|Pauline has worked as an early childhood educator for the past 35 years. Pauline believes in the power of inspired young people. She demonstrates this belief through her practice as an Exemplary early childhood teacher; actively inspiring Warragul's youngest community members on a daily basis.|
|Kelly commenced as a Youth Mentor in April 2016 at the Moreton Bay campus. She immediately impressed staff with her integrity and commitment to supporting young people and was employed to coordinate the Ready for Work program in July of the same year. Kelly now works as a Youth Worker across Clem Jones Senior and Moreton Bay Campuses, volunteers one day per week as a Youth Mentor and coordinates School-Based Mentoring programs. |
|Andrew first joined the YMCA in 1993 as a volunteer fitness instructor, following his volunteering he commenced as an employee instructor and volleyball referee. Andrew has also been a member on a wide variety of National working and reference groups in IT and Finance, as well as a member of National Audit teams. He continues to love his current role as Finance Manager. |
YMCA Grampians Region
|Cassandra has been a staff member of the previous Portland YMCA and is now the Manager of Finance for the Grampians Region YMCA. She has worked for the YMCA for over 8 years and has been promoted through to Finance Manager through her own learning, and commitment to understand and develop new skills. She has the utmost respect from all of the staff, peers and managers.|
|Russell has been part of the YMCA Hobart team as the part time Y's Marketing and Communication Coordinator since August 2013. Russell's personal and professional support to grow programs that provide young people with an opportunity to be empowered and inspired is a great example of a strong connection to the mission and belief of the YMCA. |
|Tristan has been delivering Y-Exercise Program, a group fitness program for young people with a disability, and works as a member of the Youth Services Team. Tristan is one of those rare workers who come along only so often, who show a genuine love and passion for what they do, and who do so with maturity, respect, empathy, kindness and a high level of professionalism. |
|Donna Brookes joined the YMCA NSW as a Children Services Learning and Development Manager and in short period of time was successful in progressing to become Regional Quality and Compliance Manager. Donna is a hard-working and an honest employee who takes her work very seriously and is a fundamental part of the YMCA NSW. Moreover, she is a source of inspiration for other YMCA NSW employees who want to get the best out of their job duties. |
|The Y-Rehab program is a successful initiative that was introduced to emphasise the importance of exercise benefits whilst recovering from injuries. As well as to provide support to the injured clients and their medical providers in streamlining the process in gaining gym/swim rehabilitation approval through the complex system of WorkSafe and TAC. The Y-Rehab program has been designed to assist injured people with the often difficult and stressful process of gaining rehabilitation treatment. The program promotes rehabilitation exercise benefits without interruptions or delays and in turn creates a healthier and happier person. |
Shanice is always willing to get involved and help, and is 100% committed to getting the job done. She has an unrelenting positive outlook, taking the significant challenges she has faced at her ELC centre in her stride. She focusses on building positive relationships with everyone she deals with and is a positive role model for her team.
Carol’s main role has always been in Group Fitness, where she has taken and participated in thousands of classes, which has enabled her to gain the skills and knowledge to be a leader and expert in the area. Carol has shown significant growth in her leadership and professional skills, she always steps up when needed, will lead and guide new and existing staff to achieve great outcomes and goals.