Our Team

Getting to know our team

Since the merger in July 2017 every month SCS shines the spotlight on one of our team members. There is a lot of behind-the-scenes brain power that goes into planning and organising  your support service or favourite activity.

Learn more about those who work at SCS…

Meet Our Team: Melinda Jones, Home Delivered Meals Coordinator

In 2013 Melinda started working in Food Services at Hunters Hill Ryde Community Services. Following the 2017 merger with Lane Cove and North Side Community Services, Melinda became the Coordinator of SCS Home Delivered Meals. Melinda is a local [...]

Meet Our Team: Gaynor Starkey, DisAbility Coordinator

Seven years ago Gaynor joined as the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Coordinator & In Home Respite Coordinator at Hunters Hill Ryde Community Services (now Sydney Community Services) and later moved to developing and growing the DisAbility Services within HHRCS as the DisAbility Coordinator. [...]

Meet Our Team: Julie Faigen, Events Coordinator

Julie grew up in the Southern Highlands. She arrived in Sydney in 1979. She joined the SCS team nearly four years ago as volunteer in the gardening service. After years of professional experience as a fashion buyer and cake [...]

Meet Our Team: Hayley Boes, Day Trips Administration Officer

Hayley began working in childcare and then decided to study for a Certificate IV of Community Services.  Always interested in helping people who are facing difficulties in their lives she joined our team as TAFE [...]

Meet Our Team: Kathy Brodie, Home Modification, Maintenance and Gardening Coordinator

When people call because they need a grab rail installed , help with gardening or a light bulb changed and they call you back to say thank you for the great work been done by [...]

Meet Our Team: Carolyn Lancaster, Volunteer Coordinator

Four years ago Carolyn joined as a temporary team leader in the Easy Care gardening team with Lane Cove & North Side Community Services.  When a position became available for Volunteer and Community Visitors Scheme [...]

Volunteering is time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain

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