Martina has previously supported young people who had been excluded from mainstream school and has also supported adults with learning disabilities. Martina joined Youth Genesis in 2015 and volunteered as an assistant youth support worker and a session leader. Martina briefly left Youth Genesis at the end of 2017 and re-joined us in September 2018 as the Youth Innovation and Operations Manager. Martina’s role involves developing projects as well as line managing provisions in Cranbrook, Torbay and East Devon, working with and supporting volunteers to provide a sustainable youth service to young people living in their community. Martina is passionate about making a difference to young people’s lives, through informal learning.