Meet our teams

Phoenix Youth Centre Building

The Maribyrnong Youth Services team (the Team) is based at Phoenix Youth Centre and we provide services for young people in the City of Maribyrnong.

We are a small dynamic group of industry professionals who are committed to ensuring that young people continue to have a voice throughout Council, and we aim to influence policy and decision making to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.

Meet our teams

Below we introduce you to our teams:


Youth Services and Partnerships

Meet Vicki

Vicki is our Coordinator of Youth Services and Partnerships.

Some of the things Vicki can chat to you about are:

  • Maribyrnong Strategy for Children, Young People and their Families 2030
  • Partnerships and collaborations
  • Employment opportunities
  • General enquires

Vicki's preferred pronouns are She/Her and she is available from Monday to Friday.


Resources and Facility Team

Meet Leanne 

Leanne is our Team Leader for Resources and Facility, and can chat to you about:

  • Use and bookings at Phoenix Youth Centre
  • General promotion and social media
  • General enquires

Leanne's preferred pronouns are She/Her and she is available from Monday to Thursday.

Meet Gloria

Gloria is our Learner Driver Project Officer and Business Administration Support Officer.  You can speak with Gloria to find out more about:

  • L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program
  • Bookings and Phoenix Youth Centre
  • Payment enquiries
  • General Centre enquiries

Gloria's preferred pronouns are She/Her and she is available Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Meet Bonnie

Bonnie is our Business Administration Support Officer and can chat to you about:

  • Bookings at the Phoenix Youth Centre
  • Payment enquiries
  • General Centre enquiries

Bonnie's preferred pronouns are She/Her and she is available from Monday to Friday. 


Wellbeing and Equity Stream

Meet Chris

Chris is our Wellbeing and Equity Stream Leader, and can chat to you about:

  • Maribyrnong Workers with Young People Network
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives for young people
  • Gender equity and LGBTIQA+ initiatives for young people
  • School education programs

Chris' preferred pronouns are He/Him and he is available on Tuesdays to Fridays.

Meet Bill

Bill is our Youth Outreach Officer.  You can speak with Bill to find out more about:

  • Programs at Braybrook
  • LGBTQIA+ programs and events

Bill's preferred pronouns are He/Him and he is available Mondays to Fridays.

Meet Saliah

Saliah is our Youth Project Worker and he can help out with things like:

  • Big Bang Sport and Rec program
  • Programs at Braybrook

Saliah's preferred pronouns are He/Him and he is available from Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.


Advocacy and Planning Stream

Meet Dalila

Dalila is our Advocacy and Planning Stream Leader and is on hand to chat to you about things like:

  • Youth Participation Initiatives
  • Partnerships and collaborations
  • Dalila's preferred pronouns are She/Her and she is available from Monday to Friday.

Meet Caitlyn

Caitlyn is our Youth Participation and Advocacy Officer and is available to chat about:

  • Maribyrnong Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC)
  • Youth Participation Initiatives
  • Caitlyn's preferred pronouns are She/Her and she is available from Mondays to Fridays.

Meet Emma

Emma is our Youth Development Officer and is always happy to talk to you about:

  • Phoenix Productions - FReeZA
  • Phoenix Gallery
  • Arts and events for young people

Emma's preferred pronouns are She/Her and she is available Mondays to Fridays.