We are a vibrant Consultancy offering a wide range of programs, experiences and activities aimed at developing confidence, respect and self esteem
  • The past, present, and the future
  • Service
  • People
  • Positive interactions and relationships
  • Teamwork
  • The diversity of the wide range of cultures and heritage in Australia
  • Personal responsibility and accountability

All programs we offer aim to provide exceptional support and quality service from start to finish, underpinned by the rights of all to:
  • Be treated with fairness, respect and dignity
  • Live, work, learn and play in a safe, supportive, inclusive environment
We are committed to enhancing all facets of personal well-being and the development of character. We do this through the provision of site-specific:
  • Incursion Programs
  • Camps
  • Tertiary Orientation Experiences
  • Excursion Programs
  • Professional Development
  • Tertiary Ambassador Leadership
  • Leadership Programs
  • Workshops
  • Corporate Team Building Experiences

Damon Joseph

Director and Owner

Damon founded Character Builders in 2007 and works across a number of different settings including schools, universities and corporate organisations. He has extensive experience in student learning, team building, staff development and leadership training. Damon has a passion for education and team building done differently. He engages his audience so that they feel immersed and in ownership of the content. Damon is a HPE and Accounting teacher by trade and now enjoys bringing a variety of different offerings back to schools and bigger kids in the workplace too. He has previously worked as a Lecturer and Tutor at QUT Kelvin Grove.

Clare Joseph

Operations and PR Manager

Clare’s background is in legal services having worked both in the UK and Australia for a host of highly regarded firms. She is passionate about building character in youth with particular focus on positive mindsets, leadership and encouraging each person to be the best they can be. Clare oversees the main operations at Character Builders and has been with the business for over 4 years during which time she has developed extensive client relationships in schools and corporate organisations.

Erin Love

Program Co-Ordinator

Erin holds a BA in Applied Theatre from Griffith University, has over 10 years’ experience in various management roles, and most recently ran the Commonwealth Bank Foundation’s StartSmart Program in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education settings. Having extensive experience in education management, Erin is intimately aware of what does and doesn’t “work” within the education sector. This experience, coupled with a passion for organization, effective systems and processes, and meaningful evaluation and reporting, means Erin brings a unique set of creative and business skills to her role with Character Builders.

David Vella

Senior Facilitator

David holds a BA in Exercise & Sport Science from University of New England, has over 22 years experience in the fitness industry, as well as an extensive business background and experience in the education sector. Currently undertaking post-graduate studies in the area of youth development, David’s passion for helping young people develop shines through.