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ROSS HOUSE EVENT: Not-For-Profit Law Seminar (Tuesday 4th October 2016)

Justice Connect's Not-For-Profit Law service is coming to Ross House for the day to help you!

Head to the Hayden Raysmith room and hear about key legal tips for not-for-profit groups and/or speak to a lawyer one-on-one for further information later in the day.  They have a range of services that can help, including over the phone (if you can’t stay for an appointment).


This free event is a fantastic opportunity to have any of your questions answered. 

The day will be split into two parts:


1. Legal Information session – 10am to 11am

One-hour free legal information session with hot tips on the following 5 key legal issues:


1. Governance

2. Managing volunteers & employees - HR issues

3. Safety  - liability, risk and insurance

4. Privacy - dealing with personal, health and sensitive information

5. Working with other community organisations


Morning tea will follow this session. 

 

2. Appointment with Lawyer – 11:30 to 4:30pm

Free 30 minute appointments to speak with a lawyer one-on-one for further information on any of the above topics. To pre-book an appointment time please email inhouseproject [at] justiceconnect [dot] org [dot] au (inhouseproject [at] justiceconnect [dot] org [dot] au).

If you have any other questions, they will also try to help on the day or take your enquiry and get back to you.


Where? Ross House, Level 4, Hayden Raysmith Room

When? Tuesday 4th October 2016 @ 10:00am


Cost? Free event which includes morning tea


For more information and to register, please visit the Eventbrite page here or www.justiceconnect.org.au

 

 

BUILDING CLOSURE: Grand Final Eve (Friday 30th September 2016)

Ross House will be closed on Friday 30th September 2016 for the Grand Final Eve. The building will re-open on Monday 3rd October 2016. 

If you wish to access the building during this period of closure - please make sure that you have your swipe key to enter and exit the building. Your swipe key will only give you access to one particular floor. You will not be able to gain entry into Ross House without a swipe key. 

If you don’t have a swipe key and need to use the building during this time, please arrange to pick one up from reception by 4:45pm on Thursday 29th September 2016. 

For more information, please call the Ross House Front Desk on 03 9650 1599.

www.rosshouse.org.au

BUILDING CLOSURE: Melbourne Cup (31st October - 1st November 2016) inclusive

Ross House will be closed: 

Monday 31st October and Tuesday 1st November 2016 (Cup Day)

Please make sure that you have your swipe key to enter and exit the building if you wish to come in during this time.

If you don’t have a swipe key and need to use the building on these days, please pick one up from reception by 4:45pm on Friday 28th October 2016.

Please remember that a swipe key will only give you access to one particular floor.

For any queries, please call the Ross House Front Desk on (03) 9650 1599.

www.rosshouse.org.au

BUILDING CLOSURE - Saturday 24th December 2016 - Sunday 1st January 2017 (inclusive)

Ross House will be closed: 

Saturday 24th December 2016 - Sunday 1st January 2017 (inclusive)

Please make sure that you have your swipe key to enter and exit the building if you wish to come in during this time.

If you don’t have a swipe key and need to use the building on these days, please pick one up from reception by 4:45pm on Friday 23rd December 2016.

Please remember that a swipe key will only give you access to one particular floor.

All mail delivered to Ross House at 247-251 Flinders Lane will be ON HOLD between 24th December 2016 and 1st January 2017. If you have any questions, please visit the Ross House Front Desk or call 03 9650 1599.

www.rosshouse.org.au

Building closure - between Monday 23rd December 2013 and Wednesday 1st January 2014 (inclusive)

Ross House will be closed between:

Monday 23rd December 2013 and Wednesday 1st January 2014 (inclusive).

The building will re-open on Thursday 2nd January 2014.

If you wish to access the building during this period of closure - please make sure that you have your swipe key to enter ande xit the building. Your swipe  key will only give you access to one particular floor. You will not be able to gain entry into Ross House without a swipe key.

If you don't have a swipe key and need to use the building during this time, please arrange to pick one up from reception by 4:45pm on Friday 20th December 2013.

Additionally, all mail delivered to Ross House at 247-251 Flinders Lane will be ON HOLD  from 23rd December 2013 until 2nd January 2014. If you require access to your mail before this time you will need to make your own arrangements with Australia Post to re-direct your mail to an alternative address.

Building closure - Monday 4 November & Tuesday 5 November

Ross House will be closed: 

Monday 4th November and Tuesday 5th November (Cup Day)

Please make sure that you have your swipe key to enter and exit the building if you wish to come in during this time.

If you don’t have a swipe key and need to use the building on these days, please pick one up from reception by 4:45pm on Friday 1st November.

Please remember that a swipe key will only give you access to one particular floor.

Dukes moves into Ross House

New shop-front tenant, Dukes Coffee Roasters, has opened for business!

Be sure to drop by and grab a coffee before your meeting at Ross House...and why not buy a bag of the Ross House blend beans! $3 from every bag sold is donated directly back to the Ross House community.

Read about Dukes in:

Broadsheet

Three Thousand

MilkBar

Building closure over the new year

Please note that the Ross House Association office will be closed from Monday 24th December 2012 until Tuesday 1st January 2013 inclusive (re-opening 2nd January 2013).

Members, tenants and facility users will need a security swipe at all times to access the building during these dates.

Public Research Positions Vacant with Roy Morgan: Social Research Interviewers

As employment opportunities have become precarious for some people in the community sector this year, we are happy to advertise the following casual employment opportunities available at Roy Morgan for people with good interpersonal skills (we know you've got them!).

  • Want to work independently?
  • Looking for weekend work?
  • Casual and Permanent Part-time available
  • No selling involved!

Roy Morgan Research is an Australian owned company and the largest, leading, market research and public opinion polling company.

We’re looking for motivated, reliable, fit and healthy people with great communications skills to join our face to face interviewing team. As an interviewer you will be collecting vital information on important consumer, social and political issues.   

We offer:

  • Flexible weekend work - you choose the weekends you work
  • Interesting consumer survey work
  • Generous hourly rate plus travel allowances
  • Incentives for both the interviewer and respondent
  • Ongoing work - no end date!
  • Ongoing training and support

If you:

  • Enjoy walking and meeting interesting people
  • Are comfortable conducting face to face interviews
  • Have an ability to build rapport quickly with people
  • Have a valid driver’s licence
  • Have your own reliable car and mobile phone
  • Are available to work on both Saturday & Sunday for at least two weekends of every month

…then we want to hear from you! Contact us now, we are currently recruiting

All applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Apply now by forwarding your application letter and resume to hr(at)roymorgan.com

www.roymorgan.com

 

Human Rights in the 21st Century

You are invited to an exciting Reinforce forum 'Human Rights in the 21st Century’

Why are we running the forum?
Reinforce is running the forum to celebrate International Day of People with a Disability. International Day of People with a Disability is held each year to let people know about the rights of people with a disability and to celebrate all the great things that people with disabilities have done or are doing.

To celebrate the day Reinforce will be running a one day forum called ‘Human Rights in the 21st Century’


What is the forum about?
The forum is about human rights for people with an intellectual disability. At the forum we will talk about the issues facing people with an intellectual disability in the 21st Century and what actions need to happen for people to get their rights.
So come along have your say, learn new things and meet new people. We hope to see you there!

Where: Hayden Ray Smith Room, 4th Floor Ross House,
247 Flinders Lane in Melbourne
When: Monday 10th December 2012, 9am- 4pm
RSVP: No later than Friday 12th November for catering numbers
PH: (03) 9650-7855
Email: colin [at] reinforce [dot] org [dot] au

(Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements)

Reinforce is a self advocacy organisation run by people and for people with an intellectual disability. Reinforce

www.daru.org.au/event/human-rights-in-the-21st-century