Core Staff and Volunteers
Please feel free to look through the photos of our current staff and volunteers – as long as you don’t laugh too much!
Pam Jones, Development Manager – Pam has been involved with Forest Pulse for nearly 30 years. Pam has a huge dedication to charity and is always looking at ways to improve and expand the charity in so many ways.She is also responsible for developing new initiatives so if there is anything you want to see the charity provide please let her know. When not in the office Pam can often be found at activities bobbing around and singing out of tune. She is constantly on the go but can always be tempted for a chat and a coffee.
Kim Jones, Charity Manager - Kim has been involved with the charity for many years and first started volunteering over 15 years ago and became Activity Manager in 2008 but is now our Charity Manager and has been in her current role since 2017. Kim is the main point of contact for parents who want advice and support and for professionals wanting to use the services provided by the charity. Kim can be found in the office 2 days a week and at some of our activities. She and is best known for her ditzy comments and bad jokes, but her dance moves are always quite unique as well!
Amy Millin, Activity Manager - Amy has been involved with charity for a few years and started volunteering almost 9 years ago and has been in her current role since 2017. Amy organises all our activities, and is responsible for staff and volunteers so if you would like to access any activities or would like to volunteer please contact her. Amy is based in the office during the week, but can then be found at most activities. Amy is always full of beans and ready to go!
Jean Wilkinson, Office Administrator – Jean has been with the Charity for a few years and can be found in the office making sure everything runs smoothly and keeping Pam, Kim and Amy in check. She often comes along to activities to take the registers and get to know everyone.
Di Aston, Administration Clerk - Di came to the charity almost a year ago and can be found in the office supporting everyone to make sure things tick along nicely!
Sian Coopey - Activity Leader - Sian was a volunteer with Forest Pulse about 15 years ago but came back in 2013 - we must be that wonderful she couldn't stay away! Sian can be found at most activities with a huge smile and a fab sense of humor.
Carly Worgan, Activity Leader – Carly first started with Forest Pulse as a volunteer in 2006, and became involved in all aspects of the charity. During the day Carly works at a local special school, and has lots of skills and experience. Carly is a fun and energetic member of our team and can always be bribed with a bar of chocolate or some sour sweets!
Sammy, Grace, Luca, Kelly - Bob and Gemma, Activity Workers – Sammy, Grace, Luca, Kelly - Bob and Gemma have all been involved with Forest Pulse for at least five years each. Between them they help out at weekly and weekend activities as well as during the Summer. They are all known for their dedication to the charity, and smiley faces.
Sasha, Alex and Izzy - Activity Workers These three girls are new to the charity and can be found at weekly, weekend and school holiday activities. They are always on the go and full of energy.
Pippa, Molly, Bex, Lizzy, Emilie, Tracy, Ben, Mary and Chloe - Activity Workers. All these lovely people are now part of the team and between them can be found at most activities; Forest Friends, Whirlikidz, Dance, Music and Weekend and holiday activities.
Jane and Mark - Activity Tutors – Jane Butler is our music tutor for a specialist music group and Mark Bick is our music tutor for our creative music group. Both have been involved with Forest Pulse for many years and we are so grateful for all of their support.
Rachele, Emily, Sophie, Issy, Wendy, Charlie, Millie and Alexi -Volunteers – These wonderful young people all volunteer on a weekly basis at various activities including, after school and weekend clubs and youth club.
Luke and Jack, Assistant Volunteers – This inspirational duo first became involved with Forest Pulse many years ago when they came along as members themselves. They now help out on a weekly basis at Weekend and holiday activities and are a huge help especially as they know the charity so well and can share their experiences.
Graham and James, Volunteer Drivers – This troublesome twosome volunteer to drive the mini-buses at our weekly youth club and ensure that lots of young people from the Forest are able to attend and meet up with their friends. Without these fantastic men we know a lot of young people would miss out on one of their only social activities.
We also have lots of other volunteers not mentioned here who help out on a less regular basis but who are just as valued and essential to the provision of our services.