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MEET THE TEAM

MEET THE TEAM

The Youth Zone is governed by members of the local authority and business community who volunteer their time to support a Senior Management Team, to ensure the success of the Youth Zone. Each member of the Board brings their skills and experience to assist the The Way in achieving its aims and objectives.

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MEET THE TEAM

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MEET THE TEAM

Star Of The Month

Each month we celebrate the fierce and fabulous people that help make The Way so incredible. Find out who’s won this month here.

 

SEE OUR STARS OF THE MONTH
 

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CHERYL GARVEY
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Cheryl is The Way Youth Zone’s CEO. She’s also Shakti Women Chapter Director, a professional mentor and a public speaking coach.

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WENDY RAYNER-HALL
ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Wendy Rayner-Hall joins us as Administration Manager and will be responsible for HR and Finance. She previously worked for Cambridgeshire Social Services.

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CARLA PRIDDON
PROGRAMME AND PERFORMANCE MANAGER

An experienced senior fundraiser and project manager, Carla comes to The Way from a directorship at a Birmingham music charity.
She loves order, systems and processes – which is an excellent thing for this role! She also loves reading, fitness training, travelling and amusing internet cat pictures!

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ANDREW TURVEY

ANDREW TURVEY
JUNIOR YOUTH WORK LEAD

Andy looks after Junior Club at The Way Youth Zone.

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PHILIPPA GREGORY
DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Philippa has experience in community fundraising and events co-ordination and will work closely with our passionate supporters.

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DARREN BURRELL

DARREN BURRELL
SENIOR YOUTH WORK LEAD

Darren looks after Senior Club at The Way Youth Zone.

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ANDREW

ANDREW WALKER
VOLUNTEER MANAGER

Andrew is the Youth Zone’s new Volunteer Manager whose recruited over 100 volunteers. Andrew’s previous roles have been based around education.

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JAMIE
 

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JAMIE POWIS
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

An experienced Communications Manager. Jamie’s previous roles have been in market leading radio stations. Jamie has 3 dogs, a snake, a fish and a cat.

  • Kerryann

    WHY THE WAY

    "“It has been amazing to see my daughter out grow her fears and get involved more with other children of all ages and disabilities. I am, as she is, so pleased that Wolverhampton has a place where all children can be themselves and do activities that they enjoy…”"

    Kerryann Michaels, Mum

  • Lisa on Facebook

    WHY THE WAY

    "“Had a fab evening at The Way, Wolverhamptons new youth zone. Great facilities. Lovely staff. Signed both the boys up as members and have had to drag them both away after 3 hours even though none of us have been home for tea yet!”"

    Lisa Kingsley, Facebook Review

  • Alison on Facebook

    WHY THE WAY

    "Absolutely fantastic place. I used to love my youth club days (many years ago!) And never thought my three girls would get the opportunity to experience anything like it. The facilities are amazing, as are the youth workers and volunteers, you all do a brilliant job!"

    Alison on Facebook

  • Darren on Facebook

    WHY THE WAY

    "Fantastic activities and even better staff and volunteers. My daughters, nieces and all their friends love the place - so fortunate to have such a high quality facility in the City"

    Darren on Facebook

  • Samantha on Facebook

    WHY THE WAY

    "Lots of awesome activities for the kids wearing mine out like a treat. A safe pace to meet friends and hang out in with state of the art facilities."

    Samantha on Facebook

  • Richard on Google

    WHY THE WAY

    "Great new centre for youngsters to hang out and have some fun. Football, pool tables, boxing, gym, hair and beauty, sports hall and café and more!"

    Richard on Google Reviews