Who We Are

Jordan MartinManager

Jordan was previously working as an Employment Counsellor with the Nelson Youth Employment Centre in 2017. She has a Human Resources Advance Diploma from Toronto, and is currently finishing up her degree with Athabasca University. Jordan has lived in the Nelson area for three years now and is excited to offer programs and services that will benefit all youth in Nelson.

Alora Parks, Youth Program Outreach Worker

Alora was born in Fredericton NB and moved to Wellington New Zealand shortly after she was born.   After traveling around Canada, her family decided to settle in Nelson BC, and she couldn’t be happier to call this home. Alora has worked with youth and families in the Kootenays for 7 years as Program Coordinator for after school youth programs, volunteering with the SVYCC and other events like destination imagination.  Alora has worked as a Youth Support worker at NDYC, planning spring and summer camps. She enjoys planning various activities and events as well as working with youth and plans on taking a relevant career path in the near future.

Cory Strom, Youth Support Worker/Skate Board Instructor

Cory is dedicated and passionate about skateboarding. He's been at it for over 19 years! He has spent the last few years coaching with various schools in the Kootenays. Need some pointers or someone to play a game of S.K.A.T.E. with? Just ask him!

Eilidh Nesbit Youth Support Worker

Ashton Coleman Youth Support Worker

Tina Rubak Youth Support Worker

Laurel Boswell Youth Support Worker

Savannah Leishman Youth Support Worker

Sophie Harris Camp Counsellor

Helena Keating Camp Counsellor