Who We Are

Montagu was established as a not for profit organisation in 1990, by a small group of parents who needed support for their children. As these children have grown, Montagu has developed and evolved as a service to support children, young people and adults with disability.

Our Mission

Montagu Community Living exists to provide quality services so that people can live a valued and meaningful life and remain connected to their chosen community.

Our Values

Our values are our guiding principles. They are the essential framework on which we base our work practice, behaviour, communication and interactions with our service users, colleagues and all stakeholders. Montagu’s values are:

Respect

We value the uniqueness of every individual. We treat people, their situation and their choices fairly, honestly and compassionately.

Commitment

We act in the best interests of Montagu and always uphold the Mission of Montagu. We are committed to, and actively promote supports which give service users greatest control of their life.

Quality

We provide a service that promotes flexibility in our support for individuals and their families, in a way that best responds to their strengths and needs. Our support focuses on each person's aspirations, interests and abilities.

Accountability

We remain accountable to service users, their family members, each other and the organisation. We operate in a way that is transparent, upholding State and Commonwealth laws, regulations and our agreements with individuals.

Responsibility

We achieve high standards and are responsible for performing our duties to the best of our ability.

Connection

We pride ourselves in knowing our service users, their families and friends and our employees and are connected to the community and services that support us to achieve our Mission.

Integrity

We exercise honesty, transparency and sincerity in all we say and in all we do.

Our People

In 2012 Montagu were inducted into the Employer of Choice honour roll. Montagu’s employees are:

  • valued and appreciated
  • integral to the successful achievement of our mission and values.
  • committed to our mission and values.
  • Motivated individuals who actively role model our values in their work practice, behaviour, communications and interactions with our service users, work colleagues and all stakeholders
  • professionals in their work practice and possess and demonstrate high level skills and knowledge.
  • flexible and innovative, working collaboratively with all stakeholders to develop processes that meet the demands of the sector.
  • effective in their work practice, achieving positive outcomes for service users.

Are you interested in pursuing a career at Montagu? See "A Career at Montagu" for more information and details on how to apply.

Board

Montagu’s Board of Governance is made up of local volunteer community members. The Board is elected each year at the Annual General Meeting. Members bring a wealth of experience, skills and knowledge in planning, finance and accounting, disability sector, risk management, governance and policy development.

Downloads: Our Constitution (9.4MB)