Jaylee Cooper

Jaylee Cooper has worked across various South Australian Charities over the past 16 years. She has an incredible passion for working within not for profit organisations and is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others. Jaylee’s desire to work with charities actually comes from her own personal experience of motherhood, having lost her son Kai at birth.

“The loss of a child is an incredibly unique experience and without a doubt it was the toughest time of my life. It did however put life into perspective and has truly shaped the person I am today. It gave me the determination to pursue a career I love and most importantly, it has made me the mother I am today. I am so grateful to have two healthy and happy children Logan 14 and Mackenzie 10”.

I have had the privilege of work with the MumKIND team though my role at Catherine House over the past few years.

From the beginning, it was evident the team wanted to support women and children who might be doing it a bit tough. I just love how genuine they are. They understand the value in connection and support in communities, particularly when it comes to women. As mothers, we often feel this incredibly sense of “having to do it all” and “keeping it together” and that comes with a great sense of responsibility and quite often stress!

The MumKIND community allows women to know it’s ok that you are struggling and its ok to ask for help.MumKIND also allows those of us that are in a position to help to give back what we can. Whether it's attending an event, raising awareness for the cause, donating or volunteering. Never underestimate the difference you can make to someone else’s life. I’m absolutely thrilled to be an ambassador for MumKIND and I look forward to being able to support the women, girls and children of South Australia at a time when they might need just a little more kindness in their lives.