Staff at Council of Social Services (Dunedin)
Acting Executive Officer
For the past eight years, Alan Shanks has been the membership support and services/administrator at the Council of Social Services, Dunedin.
Alan worked in banking for 19 years: seven in a community bank responsible for lending and customer service and 12 years with a commercial bank. He also worked for 10 years in the legal profession as a legal executive, specialising in conveyancing.
Alan held the position of general manager for a community trust responsible for managing a hotel and conference centre and completed a Ministry Internship Diploma (MIDip) in Theology. He is a recipient of a Priory Vote of Thanks, one of St. John’s highest awards for financial administration. Also completed the Graduate Diploma in Not-For-Profit Management (GDipNFPM).
Phone 03 471 6177 ext 204
Information and Communication Officer
Jacinda manages inbound information and maintains information access points such as our bi-monthly newsletter Newslink, our website, information brochures, and the Dunedin Directory.
Phone 03 471 6177 ext 217
Doreen manages our account and payroll services, plus room bookings for Dunedin Community House.
Phone 03 471 6177 ext 261
Dunedin Community Accounting (DCA) Co-ordinator
Rob supports the University of Otago student volunteers and the volunteer chartered accountants who provide the Dunedin Community Accounting Service.
Phone 03 4716177 ext 201