Starpic Project is a not-for-profit company, run by a dedicated team of workers and volunteers.  The project workers are paid for the contact time, but most go above and beyond and donate additional hours every week to ensure our activities are a success for the young people.

We are thankful for our dedicated volunteers that enable our project to run smoothly, without them our activities would not be as easily flowing.  They provide a great asset to the project and complete jobs such as organising, arranging social events like the Christmas party and activity weeks, supermarket bag packing and other fundraising activities.

We welcome any help you can give to volunteer and contribute to the success of the project.     

To enquire please click HERE


The project is managed by a Board who are responsible for the development, management and overall running of the project.  The board meet on a regular basis and the positions are filled by election of members and young peoples’ parents at Annual General Meeting.  The founder automatically takes a position on the Board.

The Board is supported by the other non-elected volunteers who assist with the day to day running and fundraising of the project.


Chris Cooney



Ashley Davanna

(Elected Director)


Simon Oliphant

(Elected Director)


Phoenix Martin

(Elected Member)

Other Volunteer Positions (General Committee)

Safeguarding Officer(s)

Chris Cooney

Gabrielle Farrington

Training Coordinator

Gabrielle Farrington

Role of Safeguarding Officer(s)

  • Ensure all persons working with children, young people, and vulnerable adults at the project are fully aware of what is required of them within the guidelines of Starpic Project child protection policy and procedures.
  • Oversee the administration for the safe recruitment all project workers, volunteers in regards to PVG applications (using Starpic Project appointed agency).
  • Be the first point of contact for workers, volunteers, parents, and young people on any issues concerning safeguarding and the wellbeing of project users.