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 Sam Hearn, COACH Network National Director, Pastor Sam Hearn, COACH Network National Director, has experience working in leadership and executive roles in NFP, local government, and local church. He holds a Bachelor of Psychology, a Master of Arts in Leadership, and is a graduate of the Arrow Leadership Program. He has also worked as a lecturer and consultant around organisational vision and strategy development.

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