taylor – General Committee
• Nahida Bibi – General Committee

Every few years we review our strategic plan, what we would like to achieve and how we will do this. If you would like to know more about the role of the Committee, how you could become a member or how you can contribute, please contact the President through the Centre office.

Our Staff

The following people keep our Centre operating with the support of our volunteers.
• Mary Amalraj – Manager
• Girija Nedumaran – Finance Officer
• Gina Dickinson – Educator
• Rosa Estrada – Educator
• Jenny Diginnes – Playgroup

Our Volunteers

Volunteers are the backbone of our Centre and we place great value on the contribution of each and every one. If you are interested in finding out about volunteering in our organisation please contact the Centre office. We would be delighted to tell you more about the opportunities in our organisation.

We encourage people to consider becoming part of our Committee of Governance. This is a great way to make a positive contribution to the local community, as well as a rewarding experience and an opportunity to learn new skills. Governance training is provided, and you will get lots of support from everyone at the Centre. . If you are interested in finding out about the Committee in our organisation please contact the President through the Centre office.

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