Sammie joined DVJS in 2018. Sammie has a background in recruitment (Labour Hire) and banking. Sammie has a passion for assisting people with disabilities find suitable employment and is focused on building relationships with employers ensuring a smooth & happy relationship.
Mel joined DVJS in 2015 after 5 years with the Department of Justice in Melbourne. Her background before her move to Australia 8 years ago was mainly in Volunteer Management & business administration.
Mel came to DVJS to re-connect with her passion for meeting new people & guiding them into fulfilling their potential. She has many years of experience dealing with the disability sector & has a genuine commitment to her clients & colleagues. Mel believes everyone has something to offer we just need to find the right match!
Stuart joined DVJS in 2008 after 25 years with Centrelink as a Disability Officer. Stuart is very passionate about assisting job seekers address barriers & access open employment. Stuart has an extensive network of loyal & supportive employees & has placed many people into work.
Ross joined DVJS in 1994 having previously worked with our CEO in the disability industry at Marriott House assisting job seekers with disabilities access employment. To this day, Ross is still passionate about getting people jobs & working with employers ensuring that the employment outcome is long term. Ross is very resilient, professional & extremely dedicated...his #1 goal is to give a job seeker HOPE that there is a job out there for them.
Sarah joined DVJS in 2018. After spending over 10 years within the hospitality industry, Sarah was ready for a change in career and knew working with people was her passion. Customer service is her strength and is committed to tailoring individualised support and service to achieve that the right job match for suitable ongoing employment.
Nuha joined DVJS in 2018. Nuha has previously worked for Job Active providers from 2004-2010 before deciding to change careers and be an Events Coordinator for 7.5 years.
In her spare time, she is a big foodie and has her own food blog and loves travelling.
After 20+ years’ experience as a National BDM in the industrial and Allied Health Sectors. Seeking a career change, Peter joined DVJS in April 2018 with a primary core focus, “to make a real difference in life of people with a disability and their families”. Peter’s passion and diverse business background means he has a solid appreciation of company needs and is committed to working closely with both Employers and Job Seekers to ensure a long term sustainable fit is achieved for all parties.
Lauren joined DVJS in 2018 after spending the last 5 years as a Vocational Trainer teaching resume writing, presentation, interview preparation and goal setting. Lauren is passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills that job seekers need to source sustainable employment. Lauren’s highly motivated to help them shine to their full potential and loves to see the positive impact that employments plays in their lives.
Julie joined DVJS in 2010 originally employed as receptionist at our Cranbourne office until late 2014 she became part of our PPS team supporting workplaces. Julie is now apart of our Business Development team. Julie's background is in retail management and she continues to bring her customer service skills into play as she ensures employers & job seekers are both happy & work is maintained. Julie takes pride that she gives 100% each day, every day & has saved many jobs that may have otherwise been lost without her support.
Carolyn joined DVJS in early 2017 after a 30 year career in the sales and customer service industry. Carolyn enjoys getting to know people, discovering and helping to develop their strengths and assisting them to improve their lives by finding suitable sustainable open employment. Carolyn also realizes how important it is for businesses to employ staff that are the right fit for the particular position.
Donna joined DVJS in 2018. Donna has extensive experience in Media and Communications having spent the past 32 years as a journalist and newspaper editor. Donna loves working with people, hearing their stories and helping those in need. She always enjoys a challenge and assisting people reach their goals.
Tori joined DVJS in 2018 having worked within the Youth Work and Hospitality/Retail Industries for over 12 years. Tori is extremely passionate about empowering individuals to make positive choices in their lives and assisting in breaking down the barriers to employment.
Cassie joined DVJS in 2018. Cassie has a background in Disability Employment & Client Relations, Marketing and Administration. Cassie has a psychology degree and is very passionate about helping people especially assisting people with disability access employment. Cassie is able to work with her job seekers to break down barriers and build a trusting relationship and positive rapport. Cassie enjoys a challenge and helping people reach their goals.
Malia joined DVJS in 2011 having worked previously with the NZ Government and Centrelink in Australia. Malia is very experienced dealing with diverse cultures/youth/mental health/drug and alcohol & community outreach. Malia is passionate in assisting job seekers on their journey to engage back in the community through employment.