Our Strategic Plan sets out our strategic direction over three years, ensuring we remain a relevant, effective and sustainable peak body.

Strategic Plan

Vision

Strong, safe and vibrant communities that value diversity and gender equity.

Our challenge

Establish a strong and sustainable peak body that supports neighbourhood houses to achieve their vision and purpose through timely targeted advice, support, advocacy and sector promotion.

If we:
By:
This will result in:
Which will eventually lead to:
Build our business sustainability through effective and robust governance practices Effectively using data and key measures to evaluate and drive decision making Robust focused policy and strategy advice about and to the sector Increased stakeholder recognition of quality NHVic contribution to the Victorian community
Strengthen our leadership capacity to represent and advocate sector views to our critical stakeholders In partnership with the members, develop stakeholder management, engagement and marketing strategies Increased member and stakeholder confidence in NHVic advice and increased engagement with NHVic activities NHVic being the preferred point of contact for sector policy and strategy advice
Expand and increase our advisory and sector support resources Focusing our research capabilities, sharing our learning and support resources Enhanced peak body and sector resilience and relevance in a rapidly evolving social context More effective support and resources directed towards the sector
Overall this will contribute to: 

Enhanced individual and societal appreciation of the value of neighbourhood houses as significant contributors toward achieving social cohesion in Victoria.

Download the Strategic Plan (pdf, 417KB)

Operational Plan

The Operational Plan 2019-21 sets out the strategies we will undertake to achieve the vision of the Strategic Plan, under the following themes:

  • Governance: Build our business sustainability through effective and robust governance practices
  • Member and stakeholder engagement: Strengthen our leadership capacity to represent and advocate sector views to our critical stakeholders
  • Research and sector support: Expand and increase our advisory and sector support resources

Download the Operational Plan (pdf, 255KB)