Meet the Team


Helen
CEO
07973 405280
helen@spaceyouthproject.co.uk

Helen is tireless in her pursuit of equality
and the driving force behind Space.
She sources our funding, manages our 
resources and inspires us.
Sarah
Project Manager
07584 096444
sarah@spaceyouthproject.co.uk

Sarah covers all groups as part of her role
and is our key trainer in anti-HBT schools
work. She brings experience from myriad
youth work settings and dynamics.


Jane
Youth Worker in Charge
07932 439000
jane@spaceyouthproject.co.uk

Jane is our Youth Worker in Charge for
Dorchester and Weymouth. She believes
young people should have a safe place
where they can explore their identity.

Eli
Business Admin Apprentice
eli@spaceyouthproject.co.uk

Eli is Space's first ever Apprentice. 
He has personally benefited from Space's
service and it inspired him to continue
working with the LGBT+ community.



Charity
One to One Volunteer

Charity attends the majority of our groups
 tohelp our young people reach their 
goals. She joined us in 2004 in order 
to use her knowledge and experience
to help others.
Harry
Co-Chair of Trustees


Harry helps facilitate the meetings 

for our Board of Trustee meetings
alongside Gill. Harry works with
young people and brings an
outside expertise to the table.

Gill
Co-Chair of Trustees

Gill helps, alongside Harry, facilitate 
our 
Board of Trustee meetings. Gill 
loves supporting and working with
young people in diverse communities.
Mat
Trustee

Mat joined as Trustee after 

visiting group for work.
Retired 19/07/2019.




Michael
Trustee

Michael became a Trustee as wanted to
give back. He prides himself on his
creativity, rainbow face painting,
empathy and understanding.
Neil
Trustee

Neil helped set up Over the Rainbow and
Space evolved from there. Neil has seen
Space grown into a healthy and vital
resource to young LGBT+ people

Peter
Trustee

Peter has previous experience of being
a Trustee and is very enthusiastic
about improving young people's lives.

Retired 23/04/2019.



Mel
Educational Volunteer
education@spaceyouthproject.co.uk

Mel is our education volunteer, she
 joined us as part of our anti-HBT
 schools work. She delivers workshops 
to teachers and young people 
on having LGBT+ discussions.


Deborah
Training Counsellor Volunteer

Deborah is working with Space as part
of a placement. She is training to be a
counsellor and is offering Space
young people free counselling.
Abbie
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Abbie has just started volunteering with 
Space at Bournemouth group.



Camilla
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Camilla volunteers at our Sherborne  
group.
Charlie
Session Volunteer

Charlie is doing her Duke of Edinburgh's
Award with Space and runs the craft
table at Poole group.

Chris
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Chris helps out at Bournemouth group 
and likes to volunteer with Space because
it's something he didn't have growing
up. He wants to give something to the
next generation.
Ciara
07384 9584422
Youth Worker in Charge

Ciara runs our at Sherborne group and 
she additionally works for Mind in SomersetCiara joined Space 
after meeting us at Bourne Free 2018


David
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

David volunteers at Bournemouth, Poole,
and T-Group. He is committed to
ensuring young LGBT+ people have a 
better future.
Dylan
Trans Family Day Volunteer

Dylan is a volunteer at our Trans Family
Days.



Gary
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Gary volunteers at our Poole group and
 runs Deep Space there once a
month.

Hannah
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Hannah is a volunteer for Weymouth but
she started out as a Space member.
She prides herself on her listening skills 
and non-judgemental attitude.

Kirsty
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Kirsty is a volunteer at Dorchester group.




Liz
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Liz is a volunteer at Poole group. She wanted
to work with young people as she finds
it extremely rewarding and has a lot of
personal experience she brings
to the group.

Paul
 07384 958421
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Paul started volunteering with us at our 
Bournemouth group and 
he is now running it!
Stuart
Volunteer Youth Work Assistant

Stuart volunteers at Weymouth group and
has always wanted to be involved in
working with young people. He has long
been involved with campaigning for 
LGBT+ rights.

Gary
Financial Support Volunteer

Gary volunteers to help with 
Space's finances.He brings decades 
of experiences
 to the Space team.

Kirsty
Volunteer Admin Support


Kirsty has been volunteering in the
Space office since 2008. She loves that
Space is accessible, open-minded,
and inclusive.

Max
Admin Volunteer

Max volunteers weekly in the Space
office, he started off as a member 
before joining the team.