Meet the Team

Here are all the friendly faces that make up your Caxton Youth team.

We understand the issues faced by many young disabled people.
That’s why our team are dedicated to providing you with the best experiences, that help you achieve a brighter future.

Our Full Time Youth Team

Rachel Akehurst

Rachel Akehurst

CEO & Youth Worker

Rachel is the CEO, and a professional Youth and Community Worker.

Rachel joined Caxton Youth Organisation as a Youth Worker in 2010, and worked with the charity’s Manager of over twenty years to deliver specialist Youth Work provision, at both Caxton Youth Club and Midge Island. In 2013 Rachel became Chief Executive, when her predecessor Janet Beech MBE retired.

Floyd Hall

Floyd Hall

Senior Youth Worker

Floyd is the Senior Youth Worker at Caxton Youth Organisation. A qualified Youth Worker, his specialist areas are substance misuse education, and child protection. 

Floyd leads Caxton’s Health and Personal Care Programme, which supports young people to be healthy and to be able to make informed choices about their health. 

 

Eliane Edmond

Eliane Edmond

Youth Worker

 

Eliane is a qualified Youth Worker. Her specialist areas are Employability and developing Independence Skills. Eliane works on the Employability Programme, as well as supporting in other areas and overseeing Caxton’s social media, ensuring that it is as youth-led as possible. This helps to develop young people’s skills and learning. 

Amy Rennie

Amy Rennie

Head of Programmes

 

Amy is Caxton’s Head of Programmes. She is running the Emotional and Social Wellbeing programme with City Bridge trust equipping people with the tools to improve their wellbeing.

Our Part Time Support

Jessie Frost

Jessie Frost

Finance and Facilities Officer

Jessie joined the Organisation in July 2018. Her role includes includes office work, supporting staff members with their work and anything else that needs doing to help the running of the Organisation.
Jill Bryson

Jill Bryson

Art Workshops

Jill is the Art and music workshop coordinator for Caxton Youth Organisation. For the last 12 years, she has been running weekly art and music workshops for the young people to help explore their artistic and musical skills. 

Jill has led Caxton to stage art exhibitions and shows of members work in venues including the Chelsea School of Art, Westminster City Hall and the Lord Mayors Parlour. Jill is a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art and is a successful practicing artist and musician. 

 

Alex Hiscock

Alex Hiscock

Youth Worker

Alex attended Caxton for over 4 years as a youth member; enjoying the chance to help younger members. She joined the staff team in September 2020 and is helping to lead a project called “Getting back on track.” In her spare time she enjoys sport, fitness and walking, sometimes walking and hiking over a hundred miles a week. She hopes to inspire and encourage young people to meet their fitness goals and become healthier.
 Trustees

Tim Chatwin – Co-Chair

Bethany Kinsella – Co-Chair

Lucy Rowley – Treasurer

Ann Caro

Nicola Carlile

 

 

Marc Myers

Rys Farthing

Donna Shannon

Peter Lewis

Hend Rahman

Delphina Johnson

Specialist Staff

Our Volunteers