Our Team

Our Extraordinary Team

Empowering Lives with Passion and Expertise

At Sunnyside, we are a passionate team of compassionate individuals dedicated to prioritizing what truly matters. We value people and their potential, rather than fixating on numbers and financial gain. Our commitment to human rights drives us to support individuals in understanding and asserting their rights, enabling them to lead happy and meaningful lives according to their own values and priorities.

Support Coordination / Recovery Coaching Team

Meet Alyssa

Support Coordinator / Recovery Coach

Alyssa has worked in disability since 2014 and has an extensive understanding of supported employment. This hands-on frontline experience coupled with disability leadership and implementing business improvement strategies for a large disability NFP, makes Alyssa uniquely well rounded.  Alyssa started in the sector after her nieces were diagnosed with a rare genetic condition. This fueled […]

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Gold Coast Support Team

Meet Wendy

Support Worker

Wendy loves golf and is also a fit, calm, friendly, caring, compassionate and vibrant support worker who is flexible in her approach to supporting people. Wendy has previously  provided outreach support to women in prison and supported people experiencing homelessness.  Wendy is currently studying Certificate IV Mental Health.   

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Meet Steph 

Support Worker

Before commencing support work, Steph worked in finance and at a local tavern. Steph is currently studying Bachelor Psychological Science with graduation expected in 2023. Steph has been part of the Sunnyside team since 2021 with a focus on supporting people with psychosocial disability, intellectual disability and autism. With a passion for solution focused support, Steph […]

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Meet Josh

Support Worker

With a Certificate III under his belt, Josh is caring, compassionate and deeply empathetic. With both professional and personal experience supporting people with disability, Josh draws on his lived experience to truly understand what it is like to live with disability and also the qualities of a great support worker.  

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Meet Jean-Claude

Support Worker, Logan

Jean-Claude is a gentle, kind and compassionate support worker. Jean-Claude is studying Bachelor of Social Work and is not too far off completing his 4-year degree. With an interest in mental health, Jean-Claude is passionate about assisting people to overcome what holds them back and create an enjoyable life.

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Meet Jane

Support Worker, Gold Coast

Jane is kind, friendly and loves to chat while she assists people to meet their goals and build new life and living skills. Jane is open in her approach to deliver flexible support and often goes above and beyond in meeting a person’s expectations of support.  

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Meet Taylah

Support Worker, Gold Coast

Taylah love dogs, camping and the outdoors especially and water activities. Taylah is an experienced support worker who assists people living with mental health and / or intellectual disability to develop life & social skills & to participate in their community. Taylah is currently studying Bachelor of Social Work at university where she is in her […]

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Logan and Redlands Support Team

Meet Lindsey

Support Worker

Lindsey is mum of 3 with a large extended family both here in Australia and the UK. Lindsey spent 10 years serving with the British Army travelling the world.Once in Australia Lindsey spent 7 years working with kids experiencing complex trauma in the child safety space as a youth worker before she went on to […]

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Meet Jo

Support Worker

With over twenty years’ of  experience in the disability sector, Jo is highly experienced in understanding  and meeting  the needs of people seeking  high quality support delivered with empathy, compassion, and laughter. While Jo has had  grassroots frontline support work experience, she has also successfully led frontline service delivery teams for most of those years […]

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Meet Troy

Support Worker

Troy is an experienced support worker who brings a recovery-oriented and practical approach to support. With both qualifications and a lived experience to draw from, Troy uses his lived experience wisdom to inform his practice. Troy enjoys outdoor activities and 4 x 4 exploring in his spare time.

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Meet Kath

Support Worker, Logan

Experience in aged care, mental health and disability support has enabled Kath to be a well-rounded support worker. Kath is passionate about making a difference in the lives of the people she supports and especially enjoys supporting people to maintain their accommodation by developing tenancy and living skills.

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Lockyer Valley Support Team

Meet Christine

Support Worker

Christine is a respectful and gentle natured animal lover with a big heart & a strong passion to support people (younger & older) to learn new skills and live with dignity and choice. Chris holds a Certificate III Individual Support and is experienced in providing quality personal care supports to people living with health conditions and disability. […]

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Sunnyside Leaders

Meet Danni

Connection, Care & Happiness Manager

Danni has been leading teams to deliver quality & heartfelt  service delivery in the community services sector for close to 20 years.  With experience spanning mental health, homelessness, addiction, disability and trauma, Danni leads our Sunnyside team ensuring the focus remains on People, not Profit!  Danni is excited to be leading a team who live […]

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