Glebe Youth Service Inc (ABN 34929502199) is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) and holds Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status which makes any donation received over $2.00 tax deductible for the donor.
You can make a donation, in support of work, by visiting our donations page
Greg joined the Glebe Youth Service Management Committee in 2013 and was elected chair in 2015. A solicitor by profession, he has practiced in NSW and London, as well as working extensively in legal education, both in Australia and the UK. Previously Greg was Sector Development Coordinator for CLCNSW (NSW community legal sector peak body) and currently works part-time at the College of Law. Greg is a Glebe local, where he is raising his 16 year old teen.
Garner has been a member of the management committee for 2 years and took the role of Deputy Chair in 2015. He is a Lecturer in Criminology (Sydney Law School) and Deputy Director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology (University of Sydney). Previously, Garner worked in the criminal justice system (NSW Department of Juvenile Justice and the NSW Police Force) for 10 years and was a crime prevention consultant for the following 10 years.
Hilary has been Treasurer of the Glebe Youth Service for the past 6 years. She has worked in administrative roles for various community organisations, however over the last 12 years she has been Administrator at Redfern Legal Centre. Hilary uses her financial management skills to mentor the GYS Administrator and oversee the preparation of financial reports and the annual audit.
Victoria spent 25 years working in corporate executive administration, until her passion for social justice and community wellbeing led to a change 6 years ago to community mental health services, including current role as facilitator with NSW peak body Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC), delivering professional development courses in mental health recovery oriented practice for community service workers across NSW. Victoria has lived in the inner west area for over 20 years, the last 4 years being in the Glebe area itself. Since relocating to the Glebe estate she has taken a keen interest in the local community, assisting with Glebe Area Tenants Group as well as weekly voluntary work catering for Glebe Youth Service After Dark program, which continues along side the current management committee role as secretary. Victoria also develops and creates unique designs of contemporary embroidery by commission and for fun.
Anna Powell has extensive experience in strategy and organisational management across the not-for-profit, corporate and public sectors. Anna has worked in senior management roles with Oxfam and the Westpac Foundation and is currently the Research Manager for Macquarie University. Anna has also previously worked as a consultant to a number of Australian and international organisations on their social impact strategies.
Julian has extensive experience in management, administration and social justice projects and policy. He is keenly interested in access to education and justice for young people, and developing strategies that assist young people to participate in and contribute to the development of the social and cultural lives of the community. Julian has a particular interest in the experiences and rights of young people with disability. Most recently Julian has worked at the UNSW Faculty of Law conducting research on legal education as well as a tutor for first year and Indigenous law students, and interned with the Australian Human Rights Commission. Julian has a BA and LLB (Hons) from UNSW. In 2007 Julian completed the practical training for his Certificate IV in Youth Work (Distinction) at Glebe Youth Service. He is a mad collector and lover of Soul, Jazz, Funk and Reggae music.
Adam completed a Masters of Criminology in 2015 after studying a Bachelor of Science (Psychology). Throughout his studies Adam had a keen interest in youth development and working with young people. Working as a research assistant whilst studying Adam worked on the update of the PCYC Targeted Programming Manual. For this project Adam researched current understandings about risk and protective factors that influence young peoples decisions and behaviour when exposed to adverse circumstances. The PCYC Manual update also included best practice approaches for engaging and working with young people at-risk of being involved in harmful behaviour. As a side to current work with NSW Police Radio Operations, Adam aims to use his knowledge of working with young people to assist GYS in enabling young people to lead positive and informed lifestyles.
Emily started her career as a teacher in London and then moved into the Not-For-Profit sector where she worked on a variety of educational programs that linked schools and colleges with the London business community. The programs focused on raising the achievements and aspirations of young people, developing their motivation and skills for the world of work and increasing their ability to choose and achieve positive career, life and learning goals. In 2011 she completed a Master’s degree in Voluntary Sector Management, with a specialism in International NGO management. In 2012 she joined the PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program at Macquarie University. PACE provides opportunities for students to apply classroom learning in practice and develop valuable career skills while working with, and making a contribution to, partner organisations. Her role involves Strategy development and implementation, risk management and overseeing quality assurance for business processes and operational support systems.
Patrick Cunningham B.A (HONS), Dip Ed, dip Law
Patrick has over twenty five years experience with sporting administration and has worked in university finance for over fifteen years. He currently works as a solicitor for Blake Lawyers in the city. Patrick is President of Sydney University Sport & Fitness, as well as President and Coach at Sydney University Boxing Club.