Charlotte (Char) Bevan – Project Director

Char is  passionate about seeing teen girls know their full worth, value and potential. Her previous experience as a secondary school teacher and local youthworker have given her insights in inspiring and engaging girls in programmes that work. Char leads our team of mentors and course leaders in coordinating and delivering our innovative programmes.

Kerstin Friend – Operations Director

Kerstin has spent a number of years in teaching and youth work. She most recently worked with the Children’s Society managing a CSE project – working with vulnerable teenagers at risk. She is passionate about girls overcoming pressures that hold them back as well as facilitating the church in serving the local community.

Helen Laycock – Project Worker

Our project worker Helen coordinates and delivers our Flourish courses in local schools and is developing fresh ideas for longer term initiatives to support girls. Watch this space for news of workshops, drop-ins and more.  Helen has a masters in psychology and experience in providing wellbeing interventions to young people. She was a volunteer mentor for Flourish for 1 year before joining the staff team. Helen loves all things Disney and has 2 adorable kittens.

Caroline Boyd – Service Administrator

Caroline is providing much needed administration support to keep up with the demands of processing and resourcing referrals to Flourish. Caroline is a processes whiz and has a background in HR. She loves baking, gardening and playing netball in her spare time.

Helen Foster-Hall – Admin Volunteer

Helen is our admin volunteer, giving general admin support and getting all our resources ready for courses and mentoring. She is creative, fun and has a slightly mad red setter dog. Helen works with us 2 afternoons per week.


Our Trustee, Mentor and Course Leader Team

We have an incredible team of 20 dedicated volunteers including our wonderful trustees, mentors and course leaders. Flourish simply could not run without them. They are a gifted bunch from a variety of local churches and include teachers, counsellors and others with mentoring and coaching qualifications. All the team are excellent listeners and instinctively understand how to nurture girls towards realising their fullest potential.