Meet the Team
at the Bridge Mentoring Plus Scheme
SERVING THE COMMUNITY OF BRIDGEND SINCE 2002
Angela started The Bridge in 2002 after volunteering for many years in Parc Prison Her vision was to support the vulnerable people in the community. Angela has now semi retired but is continuing to train all new volunteer mentors as well as completing voluntary funding application.
Sarah is the new Principal Officer for the Bridge following the semi retirement of Angela and is bringing about much needed change to the organisation.
Laura started as a volunteer many years ago and became a long standing member of staff. Laura runs theZone and various projects out of theZone.
Ed started as our Finance Officer in November 2020. Ed manages everything to do with finance for the organisation.
Helen is one of our volunteers in our youth clubs in TheZone and is responsible for our fantastic Window displays.
Manuela is one of our trustees She became a trustee after retiring from the NHS where she had worked for over 40 years. Manuela has brought a wealth of experience to the organisation.
Sarah is one of our Zone Support Workers and has come on board with a good working knowledge of grants and is supporting us to improve our services with partnership working with other agencies.
Gemma is one of our Zone Support Workers and has a real passion for supporting people to make positive changes and is currently helping us revamp our groups that we run in the Zone
Joshua is one of our Zone Suport Workers and is currently on a Kickstart placement with us. He is helping to streamline the Zone on a daily basis, supporting the staff with admin and IT duties.
Daniel was previously mentored by us and enjoyed the experience so much he wanted to give back and now volunteers for us in theZone
Jasmine is also on a Kickstart placement as a Junior Office Admin Worker and is based in the Bridge offices providing much needed admin support to the Principal Officer and Finance Manager
Joel has been a volunteer for several years and enjoys the cookery classes, serving customers and socialising. His confidence has grown greatly since he jointed the organisation.
This is Kristian - he volunteers with us on Tuesdays and brings much fun and laughter into everyone's day.
Helen helps us with our website and social media. Helen has recently retired from for The Welsh Blood Service and volunteers with us in her spare time.