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How old must you be to volunteer with Stand Up?


We accept volunteers of any age. However, most of the opportunities for volunteering are suited to those 18 years or over.

Bianca Levin (Secretary)

Bianca is studying a double degree of Arts/Law at Monash University, majoring in Human Rights. Throughout her degree she has worked at Stand Up coordinating the ABC program and volunteering with Refugee Support.

Henry Kalus

Henry is first and foremost a devoted family man and friend, who co-founded Kalus Kenny Intelex Lawyers nearly 30 years ago. Henry is a major contributor to Melbourne’s property industry and commercial landscape, and is a trusted adviser to many of Melbourne’s leading entrepreneurs. Henry has been committed to building his firm on well-articulated and lived values focused on quality, integrity and primarily always putting people first.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws (Monash University).

Dean Levitan (Chair)

Dean is a lawyer at MinterEllison, specialising in media and communications law. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Dean worked at Stand Up for 5 years as the campaign manager, helping to lead Stand Up’s efforts to mobilise the Jewish community toward important social policy change. In his spare time, Dean is an eager, yet decidedly average, yoga goer.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (Monash University), Bachelor of Law (Hons) (Monash University).

Andrew Woolf (Treasurer)

Andrew is a Chartered Accountant with 13 years of experience and is currently a Director at PwC in Melbourne. He works with a number of different ASX listed and privately owned clients delivering assurance and advisory services.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, Chartered Accountant.

Sidra Moshinsky

Sidra is Head of Jewish Life at the King David School.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (University of Melbourne), Masters of Arts (University of Melbourne), Diploma of Education.

Catherine Fritz-Kalish

Catherine has spent the last 16 years building the public policy and implementation institute, Global Access Partners, and has been involved in various not-for-profit activities including co-founding

Qualifications: BSc Major Psychology, Masters in International Marketing.

Amanda Goodman (Deputy Chair)

Amanda manages the Sydney office of Impact Investment Group and has 18 years’ experience in investment banking, private equity, structured finance, non-profit management and strategic planning. Amanda also sits on the board of another non-profit organisation, The Observership Program.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (Harvard University), Masters in Applied Finance (Macquarie University).

Dr Arnold Shmerling

Arnold is a founding member of Jewish Aid Australia and One Umbrella (now FareShare). Arnold was also a Senior Lecturer in the Department of General Practice at Monash University.

Qualifications: Medical Doctor.

Ian Jankelowitz

Ian is the consumer marketing lead at Microsoft Australia, working across brands including Xbox, Windows, Office & Surface. Ian was one of the founders of the Derech Eretz program with his cousin Melanie Schwartz.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), MBA (Wake Forest University).