From director to keyworker to trustee to volunteer, our team is made up of an agile group of like minded people brought together by a shared goal.

Neil Ramsay Youth Practitioner
Antonia May Cross Communications and Campaigns Coordinator
Antonia May Cross Communications and Campaigns Coordinator

My role involves figuring out ways to get the public engaged and invested in our projects, so that all our great work is supported. Whether that’s inspiring people to fundraise for us, creating an important connection with a business or getting people to like us on social media.

Kathryn Manners Project Coordinator
Kathryn Manners Project Coordinator

My role at Caring in Bristol covers a variety of different projects. I assist in the day to day management of the 365 Shelter which involves anything from recruiting and training new volunteers, to doing the laundry! I am also assisting in the development of the Bristol Homeless Connect website and Caring at Breakfast project.

Ben Richardson Charity Director
Ben Richardson Charity Director

I have overall responsibility for the strategic and operational management of the charity. I enjoy bolstering our relationships with businesses and other partners to help ensure our work has a meaningful impact for those in need in our city. You'll usually find me accompanied by my dog, Lena.

Kat Caldwell Finance and Change Lead
Kat Caldwell Finance and Change Lead

As the Finance and Change Lead my role is hugely varied. I deal with the day-to-day finances and provide financial support to the rest of the team. I also act as a floating support for managing and delivering projects, adding capacity where needed. And I’ll be involved in developing our reporting and evaluation tools.

Max Gregor Host Coordinator
Max Gregor Host Coordinator

I work with young people that are experiencing homelessness. My role is split between finding them safe emergency accommodation either through our volunteer host or referring them to local night shelters like the 365. Theo other half of my job is supporting young people in finding safe and secure long-term accommodation and advocating on their behalf in these matters.

Lisa Spice Assistant Director
Lisa Spice Assistant Director

My principal role is to oversee the operational elements of the charity and work alongside the Project Leads on a day to day basis to help ensure that we deliver quality services. I also support our Director Ben around our more strategic aims, working to improve our governance and promote the charity city-wide.

Shanta Foley Room 45 Project Worker
Shanta Foley Room 45 Project Worker

I work with 16 -19 year olds who are experiencing family breakdown. My role involves placing young people into a family home with Host volunteers who have previous experience and training. I am responsible for the day to day running of the project and work alongside partnership agencies to ensure young people are at the forefront of any decision making. I support the young people and the Hosts during the transition to ensure a safe, clear and consistent approach is met.

Isabel Wood 365 Shelter Project Assistant
Isabel Wood 365 Shelter Project Assistant

I help manage the 365 night shelter, carrying out all the daily tasks involved to ensure the amazing volunteers have everything they need to open the doors every night of the year.

Jo Morrell Consultant for Youth Projects
Jo Morrell Consultant for Youth Projects

I'm proud to be working for Caring in Bristol to support and develop our youth projects. I want to ensure that relationship, kindness and trust are at the heart of all of our work with young people.

Holly Bigwood Youth Practitioner
Holly Bigwood Youth Practitioner

I work with young people aged 16 to 25 who are experiencing homelessness and/or multi-disadvantage. Part of my role involves arranging temporary placements for young people in the homes of our volunteer hosts whilst also helping them to secure longer-term accommodation. I also work on a 1:1 basis with young people offering them emotional and practical support and advocacy. I work in a relational way which means that young people are at the fore front of everything I do.

Josh Rees Grants and Development Coordinator
Josh Rees Grants and Development Coordinator

I am mainly responsible for grants fundraising and exploring new opportunities for the charity to generate revenue. I also provide day-to-day operational support to the 365 Shelter, liaising with volunteers to ensure our guests have a comfortable stay. The role is very varied and so there is never a dull day!

Jamie Smith Caring at Christmas Coordinator
Jamie Smith Caring at Christmas Coordinator

I am responsible for the organisation and coordination of the Caring at Christmas project. This involves recruiting and coordinating volunteers, managing relationships with partners, and arranging the logistics of the project. There’s a lot to the project so there are never two days the same!

Edd Smith Head of Development
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