OUR STAFF TEAM
Carla Gallon - Manager. Carla works part time at the Club, during term time and holidays. Carla has an HNC in Childcare and Education, an SVQ IV in Children's Care Learning and Development and is currently working towards her BA (Hons) Childhood Practice on a part time basis through UHI. Carla also works at the Local Authority Nursery in Dornoch.
Lauren MacKay - Playworker. Lauren joined us at the beginning of 2016. She works term time and during holidays at Puddle Jumpers. Lauren has completed an HNC Early Education and Childcare. She also works part time in Golspie Early Learning Centre. She enjoys working with children and finds it very rewarding. She has worked in many different settings and has enjoyed every minute of it.
Martin MacKenzie - Playworker. Martin works Mondays, Wednesdays and every alternate Friday during term time, and various shifts throughout the Puddle Jumpers holiday programme. Martin joined the team at the beginning of 2016. He is currently working towards gaining his SVQ III in Children's Care Learning and Development. Martin has been working with children in both educational and out-of-school care for about two and a half years now, and he loves seeeing what interests them, and how they see the world. His favourite part of working at Allsorts is the fact that he gets to have fun while he works.
Jade Buchanan - Playworker. Jade works Monday to Friday term time, and various shifts throughout the Puddle Jumpers holiday programme. Jade joined the team at the beginning of 2016. She is currently completing an apprenticeship to gain her SVQ III in Children's Care Learning and Development.
Jenny Neesham - Imagineer. Jenny has been with the team since 2011, initially employed as a playworker, now drawing on her experience in community arts by creating and delivering arts and culture based programmes for our Puddle Jumpers holiday club. Amongst many other things, Jenny has enthused a young generation of LARPers with an annual QUEST. Known to make unusual resource requests...
Corena Mitchell - Relief Holiday Playworker. Corena has been with us over the last three years working at Puddle Jumpers during Easter, Summer and October holidays. Corena is also a registered childminder and loves working with children. She is hardworking, and enjoys sports; she is a martial arts instructor, 3rd Dan black belt in Kempo, and runs her own self defence class for children. A very busy woman indeed! :)
Alannaha Currie - Relief Playworker. Alannaha joined the team at the beginning of 2016 and has worked during term time and throughout the holidays at Puddle Jumpers. She also works during term time on a relief basis, and helps with organisation of fundraising events.