Elaine Harris

Project Manager for The CYP

Elaine is a JNC Nationally qualified Youth Worker with 27 years’ experience of leading and managing Local Authority and voluntary sector youth work. Elaine completed her JNC Youth Work postgraduate diploma at Manchester Polytechnic in 1989 and took up her first full time position as Youth and Community Worker in the North end of Liverpool. Since then Elaine has held various positions including Senior Youth Worker with North Somerset Youth Service. During the following years Elaine was promoted, eventually to Assistant Locality Leader until the budget cuts in 2012 when Elaine project managed the Weston Super Mare based Big lottery funded Youth Project, ”Grow Your Own Youth Project”. In her spare time Elaine enjoys mountain walking and singing/song writing