Janet's career in the not-for-profit sector spans over 30 years, including 17 years in leadership and management roles.
She worked in the Family Violence and Homelessness sector for six years and sits on the State Government’s Family and Sexual Violence Consultative Committee. Janet is passionate about changing the behaviour which perpetuates violence against women. Her experience is complemented by a Master of Business Administration and a Diploma in Human Resource Management.
Anne has worked in Community Services for 15 years, working with children, women and young people and has worked at the Hobart Women’s Shelter since 2010. Anne has a Diplomas in Social and Community Welfare, Youth Work, Social Housing and Leadership and Management, and Mental Health. She is a dedicated team member, applying her support skills within property management.
Helen currently works for the Hobart Women’s Shelter as the Quality and Policy Manager. She has previously worked as a secondary school teacher and Gender Equity Officer with the Tasmanian Education Department. Helen has also worked as a trainer and manager in trade unions, community organisations and employment services.
Bridget is a Social Worker (AASW) who began working with and advocating for the rights, protection and well-being of women and children in 1994. Bridget has professional and leadership experience in Queensland and Tasmania in both Government and non-government organisations. Bridget has held Senior Practitioner roles in family assessment, Out of Home Care and Child Safety. Over the past six years, she has worked with the Tasmanian Health Department and the Suicide Prevention Sector. In these senior leadership roles, she facilitated health promotion workshops, designed, and implemented community engagement strategies and facilitated workplace and community training in suicide bereavement. Bridget practices within a human rights and empowerment framework that is well aligned with the vision and mission of the Hobart Women’s Shelter.
Ruby is a professional fundraiser and project manager who specialises in supporting not-for-profit organisations to meet their strategic objectives. Ruby has recently joined the Hobart Women’s Shelter and is focused on fostering strategic funding partnerships to leverage and secure funds for the creation of long-term homes.