Merredith Hillebrand

Merredith currently manages Fitted for Work’s Transition to Work program which she has developed since its inception in 2010. This program supports women experiencing disadvantage to prepare for work, by providing personal development, confidence building, job readiness activities and mentor support to prepare women for work. Merredith also manages Fitted for Work’s mentor program which includes recruitment, program facilitation and support to over 100 mentors.

Merredith has a strong background in working to support individuals within vulnerable groups in the community having spent over 15 years working in education in Victoria, and remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. She worked for 9 years in program delivery and release preparation support to women in prison and managing a team who delivered state wide support, counselling and information services to family members of offenders.