Below is information about our staff, including a link to our role statements and responsibilities with Aranda Afters.
Director – Dan Rolfe
“Hi, my name is Dan Rolfe. I have been working with children and young people internationally for over 15 years, and specifically in Australia since 2011.
I have a Diploma of Children’s Service and some of my experiences have included running Canberra based OSHC programs, working with children in inner city projects in New York, teaching English as a second language in Hong Kong and running lifestyle workshops for children and young people in youth justice centres.
I have an open-door policy and am committed to providing a high quality, educational based programs designed to enhance and develop children’s natural talents, abilities and skills.
On my days off, I enjoy spending time with my young family and running around after my daughter’s extracurricular activities.”
Business Manager – Bindi Kelly
Hi! My name is Bindi and I am the new Business Manager at Aranda Afters. I’m a businesswoman who loves to have fun and be creative. I’m always looking for a way to help people reach their goals. I love to learn and develop myself, too. I have a wide range of skills and experience in business as well as being a Freelance Makeup Artist and aspiring DJ.
I was looking for a new challenge with an organisation that will allow me to use all of my skills and experience, and I’ve found it. In my free time, I’m a proud supporter of messy hair and sweatpants
ASC Coordinator – Angelica Sneider
Hi my name is Angelica. I’m a Program Coordinator here at Afters. I have been an educator at Afters since the start of 2019.
I have been very fortunate to be offered the position of After School Care Program Coordinator and have so many ideas to make the program the best it can possibly be.
I am so lucky to be working with so many amazing children at the service and can’t wait to see what is to come with my time at Aranda Afters.
I am currently in my second year of my Primary Education Bachelor Degree at University of Canberra and hope to bring all my educational knowledge to the service. Out of working at Afters and Uni I love to play my guitar and bring out musical side!
SVC Coordinator – Isobel Schoon
Hi my name is Isobel – Izzy for short, and I’m a Program Coordinator here at Aranda Afters.
I started working as an educator at Afters in early 2019 and have loved every minute of it.
In 2021, I was lucky enough to be offered the position of School Vacation Care (SVC) Coordinator, which has allowed me to show my creative side when planning fun activities for the kids.
As well as working at Afters, I’m also a full time student, studying a Bachelor of Laws/Arts at the University of Canberra. In my spare time I enjoy reading and collecting fun earrings!
Program Supervisor – Luc Dann
Hi my name is Luc, i am originally from Melbourne and I am the Aranda Afters’ Program Supervisor. I started at Afters in August 2020 and have been Program Supervisor since the end of June.
I love working with such fantastic children and staff, and enjoy coming into work knowing that everyday will be different.
As well as working at Afters, I am a full time student at the Australian National University, studying a Bachelor of International Relations/Arts. Outside of work and uni, I spend most of my time playing AFL and catching up with mates.
Our most recent Staff Stars are displayed here!
Angelica Sneider- Term 2 2021
Our Term 2 staff star is awarded to Angelica! Angelica is on the ball everyday! We are so lucky to have her on floor every afternoon, and Aranda Afters is lucky to have her on the leadership team! Angelica is always the first one to put her hand up to help, and we appreciate her commitment to Afters. Angelica promotes an all inclusive service, and ensures all children feel supported on a daily basis. Congrats Angelica, you are a star!
Emily Pogson- Term 1 2021
Our final Term 1 staff star is awarded to Emily! Staff star or not, Emily is always a star on floor. Emily has the most contagious smile; evident as I have never seen a child frown around her! She is wonderful at all things arts & crafts and runs super fun group games of an afternoon. Emily always brings a positive attitude to the Aranda Afters environment and she is appreciated greatly! Congratulations, very well deserved!
Belle Flanagan – Term 1 2021
Our second staff star goes tooooo… BELLE! Belle is one of our newest staff members but as soon as she stepped on floor she showed all the qualities needed to be a staff star! Belle is always making the effort to get to know the kids and engage them in activities that they will enjoy. She is always the first to put her hand up to help out and always does it with a smile on her face. Belle has been a wonderful asset to the team and we cant wait to see her grow at Aranda Afters!
Tom Carne – Term 1 2021
Kicking off 2021 with our Term 1 Staff Star… TOM!
Tom has had an incredible involvement at Aranda Afters and is considered one of the most knowledgeable educators around! Tom has been described as an “all round smooth operator” and admired for being “one of the best educators ever” and we are sure everyone would agree! He is an amazing team member who has consistently shown support for all members of the Aranda Afters community by always ensuring that everyone at Afters is feeling supported and having a good time! You’ll always be able to find Tom on floor, either outside kicking the footy or leading active games or performing magic tricks and making kids laugh!
Thanks for your continuous dedication to the entire Aranda Afters community. More importantly, thank you for always bringing such a positive and calm attitude to the team! Keep up the amazing work, Tom! We are beyond lucky to have you with us!