Jo is a self-proclaimed pracademic, dedicated to lifelong learning and passionate about professional development. As a community services Educator Jo has seven years teaching experience in vocational education and training and the tertiary education arena. Jo’s professional social work practice spans over ten years, in both not-for profit and government sectors in roles reflecting her commitment to social justice.
As a community engagement practitioner Jo has worked in collaboration with local government and communities on policy development and place based community building projects. In her spare time, Jo is also an Associate Lecturer in Field Education at James Cook university and loves her role as a field educator working with practitioners of the future. For Working Visions, Jo is a co-facilitator in the Transforming Community Engagement masterclass.