Category: Team Members

Yana Kaneva – Social Educator

Social Educator Yana is a first year Visual Communication Design student at the University of Newcastle. She enjoys working with all kinds of people and is excited to have the opportunity to assist them in developing important everyday skills and ...

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Keirki Kassas – Support Coordinator & Social Educator

Support Coordinator & Social Educator Keirki started studying community services at TAFE and got a job in support work at the same time. She has loved every second of it, its challenges included! Keirki currently has her Diploma in Community Servic...

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Belinda Sawden – Support Coordinator & HR Support

Support Coordinator & HR Support Belinda’s passion for community volunteer work led to employment opportunities with the Red Cross, Government funded youth engagement initiatives, Intensive Community based Support Work and most recently as a Suppor...

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Cody Brisley support coordinator

Cody Brisley – Counsellor & Support Coordinator

Cody started working in Community Services after volunteering for Camp Quality. At one of their camps, Cody was approached by The Department of Sport and Recreation and encouraged to apply for a position. Since then, he has never looked back. Working f...

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Emma Yeark – Behaviour Support Practitioner & Counsellor

Behaviour Support Practitioner & Counsellor Emma is a AASW Registered Social Worker who comes to Create A Sense of Place with a wealth of knowledge and background in child development, child protective services and family engagement. Emma works from...

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Emily Bielefeld – Team Support, Support Coordinator & NDIS Access

Team Support, Support Coordinator & NDIS Access Emily is passionate about families and community. She believes that everybody has the right to make their own choices about what they want their life to look like. Emily loves helping people naviga...

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Carrie Gibbs – Support Coordinator

Previously Carrie has worked with people who have a disability within a  Disability Employment Support Service and Workers Compensation. It was within these roles that she realised that she really enjoy helping people achieve their goals and overcome t...

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Anne Alexander – Support Coordinator, Specialist Support Coordinator, Behaviour Support Practitioner

Support Coordinator, Specialist Support Coordinator, Behaviour Support Practitioner Anne brings to the role over 25 years experience in the field of disability and community services. Her early years were spent in direct client support in day programs...

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Brigette Kirkpatrick – Support Coordinator, Behaviour Support Practitioner & Counsellor

Founder & CEO, Support Coordinator, Behaviour Support Practitioner, Counsellor Favourite Quote: "My brain and heart are my temples. My philosophy is kindness:"  -  Dalai lama I fell into working with people with disabilities through volunteeri...

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