Meet The Team

West Tamar Council's Youth Services Team

West Tamar Council employs a full-time Youth Development Officer, Casual Youth Assistant and Part Time Beaconsfield Youth Worker who work along side young people on various issues, projects, holiday programs, youth centres and youth committees. For info about the amazing West Tamar Youth Advisory Council (YAC West Tamar), head over to their page.

Kirsten Howard
Youth Development Officer

Best parts of the job Leading the youth services team, coordinating YAC and achieving the Youth Strategy goals.

Passion Empowering young people to become passionate community members and be change-makers.

Unique talent Bringing years of knowledge from volunteering, to be able to assist with camping, knot-tying, outdoors-y activities and bring a passion to Council's Youth Services Team.

Kim Reynolds
Youth Worker (Beaconsfield)

Best part of the job Getting to work with young people, helping them achieve their goals, and working with an amazing team.

Passion Sharing my creative knowledge with young people and developing art-based projects for youth.

Unique talent The ability to write comedic songs and jingles on the spot!

Cooper Mckercher

Youth Assistant

Best part of the job Working with young people and helping them develop their skills.

Passion To help young people feel welcome and included in their community.

Unique talent Connecting with young people because I am the youngest member of the Youth Service's Team.

The team would like to recognise the important volunteers in the West Tamar that make it a better place all residents, but particularly for the young people that we work with.