Who we are Meet the team Staff Meet Jackson Jackson Ellis - National Programs Manager Jackson joined the Ladder team in February 2020 as the National Program Manager. Jackson has an expansive knowledge of the not for profit and community services sector along with program creation, design, and implementation. With over a decade of service within the industry, Jackson has specialized in Alcohol and Other Drugs counselling and services and has a sense of responsibility in assisting people to work toward and achieve their goals. Reflecting on his time at Ladder Jackson recalls one of his fondest memories 'It was the first day of delivering Step Up Online. To be a part of an organisation that swiftly and innovatively redesigned a full program, as a result of COVID-19, to continually engage and support young people through unprecedented times and to continue to assist young people achieve positive outcomes, despite what was happening in the world around them, is definitely a highlight of my time at Ladder.' In his spare time, you'll either see Jackson shredding up the waves, fishing, supporting his beloved Geelong Football club, or with some tool in his hand completing a DIY project or renovation.