The Youth and Education Team

The Youth and Education Team

Work Placement Coordinator

Lee Roberts

Lee is a Work Placement Coordinator utilising his substantial local network to bring about meaningful and productive placements for students and employers. Lee is a Carpenter by trade with decades of experience in the residential/commercial construction and real estate.

Lee is also an experienced social worker with both secondary students and at-risk youth and is passionate about helping the next generation get started on the right path.

Get Back In The Game Coordinator

Candice Jones

I have worked in the Community Services sector for over 12 years managing not for profit organisations, overseeing program funding, service delivery and organisation expenditure. I have fulfilled various subcontract programs with the NSW government for Department of Justice (Corrective Services), Department of Justice (Family & Community Services) as well as the not-for-profit sector. I have extensive case management, management, financial and administrative experience as well as the development and implementation of organisational policies. I have a Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling), Undergraduate Certificate in Criminology, Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management, accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor, and hold numerous qualifications relevant to the industry.

When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and travelling.

Program Manager

Anja Livingston

Anja is a qualified teacher with over 10 years of secondary-school teaching experience.

For the past 15 years, Anja has been working with schools, business and community sectors in developing partnerships, career development programs, event and project management, and delivering training and workshops to students, teachers, parents and the community.

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Back In The Game Coordinator

Amie Baard

Amie lives on the beautiful NSW South Coast with her young family.

She has worked in the Community Sector for 15 years, with half that time spent helping young people reach their employment and education goals.

She has developed strong relationships within the sector and with the young people she supports.

Amie is passionate about supporting her local community and is experienced in facilitating groups to help young people find meaningful work.

Amie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Community Studies and is currently studying for her Master’s in Counselling.

She also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Program Coordinator

Megan Edwards

Megan is passionately committed to achieving education, communication, and continual improvement outcomes. She is naturally creative and enjoys utilising empathy and compassion to build internal and external working relationships for a business.

Megan has more than 20 years of experience in administration and more than 4 years of experience running her own training business. Coordination of marketing materials and events has been a core part of her work across industry sectors. She has training experience, including software programs and business-based Diplomas.

Megan believes in continual self and professional development. She has completed courses including project management, adult education, business administration, software packages, and leadership.

Work Placement Coordinator

Carissa Mills

Carissa Mills attended Macleay College in Sydney, where she studied hospitality and management.

She has 15 years of experience in retail, including retail management.

Carissa also gained small business experience by owning a successful restaurant for 5 years.

Work Placement Coordinator

Charne Moorby

Charne has been providing work placements for the local students of our region for over 5 years.

With an extensive background in Real Estate, Charne has utilized her networking and relationship skills to foster many school and industry partnerships successfully.

As a mother, an active volunteer of local junior sports and a former Rotarian overseeing the Youth Exchange Program in her patch, Charne has a passion to see young people succeed.