Meet The Team

Meet The Team

All staff and volunteers who work with the children within RYA are PVG checked with Disclosure Scotland.  

Project Coordinator and Child Protection Officer.

Responsible for overseeing and managing all daily operations of the project.

Responsible for all aspects of child protection within organisation.

The Bear Grylls of RYA.  Going Snowboarding, Ski-ing, orienteering, mountaineering, kayaking, white water rafting I’ll get you up that hill.  Want to complete your Duke of Edinburgh, Youth Achievement, Dynamic Youth come see me.

Hello my name is Connor and I’m the Outdoor and Sport worker here at Royston Youth Action. This role consists of several outdoor and sports activities. Such as Skiing, Snowboarding, Cycling, Walking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Football and Basketball. Other activities include our new annual colour run which we hope will continue to grow year on year.

Working with children and young people.

Children clubs are fitness through play, indoor and outdoor activities, teambuilding and workshops on topical subjects. Organize children residential with the local schools 

Young people, working in schools delivering accredited citizenship awards and transition workshops.     

As one of the sessional children’s worker at RYA, it is my job to organise the clubs and activities for all Primary 1 – Primary 7 children. I plan workshops, games, and activities for the clubs and am responsible for making sure all the children benefit from the sessions. I began at RYA as a student placement in 2015 and have been loving it ever since!

Newest member of the Children’s Worker team. 

I also do sessional youth work, this involves regular workshops discussing: social issues they may face and how to help change the world they live in for the better , personal and health based classes, youth forum for helping the community, and overall being there to support the young people, and help with any problems they have in their day to day life.

Sessional Worker extraordinaire

Sessional Worker within the youth team, currently studying Community Education at college.

Keeps a tight hold on the purse strings and manages the accounts for RYA.

Anything vaguely admin related will find its way to her desk.

Toni is our modern apprentice. Huge Harry Potter fan and keeps hiding in her invisibility cloak

Works hard for the bones!!

I am one of the sessional children’s workers for rya .

It is my job to plan sessions for the children’s clubs and I also help run the tot and carers club .

I started as a volunteer at rya 5 years ago and a year ago I became a children’s worker and have been enjoying it ever since.

Sessional Worker – Children’s Team.  Football coach too

Kim is our newest team member, she joins us as our Fundraising Officer.  Although she is new to RYA she is not new to Royston and many of you may already know her from New Rhythms Or Toonspeak.