DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Graham has been involved with The Door since the very beginning and can even claim to have hosted one of the founding meetings back in 1991 (at his home). He has had a number of roles in the charity including treasurer as part of the trustees. His current role as director of operations covers all the vital HR and Finance of running The Door.
Outside of his work at The Door Graham is treasurer at Stroud District Foodbank, a trustee of Stroud Christian Fellowship and occasional music director at the Cotswold Playhouse.
DIRECTOR OF SERVICE DELIVERY
Victoria joined The Door team as Family Support Team Leader in 2011 and since then has followed her passion for supporting young people and families to become Director of Service Delivery. In this role she oversees everything from youth clubs and youth mentoring to parent support and family work. She is excited to bring her own style of leadership to every part of our delivery focusing the team on being servant hearted and supporting people to the very best of our ability.
As well as working at The Door Victoria is a Reader in The Church of England and in her spare time enjoys running, and walking her two dogs - Bedford and Berry.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Barrie started at The Door as Deputy Project Coordinator in 2009 and since then has worked in all areas of the charity from ‘front line’ youthwork to overseeing the old Hope Training department and before a restructuring in 2016 held the role of CEO.
Barrie knows The Door inside out and in his current role of Business Development Director travels the district sharing the work of The Door with local organisations and groups as well as building The Door’s corporate funding portfolio.
Away from The Door, Barrie is a director of PSALMS, Chair of Trustees for Street Pastors Stroud and Youth and Development Leader at Stroud Christian Fellowship.
YOUTH MENTORING TEAM LEADER
After a long career in the banking sector Alistair looked for a change of scene and joined The Door team as a horticulture tutor in 2014. Following the closure of The Door’s training department in 2015 and a short stint as Assistant Manager in The Door Shop Alistair began his current role as Youth Mentoring Team Leader in 2016. In this role he oversees a team of over 50 volunteer mentors as they support young people to tackle issues from bullying and bereavement to anxiety and depression.
Away from The Door Alistair can be found treading the boards at The Cotswold Playhouse, tending his garden or enjoying a ‘proper breakfast’.
FAMILY SUPPORT TEAM LEADER
Shona first joined The Door as a volunteer youth mentor, supporting young people one to one on a weekly basis. Following the expansion of The Door’s Family Support Service in 2018 Shona joined the team part time as Family Support Team Leader. In this role Shona looks after The Door’s team of volunteer support workers as well as supporting parents 1:1 and hosting our Parent Connections support group.
When she isn’t at The Door Shona is Mum to two grown-ups (how did that happen) and finds joy by cycling, reading and being creative and crafty. She is always up for learning new things and wholeheartedly believes, in a world where you can be anything, be kind.
FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER
Before she came to the door Sandra was an English and drama teacher in a secondary school, she left to train as a councillor so joined The Door as a volunteer support worker in 2013. Following the expansion of The Door’s family support services Sandra became The Door’s Family Support Worker in 2015. As an accredited Triple P Positive Parenting Programme Facilitator Sandra runs The Door’s parenting for teens courses as well as meeting with parents 1:1 and supporting whole families with Family Face Time.
When she isn’t supporting families at The Door Sandra likes to travel places like India, America and New Zealand. She also loves to walk her dogs, relax to some music or watch films.