Established over 30 years!
Trudewind Road Neighbourhood House is a non-profit community organisation that has been established for over thirty years
The centre is a place to meet, share and develop new skills and friendships in an informal welcoming atmosphere.
We offer a variety of affordable adult education, art and craft groups and classes, and other activities to around 180 people each week in response to the needs of our community.
Our Core Values
Our Management Committee
Trudewind management is represented by a broad cross section of members of the community. This ensures that a variety of opinions and ideas are brought to the organisation. Individuals with varying backgrounds and skills meet once a month to oversee the direction of the centre, monitor finances and deal with arising issues in a cohesive and constructive process. The members are highly committed to the centre and its over-arching philosophy of inclusion and acceptance.
Leanne was the successful nomination for the position of Chairperson at the Annual General Meeting in March. Leanne is very committed to Trudewind and keen to involve herself in the management of the organisation. The committee and staff welcome Leanne and the skills and knowledge she brings to Trudewind. Passionate about many aspects of Arts and Craft, Leanne has been teaching classes in Mixed Media Art Journaling at Trudewind for several terms. Her art is displayed at local venues and she also holds regular stalls at community markets.
Robyn held the position of Coordinator for several years at Trudewind in the 1990’s. Now employed here as Art tutor, Robyn brings her extensive knowledge ofboth the management of a community based organisation and also as a qualified art tutor.
Currently enjoying retirement from the business world, Heather has been attending Art Classes and Groups and voluntary work for several years. Heather is a valued member of the committee and has held the position of Secretary since 2016. A skilled artist, Heather has sold several of her art works through the Trudewind Gallery
As Treasurer, Lyn ensures our financial commitments and reporting is closely monitored. With many years’ association with Trudewind, Lyn plays a major role in Trudewind’s Craft Groups, general voluntary help and also makes a huge contribution to the Community Garden with the help of her husband, Greg.
Gwen has been attending Craft Groups at Trudewind for many years. She joined the committee in 2012, then was elected as Assistant Treasurer in 2017. With a background in business, Gwen makes a valuable contribution to the committee. Gwen also makes many items for the Gallery and donates the proceeds of sales to Trudewind.
General Committee Members
General Committee Members bring a wealth of knowledge, ideas and commitment to Trudewind. Representing many facets of the community, their contribution is invaluable to effectively responding to the community and to the smooth running of the organisation.
Trudewind permanent staff includes the Coordinator, Book keeper and Cleaner.
Several long standing and highly skilled tutors are also employed each term to teach the classes conducted at the centre.
Volunteers are an integral part of Trudewind, contributing in a multitude of ways. Volunteering is a great way to gain a sense of belonging and purpose. New volunteers are always welcome.
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