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Becca Smith


Anyone who has met me knows that I am passionate about neighbourhood houses. I have worked in the community sector since 2003, having worked at neighbourhood houses, community centres and at council as a Community Engagement Officer. I am proud to be the new manager at Mount Eliza Neighbourhood House and together with our staff and volunteers will work with the community to create a house that is inclusive, dynamic and responds to our community’s needs. Come by the house and say hello!

Kelly with our youngest Playgroup member

Kelly with our youngest Playgroup member

Kelly Kealey

Activities facilitator, Playgroup Coordinator

Hello Mount Eliza,

I am Kelly and I have been working at our wonderful Neighbourhood House since January 2017.

My working background has always been with people.  I began in childcare, transitioned into the disability sector and finally decided to join the nursing profession.

I now run social programs on Monday and Thursdays that are for anyone who enjoys a laugh, board games, the arts and movies.  We like to go out for the odd lunch or excursion too.

I look forward to seeing you, so pop in and say Hi.

Kelly K

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Sandie Keeble

Receptionist and volunteer

My name is Sandie Keeble and I have been working at Mount Eliza Neighbourhood House since June 2017. 

I was a carer for my late husband for 18 years, and worked in retail part time.  I have also volunteered at Somerville Community House in their office.  I love what Neighbourhood and Community houses offer to their communities. I enjoy meeting the members of our neighbourhood house, and listening to the stories they tell.  There is always so much more we can learn from others.

I have a passion for patchwork quilting, which I have been doing for the last 5 years, and enjoy giving my quilts to friends, family and charity

I look forward to helping to develop more programs and continue to do the work that I love.



Rohanne Stevenson


I have been at Mount Eliza Neighbourhood House for the past 7 years beginning with a traineeship in Community Services. My title is Community Engagement Officer/Receptionist and my job at the house involves answering the telephone, taking messages, answering inquiries and booking clients into the activities that we offer here. I also help out with community café and have become an expert scone maker! I also help out with community lunches and facilitate Playgroup on Thursday.

Outside of work, I’m kept busy with my two beautiful children Mason and Willow. 

I enjoy working with the community and helping the manager bring new and exciting programs to the house. One of the highlights of my work is having lovely conversations with a wide range of people from the young to elderly. 

 I look forward to meeting you at reception.

Sheridan Wallington