Board Secretary wanted!

Published on Monday, October 3rd, 2022

What’s involved:

Approximately 3 hours per month:

Attend board meeting 4 pm to 6 pm or 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm – normally 3rd or 4th Thursday of the month
Venue – St Chads 2 Devon Street
Scribe the minutes for the meeting
Prepare and circulate minutes and board pack 1 week prior to the meeting – normally no later than the Sunday before the scheduled meeting.

We offer an Honorarium for this work, or someone may want to Volunteer.

St Chads is governed by a Board of Trustees and led operationally by a General Manager.
It is a registered Charitable Trust under the Charities Act 2005.

St Chads holds contracts for services with the Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Health, and Accident Compensation Corporation.

Our history spans almost 40 years, moving on from our roots as an activity Centre in 2009 to helping individuals obtain training and support to be active in the community. We nurture abilities to help individuals find satisfying roles and to be accepted in society. Tāngata whaikaha who engage with the service drive their supports according to their needs, strengths, and aspirations. Partnership with both natural and formal supports is essential, as is the establishment of relationships with all spheres of the wider community.

The St Chads philosophy recognizes the New Zealand Disability Strategy, the Enabling Good Lives framework, and Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ratified by New Zealand in 2008 which acknowledges that all persons with disabilities have the right to live in the community with choices equal to any other.


Sharron Black
General Manager
sharron @ or phone 07 347 8515