Aztia is a member of our Newport team, having been a Coordinator since 2015.
Tell us a bit about yourself.
I am from Indonesia, but I moved to to Melbourne 5 years ago. As well as my work with the toy library, I'm a part time educator in a German-Australian childcare centre. I'm married and we are hoping to start our own family. I feel so lucky that I came to the inner west of Melbourne because it has been so easy to settle in. I have met some beautiful people and felt part of the community right from the start.
What have you loved the most about being a part of the toy library community?
I love working around children and being involved in children’s development . Being part of the toy library team means I get to help to provide a service that encourages exploration, curiosity, play and creativity for children, and I love that it is a service that everyone in the community has access to. I am also passionate about caring for the environment, and love that toy libraries contribute to eliminating waste and saving space in the family home. One of the best parts of my role is seeing the expression of the children when they pick up a new toy from the toy library!
Can you tell us one fun fact about yourself?
I've been playing basketball for more than 17 years and I play for a local ladies’ team.