Mitchell Gainey

Mitchell Gainey Support Coordination Mitch Gainey has worked extensively in with young people, refugees, and others from high trauma backgrounds in Australia, UK, India, South Africa, Mozambique, and Brazil. With qualifications in community development and counselling, he is passionate about professionals and the broader community gaining access to skills that can sustain them in “the…

Amanda Street

Amanda Street Support Coordination My name is Mandy Street. I am an Early Childhood trained teacher and have many years of experience working with families in inclusive settings. I myself have two children, one of whom has a significant disability. I have learnt so much as together we have navigated the world of supports available…

Ella Clucas Support Coordination Hi, my name is Ella. I’m a support coordinator for Jeder, living and working in The Bundjalung Nation. As an Occupational Therapy student, I apply the client-centred philosophy of OT into my work by helping my participants connect with their desired providers to achieve their goals. I have a long history…

Jody Pool Support Coordination My current role as a case manager on the together home program combines my 15 years’ experience working in both the government and non-government sector alongside individuals with complex health vulnerabilities. I have worked as a support worker, project manager, Newcastle based local area coordinator, case worker/case manager in a diverse…

Ali Sattar Support Coordination For the past 20 years I have worked in the IT industry in senior leadership roles supporting the Asia Pacific region. I have decided to diversify this is combination with lived experience through family members, this has lead me to a passion in working with people to achieve their life goals.…

Dimitra Donopoulos Support Coordination Dimitra is a qualified Clinical Nutritional Medicine practitioner (BHSc – Nut Med). She is passionate about helping people to improve their general wellbeing and quality of life. In her practice she empowers her clients to make that first step towards positive change and to bring their goals to fruition. “Let food…

Luke Gilray Support Coordination I have been working in the disability sector for the past 10 years.  I have had a wide range of experience from working in youth crisis management, Disability Employment Services, Transition to Work Programs, Australian Disability Enterprises. I spent two years as a Local Area Coordinator and have spent the last…

Emily Wold

Emily Wold Support Coordination My name is Emily and I’m a support coordinator in the Northern Rivers. I have a lot of experience in mental health, child protection and working with multiple government interfaces. I love my job! My favourite bit is the people I meet and building good relationships with my participants. I also…

Kaeleen Hunter

Kaeleen Hunter Support Coordination Kaeleen has extensive experience working in Community Arts and touring endlessly as a musician. Connecting with people and working with community is what her career has been built on having facilitated 100’s of workshops and performing on National and International stages for the last 25 years – then covid changed everything.…

Steve Ripley

Steve Ripley Capacity Builder Steve comes to Jeder with a lived experience of DeafBlindness. A slow deterioration of both vision and hearing has presented opportunities for Steve to show that living with a disability adds a uniqueness to life experiences. Steve’s interests are reading, learning new languages, culture, drums, travelling, and meeting people. With a…