Want to put a name to a face? Coming along for the first time and not sure to who to talk to? Have a look at the QSpace staff and mentors below.
Rachel (she/they) is the co-ordinator of the QSpace and QPlus programs. She has a Diploma in Community Services and used to work with CALD Youth within the Expanded Horizons Program. She is passionate about supporting the LGBTIQAP+ community and some of her interests include photography, prop making, gaming, RPGs, playing Dungeons and Dragons, reading, writing, art appreciation, food adventures and teaching her dog Sicarius new tricks.
Jade (he/him) is an LGBTIQAP+ specialist youth worker at Headspace Southport and assists at QSpace and QPlus sessions. Jade is a passionate knitter, teapot collector and trans person. He has a history of working with LGBTIQAP+ youth in Brisbane and Logan. Jade is involved in many community organisations and trans groups in Brisbane. He is a qualified high school teacher who has worked in disability services and advocates for marginalised communities.
Damian (he/him) is a volunteer for QSpace and occasionally Q+. He is a current psychology student at Griffith University and aspires to make it into post graduate study. Damian was originally an intern with the EHP, but enjoyed it so much he continued his volunteering. He is passionate about supporting LGBTIQAP+ youth, and is interested in things such as outdoor adventuring, riding, skating, photography, music, psychology, and video games.
Calleigh (she/her) is a volunteer and program support worker with the QSpace and QPlus programs. Calleigh studied her Cert IV in Youth Work at Charlton Brown and completed her internship with the Expanded Horizons Program and decided to stay on as a volunteer with the program after finding the work exciting and rewarding. Calleigh obtained some casual hours with our team recently. Calleigh has a passion for advocacy work, in her spare time she loves cats, comics, reading, music and random spontaneous adventures.
Claire (she/they) is a volunteer for Qspace and Qplus. She is a current Masters of Social Work student at Griffith University with an Undergraduate Honours Degree in Psychology. Claire was originally an intern on placement as part of her degree and decided to continue volunteering because she passionately believes in the importance and efficacy of the Qspace and Qplus programs. Claire tries to help out Qspace and Qplus where-ever she can and ultimately aspires to work in disability advocacy. Her interests include gaming, composing music, all things weird and wonderful …and stationary!