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PO Box 30
Northlands, Western Australia
Australia

(+61) 433 130 237

12 Buckets, located in Perth Western Australia, is an early intervention strengths-based mentoring organisation established as a charity for at-risk and disadvantaged children.

The predominantly volunteer run organisation is committed to innovation and generosity, helping children discover their capacity to give - regardless of background or circumstance.

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Meet the Staff of 12 Buckets.

The difference Travis wants to make in the world is being part of helping other people flourish - especially those whose circumstances or background work to prevent that from happening. Travis is the founder and CEO of 12 Buckets.  He has over 20 years experience in community services, volunteer management and social entrepreneurship.  Over the past 6 years, Travis has been instrumental in the design and successful implementation of 12 Buckets’ programs and operations.  With 12 Buckets heading into their 7th year, Travis is particularly excited about the development of the 12 Buckets University Aspiration Program along with launching into Boyare Primary School in July 2016. Travis is grateful to be the husband of Emily and father of Boston, Tahlia and Banjo.

The difference Travis wants to make in the world is being part of helping other people flourish - especially those whose circumstances or background work to prevent that from happening.

Travis is the founder and CEO of 12 Buckets.  He has over 20 years experience in community services, volunteer management and social entrepreneurship.  Over the past 6 years, Travis has been instrumental in the design and successful implementation of 12 Buckets’ programs and operations. 

With 12 Buckets heading into their 7th year, Travis is particularly excited about the development of the 12 Buckets University Aspiration Program along with launching into Boyare Primary School in July 2016.

Travis is grateful to be the husband of Emily and father of Boston, Tahlia and Banjo.

Travis FItch

Founder & CEO

 


Kathryn is our School Liaison at Balga Primary School and the School Liaison Coordinator for 12 Buckets. Kathryn has enjoyed working in the community services sector for the past 13 years.  Kathryn is passionate about helping others and making a positive difference in their lives. She has worked in the areas of Hospitality, Family Dispute Resolution and Mental Health. Kathryn has also volunteered with community organisations including The Esther Foundation (a young women’s residential health, development and leadership program). Kathryn is married to Steve, and together they are enjoying raising their two young daughters.

Kathryn is our School Liaison at Balga Primary School and the School Liaison Coordinator for 12 Buckets.

Kathryn has enjoyed working in the community services sector for the past 13 years.  Kathryn is passionate about helping others and making a positive difference in their lives. She has worked in the areas of Hospitality, Family Dispute Resolution and Mental Health. Kathryn has also volunteered with community organisations including The Esther Foundation (a young women’s residential health, development and leadership program).

Kathryn is married to Steve, and together they are enjoying raising their two young daughters.

KAthryn Bekker

School Liaison Coordinator

 


Amy is our School Liaison at North Balga Primary School. She believes in 'the ability for love and empathy to transform a community' and has been a part of numerous positive community groups. Amy is a keen sailor, as well as having a passion for art and music.  She has also experienced work in hospitality, retail and running her own small business at a young age.  Having spent time living on Elcho Island, in North East Arnhem Land, Amy was able to experience a remote indigenous community and their unique lifestyle and culture.   Amy is thoroughly enjoying being able to combine these abilities and experiences with a passion for kids within her 12 Buckets role at North Balga Primary School.

Amy is our School Liaison at North Balga Primary School.

She believes in 'the ability for love and empathy to transform a community' and has been a part of numerous positive community groups.

Amy is a keen sailor, as well as having a passion for art and music.  She has also experienced work in hospitality, retail and running her own small business at a young age. 

Having spent time living on Elcho Island, in North East Arnhem Land, Amy was able to experience a remote indigenous community and their unique lifestyle and culture.  

Amy is thoroughly enjoying being able to combine these abilities and experiences with a passion for kids within her 12 Buckets role at North Balga Primary School.

Amy cooke

School Liaison


Tim is our School Liaison at Boyare Primary School. Tim has been involved in children’s and youth work for the past 10 years and he is passionate about impacting the lives of young people. Tim is currently studying his degree in youth work. He has also spent time working in disability care, and before that as a carpenter. Tim is married to Chelsea and, together, they are the loving parents of their young son, Darcy.

Tim is our School Liaison at Boyare Primary School.

Tim has been involved in children’s and youth work for the past 10 years and he is passionate about impacting the lives of young people.

Tim is currently studying his degree in youth work. He has also spent time working in disability care, and before that as a carpenter.

Tim is married to Chelsea and, together, they are the loving parents of their young son, Darcy.

tim rutter

school Liaison


Melinda Tognini has always been a scribbler of stories, and cannot imagine a life without words. But she has also worked as a pharmacy assistant, youth worker, chaplain and teacher. She completed a Master of Arts in writing and her feature articles, travel writing and personal essays have appeared in magazines and anthologies in Australia and the US. Melinda is passionate about telling ‘invisible’ stories – those stories absent from or sidelined in the dominant narratives of our history – and empowering others to find their voice. After growing up surrounded by the bush, bauxite and beaches of North East Arnhem Land, she now resides in Perth with her husband and two children.

Melinda Tognini has always been a scribbler of stories, and cannot imagine a life without words. But she has also worked as a pharmacy assistant, youth worker, chaplain and teacher.

She completed a Master of Arts in writing and her feature articles, travel writing and personal essays have appeared in magazines and anthologies in Australia and the US.

Melinda is passionate about telling ‘invisible’ stories – those stories absent from or sidelined in the dominant narratives of our history – and empowering others to find their voice. After growing up surrounded by the bush, bauxite and beaches of North East Arnhem Land, she now resides in Perth with her husband and two children.

Melinda Tognini

Public Relations Content Creator