My name is Lynnese, and I am a chaplain at Yolla District School and Hellyer College – providing pastoral care and support to students, staff and families. I have an extensive background in support and counselling for children, families and adults, working within a number of of government and non-government organisations.
My work as chaplain involves a number of aspects, including building relationships and connections with students and families, and being emotionally (and time) available. But the most valuable part is being able to listen to and connect with students at their point of need.
The aim of SU Tas is to help young people and their families have hope for the future. My work is so important as I am able to bring hope, faith and love to people in their particular circumstances. As a chaplain I am motivated to ensure hope, love and meaningful relationships are present in all interactions.
The work of chaplaincy will only continue with the support of the community and generous Tasmanians. Your gift will help support my work and school chaplaincy into the future!