Snr. Reception Dandenong

Michele has worked as a receptionist since she left school. Michele joined DVJS in 2005 & thoroughly enjoys her role meeting new people & greeting people in a positive and vibrant manner. Many job seekers come & go but Michele takes pride in being able to remember their names & seeing many lives changed from when they first walked-in with little confidence to no longer requiring support from DVJS.



Financial Controller

Nikki joined DVJS in 2000 after previous role with large international recruitment company for 15 years. Nikki is responsible for all aspects of financial matters of DVJS & is passionate & dedicated to ensuring all accounting processes are in accordance with ATO legislation.



Reception Dandenong 

Terri joined DVJS in 2013 after doing some casual relief reception for us...we liked her so much we offered her a permanent role! Terri has a strong administration background having over 10 years experience before joining DVJS. Terri finds it very rewarding to see many job seekers over a period of time being successfully placed with great results & being part of a team that is focused towards helping people who are disadvantaged.



Business Develpment 

& Community Liaison Executive Pakenham

Emma joined DVJS in 2012 originally as BookKeeper after having her own business for 15 years. Emma recently became part of the Community Liaison & Business Development teams as she wants to expand her skills and takes a lot of pride & satisfaction meeting & assisting people on their journey to successful employment.



Reception Cranbourne

Amanda joined DVJS in early 2016, as Receptionist at the Cranbourne office.
In the past she worked with animals as a volunteer at animal shelters; which led to her becoming a Veterinary Nurse for several years.
She believes her caring nature will help clients have a positive experience at DVJS, and reach their employment goals.


Reception Oakleigh

Kim Joined the DVJS Oakleigh team in 2017 as Receptionist / Administration support.

Kim has completed her Diploma of Youth Work then went onto Uni to Study her Bachelor of Psychology/Criminology. With these qualifications Kim can bring lots of knowledge to the organisation and Kim’s background in working with a diverse range of clients from Respite care for foster families to helping in the facilitation of cultural diverse camps/clubs and Schools.

Kim's passion is to help people and make difference in people’s lives.


Kim Barnard

Admin/Job Search Officer Glen Waverley

Kim joined DVJS early in 2016 as a Job Search Officer for the Glen Waverley and Box Hill sites. She grew up in Birmingham in the United Kingdom, moved to Australia with her family in 1968, studied mediaeval history and psychology at Adelaide University in South Australia and has worked all over Australia and in London.


In 2010 Kim was a senior marketing manager at Telstra when she was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, a condition that has left her with significant brain scarring, chronic pain - especially in her hands - and chronic fatigue.


Kim had to learn how to use dictation software, a process that led her to discover a passion for writing. She has now penned three novels and a soon to be released self-help book on tackling life head on despite debilitating fatigue.


Kim knows first-hand what a difference employment makes in enhancing a person's sense of self-worth, and really enjoys supporting the DVJS team and our clients.