The Orrell Trust currently employs 5 members of staff.
Tanya McGibbon (Project Manager): Tanya joined the Trust in March 2017 after working for 17 years in Community Engagement. The Project Manager role is to oversee the running and development of the charity and all of its projects. She has been developing partnership working as well as seeking funding opportunities to support new and existing projects. Tanya has also been developing many fundraising activities such as quiz nights and makers markets where all proceeds directly support the work of the Trust.
When not in work Tanya enjoys walks with her dogs, holidays, concerts and attending the theatre.
Mary Carr (Older Persons Development Worker, Volunteer coordinator): Mary joined the trust in April 2016 with a remit of developing activities and initiatives for our local older community. Mary has a background of working in the voluntary sector since 2005 working with young people, adults with additional support needs and older adults.
When not in work she enjoys walking her dog, baking, sewing, ceramics, painting and is currently studying for a MA Art Psychotherapy Practice in Sheffield.
Veronica Kelly (Sessional Support Worker): Veronica runs our young adults group The Jolly Soap Opera Mob alongside Sue Mckevitt and Sarah Eddy. Veronica also freelances for other companies working both with children who have addition needs and also in community and main stream theatre as her background is in the creative arts. She has a degree in drama and Loves to work with our young adults on both performance and art projects encouraging them to find their own creativity.
Susan McKevitt (Sessional Support Worker): Sue has worked for The Orrell Trust since 2016. In her role as sessional support worker she develops and delivers projects or our Jolly Soap Opera Mob Group along with Ronnie. Sue supports budding chefs in the kitchen from our Jolly group, teaching them new skills, introducing them to new menus and foods and assisting them to create the weekly snack for the group. Sue loves to sing and was the supporting role as Dorothy in the production of The Wizard of Oz in 2018.
Sarah Eddy (Sessional Support Worker); Sarah join The Orrell Trust in September 2018, she has experience supporting people, when supporting the Jolly Soap group she delivers mini sports sessions such as boxing and keep fit and can always be found in the kitchen supporting members to create nutritious snacks for the group to enjoy.
Trustees & Volunteers
The Orrell Trust is currently managed by a team of 8 Trustees who volunteer their time, skills and knowledge to support the charity. Our current trustees are: