|Okines Community House welcomes people living in the Southern Beaches area including Forcett, Lewisham, Dodges Ferry, Carlton, Carlton River, Connellys Marsh and Primrose Sands.
We aim to provide a safe and friendly environment for the whole community to meet, share information and resources and strengthen community networks.
We are a member of Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania (NHT) which is the peak body for the 34 Community Houses and Neighbourhood Centres around Tasmania.
We are funded by the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services and by government and community grants for specific activities.
Board of Management and Staff
Our volunteer Board is made up of local residents from across the Sorell Municipality, who volunteer their time, expertise and knowledge of the community.
Any member of Okines Community House is entitled to stand for a position on the Board of Management. The Board is elected by members at the Annual General Meeting each financial year and the Board meets monthly.
The Okines Community House Manager is accountable to the Board of Management for the financial and administrative aspects of the organisation’s day to day operation.
The Manager manages a team of dedicated staff and volunteers including an Finance/Admin Officer, Administrative/Project Officer and two Community Garden Coordinators.
To build community, support people and their families and enhance choices by providing: