All donations of $2.00 and over are Tax Deductible.
We are grateful to those donors who have in the past remembered Open House in their estate planning. Bequests to open house contribute significantly to our long term financial well-being and help ensure the success of our many programs on an ongoing basis.
Naming Open House in your will is not difficult and you can designate any amount of your estate that you wish.
As you make plans for your estate we hope that you will remember a request to us.
For more information on bequests and other gifts to Open House please contact our reception on (03) 9450-7600 or email: email@example.com
Qualifications: Doctor of Social Work and Clinical Family Therapist
Experience: Over 35 years’ experience in welfare, employment and training services.
Current CEO at E-Focus - Local Training, Employment and Community Development organisation with 70 staff.
George brings a rich history of the origins and ethos of Open House – George and his partner Julie were early volunteers at the drop-in centre and live in centre (Ivanhoe). George brings skills in organisational management as well as a detailed knowledge of the local service system.
Qualifications: Certificate of Emergency Management
Experience: Worked for over 40 years in the Public Sector mostly in the Corporate and Emergency Management area.
Former Corporate Services Manager in the Department of Human Services.
Barry brings a strong Management and Governance approach and a passion for being involved with people who are disadvantaged.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce with Honours
Experience: Over 20 years experience in business and human resources across a range of sectors.
Former Director of Human Resources at Telstra
Caroline brings deep insight, empathy and a passion for making it possible for people to thrive.
Qualifications: B.Min (Bachelor of Ministries)
Experience: Hospital Chaplain
Former staff member January 1990 – December 2000
Melanie brings valuable experience and insights from previously working at Open House and a heart to see people grow holistically.
Qualifications: Diploma of Management, Associate Diploma of Electronic Engineering
Experience: Former Client Solutions Executive (IBM)
Oscar brings substantial managerial, computer and personnel skills and has a heart to see the ongoing development of the work so that people’s lives are positively impacted.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Applied Science (Applied Electronics)
Experience: Former Executive Director, Service Delivery South and West - Telstra
Phillip brings Management skills and expertise with a heart for the disadvantaged