Empowerment Possibility Supports

Our Team

Rhys

Rhys

Director

With over 6 years of experience in the disability sector, Director, Rhys Anderson has a vast range of experience supporting NDIS participants to achieve their goals. Having completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science in 2019 at Deakin University, Rhys then went on to manage a team of Peer Mentors at another NDIS service provider before deciding to commence operations with Empower Possibility Supports (EPS) in 2022. Outside of EPS, Rhys loves sports, in particular footy, cricket and basketball. He also loves hanging out with friends, collecting vinyls, board games, and exercise. Rhys loves being able to work with a passionate team of dedicated Peer Mentors at EPS and he loves being able to see the gradual growth in participants in working towards their goals as well as building their overall capacity.

Ethan

Ethan

Administration

Ethan has completed a Certificate III in Community Services in 2021. Ethan has also volunteered in the industry prior to commencing at EPS. In his spare time, Ethan enjoys video gaming, reading, anime, hanging out with friends and family, as well as watching TV shows/movies. Ethan loves working in administration as he enjoys working to help everyone in the Peer Mentor Team and hopes for this to be a stepping stone towards more career opportunities in the future.

Abbey

Abbey

Peer Mentor

Abbey has previously studied a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy and has past experience as an OT prior to commencing as a Peer Mentor at EPS. Abbey also has extensive experience working in the NDIS space. In her spare time, Abbey enjoys getting outside by going to the beach and going on walks, as well as reading. Abbey also wants to learn the piano and knows some basic Auslan and keyword sign skills. Abbey loves being a Peer Mentor as she has always enjoyed building relationships with participants and their families through her work. Abbey also enjoys helping people to access the community and participate in important and meaningful activities.

Alivia

Alivia

Peer Mentor

Alivia is 19 years old and has been a Peer Mentor with EPS since April 2023. Alivia has recently commenced studying a Diploma of Mental Health. Alivia loves music, the environment, art, going to the gym, and sports in general, in particular basketball. Alivia has a long-term goal of becoming a firefighter in the years to come and is currently completing her CFA training. Alivia is very passionate about supporting her participants to develop independence and is looking forward to giving back to the community.

Amy

Amy

Peer Mentor

Amy is currently studying a double degree of a Bachelor of Nursing and a Bachelor of Midwifery, which she is expected to complete by 2025. In her spare time, Amy enjoys chess, learning the electric guitar, reading, going to the gym, coffee making, midwifery, playing games on her computer, crocheting, painting, spending time with her friends and playing VR, particularly a game called Beat Saber. Amy is very passionate about chess as she loves learning new chess strategies. Amy was also involved in dancing for over 8 years. Amy loves being a Peer Mentor as she loves to help people and help them achieve their goals and full potential.

Anastacia

Anastacia

Peer Mentor

Anastacia is commencing a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) to help compliment her work with her participants. In her spare time, Anastacia loves anything to do with music, such as playing guitar, singing and songwriting. Anastacia would love to one day complete a music therapy course that would help incorporate her music into supporting participants. Anastacia also enjoys fishing, reading, cooking, baking, and creating art such as painting, drawing, and making jewellery. Anastacia is passionate about being a Peer Mentor as she loves to help her participants learn new skills while also helping her participants through difficult times and being a person that they can talk to.

Ava

Ava

Peer Mentor

Ava is currently studying a Bachelor of Primary Education and is expected to complete this by 2026. When Ava is not supporting her participants, she enjoys reading, music, going on walks and watching movies/TV shows. Ava also has an extremely good memory – she can remember any plot to a movie even if it has been years since she has seen it. Ava is looking forward to being a Peer Mentor as she has previously loved working as an education support teacher at a primary school and she has already supported students with disabilities and has seen how rewarding it can be. Ava is also looking forward to one-on-one time with participants in order to build relationships and get to know them.

Brodie

Brodie

Peer Mentor

Brodie is commencing a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability). In his spare time, Brodie enjoys music, TV shows, movies, and sports, in particular basketball, AFL, and NFL. Brodie is very passionate about music – Brodie can play guitar and drums, and he is currently learning to play the bass guitar. Brodie has also studied the Chinese Mandarin language in the past and has retained a fair portion since concluding his studies. Brodie is passionate about being a part of the Peer Mentor service as he is interested in learning more about disability as a whole and how he may be able to help or assist someone who may need his support.

Caleb

Caleb

Peer Mentor

Caleb is currently planning to study a disability course and has previously completed studying a Certificate IV in Media in 2015. Caleb also has over 2 years of experience in the industry as a Peer Mentor. In his downtime, Caleb enjoys sports, particularly footy, cricket, and soccer, as well as video editing, movies and video gaming. Caleb loves being a Peer Mentor as his sister has a disability and seeing what her supports have done for her and seeing how happy it has made her motivated Caleb to start working in the industry.

Connor

Connor

Peer Mentor

Connor is currently studying a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education and is expected to complete this by 2024. In his spare time, Connor enjoys sports, in particular footy & soccer, juggling, and any outdoor activities. Connor loves being a Peer Mentor as he enjoys being able to help his participants to make some great memories and become more independent within themselves. Connor also looks forward to creating positive relationships with other Peer Mentors and participants.

Daniel

Daniel

Peer Mentor

Daniel has been working as a Peer Mentor for a number of years and is about to commence studying a Diploma of Mental Health. Daniel also works part-time at a primary school as a Learning Support Officer. Daniel loves playing basketball and has a strong passion for photography as well. Daniel became a Peer Mentor as he loves seeing the growth in his participants and seeing them develop their skills.

Dylan

Dylan

Peer Mentor

Dylan has recently completed a Sports Management & Leadership Double Diploma. Dylan has also now commenced studying a Certificate IV in Disability. Away from his work as a Peer Mentor, Dylan enjoys listening to music, sports, nature walking, exercise, video games, going to the gym, and movies. An interesting fact about Dylan is that he specialises in playing some musical instruments, such as playing the guitar and keyboard. Dylan is passionate about being a Peer Mentor as he is looking for a rewarding career in peer support, where he can build relationships and assist others in learning new skills.

Finley

Finley

Peer Mentor

Finley is considering studying film in the future, however he is not currently completing any further studies. When Finley is not supporting his participants, he loves playing and watching footy and soccer. Finley also enjoys movies, TV, video games, cooking, hiking, and history. Finley is passionate about being a Peer Mentor as he has a family member that is a Support Worker and has heard such positive feedback about being in the industry, which is what motivated Finley to become a Peer Mentor. Finley is also looking forward to getting out in the community with his participants.

Gab L

Gab

Peer Mentor

Gab is 25 years old and currently holds a Bachelor of Primary Education which she completed in 2020. Gabrielle also completed a Certificate III in Sports Coaching (Equine) in 2014. In her spare time, Gab enjoys horse riding, painting, being creative, singing, dancing and the outdoors. Gab also works as a part-time teacher at a local primary school and has done so since 2021. Gab is passionate about being a Peer Mentor as she loves to help people wherever she can and is most excited about building relationships with participants and helping them achieve their goals.

Keira

Kiera

Peer Mentor

Keira completed a Certificate IV in Sport Coaching back in 2018 and is now interested in studying anything that relates to her role as a Peer Mentor. Keira enjoys horse riding, going to the gym, animals, dog training, and has begun participating in Spartan races/running. Keira has previous experience supporting an NDIS participant with their horse riding endeavours where she saw a lot of great progress, which motivated her to become a Peer Mentor and is looking forward to being able to help her participants too.

Lochlan

Lochlan

Peer Mentor

Lochy is 23 years old and is currently in his third year of a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education. Once Lochlan has finished this at the end of 2024, he is hoping to become a health and PE teacher at a secondary school. In his spare time, Lochlan enjoys sports, exercising, being outside, being around friends and family, watching movies and playing board games. Lochy also enjoys going fishing. Lochy loves being a Peer Mentor as he enjoys being around others and forming connections, working with others to achieve their goals and he also looks forward to meeting new people.

Nathan

Nathan

Peer Mentor

Nathan has been providing support to his participants as a Peer Mentor since 2021. Nathan has recently completed a Certificate IV in Disability and has also completed an introductory course in Auslan. Nathan enjoys gaming, anime, manga, music, computers, and Beyblades. Nathan is also passionate about his singing and acting, as well as different types of headphones. Nathan is also quite skillful in making balloon animals. Nathan loves being a Peer Mentor as he finds it very satisfying to be able to make a positive impact and work in a sector that allows him to help others.

Rhianna

Rhianna

Peer Mentor

Rhianna has experience working at a local school in Geelong as a teacher’s aide prior to commencing at EPS. Rhianna has previous qualifications in Dance, Hairdressing, and Law, and has recently commenced studying a Certificate IV in Disability as well. Rhianna has also commenced a Bachelor of Primary Education this year. Rhianna enjoys playing footy, exercising, animals, playing games, going bowling, shopping, dancing, cooking, and travelling. Rhianna is also very musically inclined and loves playing music – she can play up to 10 instruments, with the viola being her main instrument, and enjoys dancing in her spare time. Rhianna is passionate about being a Peer Mentor as she finds it very rewarding to help others. Rhianna has also grown up with a brother with a disability and is really excited about making a positive impact with her participants.

Ryan

Ryan

Peer Mentor

Ryan is 22 years old and has previously completed an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design. Since beginning at EPS in early 2023, Ryan has also commenced studying a Certificate IV in Disability. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys sports, in particular basketball, footy and surfing, as well as gaming and going 4-wheel driving. Ryan also has a musical background, and he can play the guitar. Ryan is passionate about being a Peer Mentor as he has always wanted to be involved in rewarding work and has loved his time so far as a Peer Mentor. He loves being able to watch his participants grow over time.

Tayla

Tayla

Peer Mentor

Tayla is a registered nurse and has previously completed her Postgraduate degree in ICU Nursing. Tayla loves travelling, hanging out at the beach, art, hiking, and rock climbing. Tayla also has a sausage dog named Frank that she adores. Tayla is passionate about being a Peer Mentor as she enjoys being able to engage more in the Geelong community with her participants as well as build strong relationships with them and be able to contribute in a positive way.

Tom

Tom

Peer Mentor

Tom is currently studying Biomedicine and is expected to complete this by the end of 2024. In the past, Tom has also completed a Certificate III in Allied Health. In his spare time, Tom enjoys sport, in particular basketball, footy, and cricket, food, science, video gaming, music and going to the beach. Tom loves being a Peer Mentor as he loves making relationships with people, growing connections and fostering independence while getting to spend time with unique individuals with a variety of different hobbies and interests.

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