Jenny Kitchin was warmly welcomed by all staff when she joined Woden Community Service as its Chief Executive Officer on Monday 11 February.
“I am really pleased to take up this role with the WCS and look forward to working with the community and our team at WCS to deliver the best possible services and value to our community,” said Jenny Kitchin.
Jenny has started a process of listening and learning across the organization as she takes up the reins.
“My goal in the first few months is to take some time to develop a deep understanding of WCS, our staff, our community and our various stakeholders,” explained Jenny Kitchin.
Jenny joins WCS from Anglicare where she served as Executive Manager of Child, Youth and Family Services overseeing out-of-home care, youth, family housing and homelessness services in NSW and ACT.
Jenny is a community services leader with significant experience both in the government and community sectors. Prior to Anglicare, Jenny was a senior executive in the ACT Community Services Directorate and the Regional Director of Barnardos Australia (ACT).