Our Programs Managers and Team Leaders hold operational responsibility for service delivery, capacity building and development of Hope Street's core youth programs.
Geetha Chetty, Programs Manager (North East)
Geetha Chetty commenced at Hope Street in April 2019 and has over 10 years of management experience, spending the last five years in working in the youth and family sector with Anglicare Victoria, Brotherhood of St Laurence and Stepping-Up Consortium.
Geetha has most recently worked at Ravenhall Correctional Centre as a Community Reintegration Manager where she provided clinical leadership to help pre and post release clients to successfully transition, rehabilitate and reintegrate.
Norman Vella, Programs Manager (North West)
Norman Vella has worked in the homelessness sector for over 8 years. He has been an Advanced Skills Practitioner in the Alcohol and Other Drugs field and in high risk residential care for over 15 years.
Norman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Youth Work and various other qualifications including but not limited to: Diploma Child Psychology, Diploma Alcohol and Other Drugs, Trauma based practice, and Supervision.