The Youth and Education Team

Work Placement Program Team

Work Placement Program Lead

Mindi Smart

Mindi Smart is a strong community and social services professional, an experienced manager who has a broad knowledge of businesses employment needs and management.

After spending close to 2 very successful years with Enterprise Plus as a Program Coordinator for our program “Get Back in the Game” Mindi has now returned as our Work Placement Program Lead. As well as leading the program, she will continue to have her boots on the ground and will also be looking after the work placements in the Snowy region including Cooma, Jindabyne and Bombala.

Mindi has a long and successful history of working with businesses to create training and employment opportunities for a diverse range of young people, and she is thrilled to now be leading our work placement team to ensure students have the skills, and workplace experience, so they can complete their qualifications and transition into personalised employment pathways.

Mindi is an Accredited Mental Health First Aider, she also holds certifications in safeguarding children, management development, Mentoring Youth, Cert III Business Administration and has recently completed several Aboriginal Cultural education courses to stay up to date and ensure she is part of a culturally responsive and inclusive workforce.


Phone number:0429 925 702

Location:Cooma, Jindabyne and Bombala

Work Placement Coordinator

Charne Moorby

Charne Moorby has been providing work placements for the local students of our region since 2013.

With an extensive background in sales and management, Charne has a strong customer service focus and has utilized her networking and relationship skills to foster many school and industry partnerships successfully.

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


Phone number:0458 215 497

Location:Queanbeyan, Palerang and Upper Lachlan

Work Placement Coordinator

Carissa Mills

Carissa Mills joined Enterprise Plus in 2015 bringing a wealth of experience from both Hospitality and Retail backgrounds. Carissa studied Hospitality and Management and has applied these skills as both a Retail Manager for several years and owning and operating a successful local restaurant. Her extensive Industry experience and contacts have been a great benefit to local and regional VET High School students.

Carissa has also built a strong rapport and working relationship with the hosts and schools in the region. This has allowed her to undertake her role with confidence and ensure that the students are gaining exceptional industry knowledge and experience, and the hosts are able to strengthen their respective Industries. Carissa enjoys considerable job satisfaction by assisting young people on their chosen career paths.


Phone number:0439 183 873

Location:Goulburn and Yass

Get Back In The Game Program Team

Get Back In The Game Program Lead

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.


Phone number:0427 288 727

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.


Phone number:0428 247 592

Program Coordinator

Carrie Halpin

Carrie has worked as an Employment Consultant with DES, SLES, Early School Leavers Transition to Work and further education for the past 5 years . She has worked successfully with people with disabilities and mental health and also in youth work for over 25 years.

Carrie has a Cert IV in Disability Service. Her passion is to have people with disadvantages, disabilities and our youth treated equally in the wider community and to be given the best opportunities for employment and further education to enable them to live happy healthy lives.


Phone number:0447 231 494

Program Coordinator

Rachael Pearce

Rachael is a dedicated and experienced individual who has been working in the Shoalhaven region for the past 14 years. In more recent years, she has been working with disengaged youth assisting them in achieving their employment and education goals. She is committed to supporting the local community, especially youth.

Rachael believes in investing in the younger generation by understating the many unique challenges they may face and empowering them to reach their full potential.

In her spare time, Rachael loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends.


Phone number:0439 138 996


Program Coordinator

Henna Watson

Henna has worked with children and young people in residential care settings, out of home care and in child protection for two years across Canberra and Yass.

Henna is passionate about mentoring and advocating for young people to see them receive the best outcomes possible for their future. She spent 10 years working in Port Moresby and helped develop several schools throughout Papua New Guinea to see children in slums and disadvantaged regions receive a basic education. Many of her students were successful in going to university and changing the trajectory of their lives.

Henna has a Bachelor’s degree in Society, Life, and Learning and a Bachelor of Theology. She is a keen property investor and buyer’s agent. Henna enjoys building belief in people and showing them the possibilities that exist from having multiple income streams and working “smarter, not harder.”


Phone number:0408 289 458

Location:Hilltops, Upper Lachlan, Goulburn Mulwaree and Yass Valley