Rotem’s professional background is in community, volunteerism and education. Passionate about leadership development, Rotem is excited to contribute to the next generation of Australian leaders in a meaningful way.
Rotem holds a degree in management and marketing. He started his career as the volunteers coordinator and events officer at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital where he developed volunteer services, organised functions and recruited and managed volunteers. He then continued working with volunteers at Jewish Care Victoria where he also held roles in the Human Resource department (OHS) and a community employment and education centre. During his career Rotem has also worked in education in a tertiary context and in an after-school program context.
Outside the workplace, Rotem has volunteered extensively for many causes in the Jewish Community, he has also run a leadership initiative with the African Australian community, he supports the Basket Brigade on an annual basis where he packs and delivers Christmas hampers to families in need and he is highly involved in Maracatu Estrela do Mar – a community music group which teaches and shares rhythms from the north-east of Brazil.
Rotem has acquired a deep intercultural understanding throughout his work and various initiatives and he is always open to learning more about faiths, cultures, values and ways of living.
was introduced to a range of faith practices across a range of different cultures. This experience served to provide an appreciation of the values and life styles of people from diverse backgrounds and faiths.