The purposes of the Society are:
a. To build a network of charitable community support;
b. To facilitate community support programmes to provide a healthy and stable community.
c. To run organised programmes designed to promote the holistic wellbeing of the community
d. To form strategic partnerships with other organizations and individuals to increase effectiveness and to assist the society to achieve its purposes.
e. To provide training, education and practical experience to students and interns seeking a career as a community worker.
f. To be guided in all activities and initiatives by Christian Principles (see clause 12.a.v) and, where appropriate, to work in close partnership with local churches, and in particular Howick Community Church (HCC).
g. To engage in appropriate commercial activities or Social Enterprises to create financial income to support the activities of the society.
h. To raise funding by way of donations, sponsorship, legacies, and grants .
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers)
Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides buildings / facilities / open space
Education / training / research, Social services, Employment, Sport / recreation, Fund-raising, People with disabilities, Promotion of volunteering
Family / whanau
Children / young people, Older people, General public
CrossNet is governed by a Board and daily management is provided by a full time contractor in the role of Community Team Leader.
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
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