Our People

The greatest assets of LifeCare are its team of staff and volunteers.

Our Team

We have a team of 32 highly qualified staff including clinical psychologists and registered social workers and around 175 volunteers who give up their time as coaches, administrators and supporters.


Matt Jones, CEO, provides executive leadership for LifeCare. Matt has over fifteen years experience in pastoral work and urban community development. He also worked for eight years as a secondary school teacher. Matt is a creative culture shaper with a heart to see vulnerable people supported and empowered through community involvement. Matt enjoys listening and making music, keeping fit and camping with family and friends.

Pastor Toby Baxter, COACH Director, has over twenty years’ experience in Community Ministry & Social Work. He has worked with in the juvenile justice and drug and alcohol sectors and specialises in developing mentoring and coaching programs for young people and families. He co-founded COACH – Community Mentoring in Australia and a similar program in the UK. Toby enjoys going on wild adventures with his family and running marathons.

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