Yonas belongs to Melbourne’s Ethiopian community.
He has a certificate in aged care and experience working in alcohol and other drugs, family violence, settlement, community development/engagement, project management, sports and the arts.
Yonas loves being a connector and organiser, leading projects and helping community members. He is actively involved in many local groups, including the Ethiopian Community Association, Ethiopian Women’s Alliance, Sabaoth Media and Art Ministry, and the Yidnekachew Tessema Social Soccer Club.
Outside of work Yonas enjoys writing and making short movies, playing soccer and helping people. He has an inquisitive mind and generous heart.
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