Who we are

We are an enthusiastic team of Christian youth workers based in the local area of Tavistock

We employ a full-time, fully qualified Director of Youth Work who manages a team of trainee youth workers and a team of volunteers. Our trainee youth workers are foundation and degree level students, including some students from South West Youth Ministries (SWYM).

Meet the team

Trudi Massey

Director of Youth Work

Born and bred in Tavistock, I have over 15 years of experience in youth and children’s work and joined Catalyst in 2014. I am a wife to Nick, and mother of four children. I enjoy teaching dance in my spare time!

Jack Hodge

Student Youth Worker

I joined Catalyst in September 2017 and I have lived in Bere Alston all my life. This is my first experience of youth work and I’m really enjoying it. I am studying a theology degree with Moorlands College. I am keen on sports – particularly basketball.

Lily Doyle

Student Youth Worker

I joined Catalyst as a trainee Youth Worker In December 2020 and I look forward to spending the next year working with Catalyst. Ive grown up in Wadebridge Cornwall. I am excited for the new challenge and can’t wait to see what God does whilst I am with you. In my free time I love playing netball, going in the sea and walking my puppy

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