Meet our team!

The Leprosy Mission Australia team has more than 25 staff working together to defeat leprosy and transform lives. Get to know some of our team members!

Tina Mitchell

Role:  Customer Service Manager

Started at TLMA:  2016

What is the best thing about working with The Leprosy Mission Australia?

The work environment and making a difference to the lives of people affected by leprosy.

How has your career grown since joining the The Leprosy Mission Australia?

I have learnt so much since being at The Leprosy Mission Australia. The staff have been gracious in allowing space to learn and grow into the role and I am a much better manager for it.

How does The Leprosy Mission Australia mission drive you?

Making a difference that really matters definitely drives me.

Who would be best suited to working at The Leprosy Mission Australia?

Anyone that has heart for people and is efficient in administration & their written & verbal communication.

What is the one thing in life that you can’t live without?

Jesus!

What’s your favourite food?

Burgers

What is your favourite hobby/activity?

Dancing, cross stitching, spending time with friends.

 

Supa Thejana

Role: Merchandise Manager

Started at The Leprosy Mission Australia:  2015

What is the best thing about working with The Leprosy Mission Australia?

Just like Jesus, we continue to change the lives of people with leprosy or disability or marginalised through every single action we take at our work. We not only provide artisans with a dignified income but also we help cure, restore and care for people affected by leprosy disability and make a positive impact on the environment through our fundraising activities.

How has your career grown since joining the The Leprosy Mission Australia?

I joined the The Leprosy Mission Australia family as a fresh graduate with no experience in the sector. The Leprosy Mission has provided me with all the training and career development programs in order for me to excel within my role.

How does The Leprosy Mission Australia mission drive you?

My goal is to be efficient and productive in my work so that we can deliver the best outcome for people in need so they can be included in society and have all the assistance they require.

Who would be best suited to working at The Leprosy Mission Australia?

A person who wants to help marginalised people in hidden communities, a person who wants to change this world to a better place not only for all human beings but also for other species.

What is the one thing in life that you can’t live without?

Internet

What’s your favourite food?

Fried Rice

What is your favourite hobby/activity?

Cricket

 

Timothy Lam

Role:   Digital Content Coordinator

Started at The Leprosy Mission Australia:  2018

What is the best thing about working with The Leprosy Mission Australia?

The best thing about working with TLMA is that you can make a difference with your work. Every day, you are helping play your part to create a world that can one day be free of leprosy. You also get to work with talented and hardworking colleagues who share in the same vision of defeating leprosy and transforming lives.

How has your career grown since joining the The Leprosy Mission Australia?

My current role as a Digital Content Coordinator has helped me develop many new skills in fundraising, digital marketing, content creation, graphic design and e-Commerce marketing. I have particularly enjoyed the challenge of helping grow the digital presence of The Leprosy Mission Shop as I have never worked with a social enterprise model before.

How does The Leprosy Mission Australiamission drive you?

I believe it is important to live out our faith through our actions. For me, my work enables me to follow the example of Jesus in reaching out and serving those who are often on the fringes of society.

Who would be best suited to working at The Leprosy Mission Australia?

The Leprosy Mission would suit candidates who share in the same values as the organisation – someone who is committed to justice, integrity, humility, compassion, inclusion and following Jesus Christ.  Since we are a small, tight-knit team, it would also suit people who are comfortable working collaboratively with others towards a shared goal.

What is the one thing in life that you can’t live without?

Being a digital guy, I would really struggle if there was no internet!

What’s your favourite food?

I love salmon. Salmon is the best.

What is your favourite hobby/activity?

I love running and watching movies at the cinema.

 

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