In determinations about camps and my own future I have decided to step sideways from the EO position sometime around the end of April this year. Over the past 2 and a half years we have worked really hard to get camps in SA back in a strong position for the future. This work has been very demanding – and we have done it with great determination and professionalism. The leadership of the Christian Brothers and camps nationally have all celebrated the success of ERCSA over this time. I am looking forward to maintaining my involvement to ensure our hard work does not diminish and to still be part of this community that I have grown to love dearly.
To that end I will be involved extensively with the Board to assist with funding for camps into the future and will have a presence in the office regularly. This is where I best see my skills utilised to ensure we are sustainable in the long term. I will also be maintaining involvement as a volunteer Camp Manager and assisting in training volunteers for Positions of Responsibility.
So, you will see an advertisement on seek.com and in other media from this Friday to give us plenty of time to find the right person to take on this really important role.
There is a lot happening for ERCSA at the Board level, new staff positions, and new ideas for camps and activities for 2017. If you are interested in knowing more then we have the regular Volunteer Meeting on Friday at 9.30 at the office or the Leaders Weekend on the 17th – 19th February where more regarding the future of camps will be discussed.
The good seed is growing and I see real opportunities emerging for the organisation this year.