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Thank you to Myer Hobart and the Myer Community Fund

August 31, 2017

Thank you to Myer Hobart and the Myer Community Fund for selecting the Hobart Women’s Shelter as their local charity partner over the past 12 months. Myer Hobart’s team raised $4,512.65 and the Myer Community Fund matched their contribution bringing the total contribution for the Hobart Women’s Shelter to $9,025.30. This is a substantial donation,…

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Mick and Maria HOFM, Janet Saunders, CEO and Nell, Rendezvous Lounge Café

Paying it Forward

June 29, 2017

A big shout and thank you to Nell at Rendezvous Lounge Café at Salamanca for paying it forward. Nell has been involved with the pay it forward movement for some time and has selected the Hobart Women’s Shelter as the recipient of her recent pay if forward initiative. After winning free advertising from 7HOFM, Nell…

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Volunteer

Relief Support Worker wanted

May 22, 2017

Family support workers will ensure that culturally appropriate and most effective services are provided to women and children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who may be experiencing domestic/family violence. Duties include: Intake assessments and develop individualised management strategies, focused on providing practical and emotional support to all service users. Understand that…

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Congratulations

Congratulations Liz

May 1, 2017

Congratulations to Liz Gillam, Board Member at HWS for being awarded for service to government. Liz is deeply committed to fairness, justice and public policy. Read more here

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Partner with Hobart Womens Shelter

Community Engagement Officer

April 11, 2017

20 hours each week Hobart Women’s Shelter (HWS) provides crisis accommodation and support to women and children experiencing family violence and/or homelessness. We are currently seeking a dynamic woman* who is extremely organised, creative, passionate and a great communicator to join our vibrant and innovative team as a Community Engagement Officer The Community Engagement Officer…

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Newsletter

Cleaner Wanted

April 11, 2017

15 Hours each week Hobart Women’s Shelter provides crisis accommodation and support to women and children experiencing family violence and/or homelessness. We are currently seeking a dynamic woman* who is extremely organised and a great communicator to join our vibrant and innovative team as a Cleaner. If you have a high level of initiative, are…

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Together we can make change

Together we can make change!

April 11, 2017

Thank you to Danni, Emma, India and the team at Lush Hobart for raising over $900 at our recent Charity Pot Party. Also to everyone who attended the event, we believe that this level of support signifies a turning point in community attitudes that have tolerated violence against women and children, together we can…

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Reviewing Our Views – 2017 and beyond…

January 4, 2017

In 2016 the Hobart Women’s Shelter’s (HWS) assisted 197 women, children, providing a total of 7039 nights’ accommodation over the course of the year. This is an increase of 5% from 2015. In addition to the assistance we have provided, the HWS receives a number of calls which we are unable to assist due to…

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Join Our Team!

December 7, 2016

The Hobart Women’s Shelter is looking for a Relief Support Worker. Please find details below: 161207-application-package-relief-support-worker For further information please contact Janet Saunders – ceo@hoabrtws.org.au or 62738455  

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Growth for Community Change

December 2, 2016

When every news story is about fear, hate and misfortune, and every person we pass has their nose buried in a phone or tablet it might be easy for us to start to think that we live in a time of individualism and social isolation. Working in the community sector, and reading the news, I…

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