Jean Harper

Youth and Community Support Worker – Charltons and Ilminster
Originally from London, Jean has been settled in Yeovil for the past three years. She has enjoyed a varied career in care work. As a qualified youth and community worker she has worked within the local authorities of Barnet, Brent and Harrow, developing work with special needs and mixed ability groups. As well as being committed to national and international voluntary sector development and aid work. Jean has also been a foster carer.

Jean really hopes to bring fresh energy to the team and to get to know youth workers, volunteers and young people alike. Jean enjoy reading, arts & crafts, cooking and playing most sports.

Greatest achievements – a (heavily edited) chapter in a published youth work book and representing England in an international conference of youth workers.
Favourite food – Chocolate
Favourite place – the Caribbean