Youth Development Worker

Jo Baynham is the Youth Development Worker for the seven Area Meetings in Quaker in Yorkshire.  He started work in January 2022, succeeding Lee Lester.

  • His role is to support Local and Area Meeting within Yorkshire as they engage in youth work through;
    • The facilitation of groups and events for Young Quakers and those involved in Quaker youth work
    • Support, training and encouragement of volunteers involved in Quakerly youth work
    • Support, advice and sign-posting for local and national Quaker holidays, events and conferences as they apply to young people
    • Support for individual Young Quakers acting under a concern
    • Youth work advocacy to and for the Quakers in Yorkshire

Jo holds a BA in theology, and MA in Youth Ministry and attends Rawdon Quaker meeting, when not on the road.

Requests for support, advice, events and training (as they apply to youth work) are actively encouraged.

Jo Baynham – Youth Development Worker
Quakers in Britain, Yorkshire Centre
188 Woodhouse Lane


Join the Yorkshire Youth Work Email List

Regular Support Lunches and Zoom meetings

Regular Support for anyone in Yorkshire involved in Youthwork is available at any time, however the last Thursday of the month hosts a regular meet up at lunchtime in Leeds, in BYM centre within Carlton Hill Meeting House (and sometimes further afield), email Jo to register your interest followed buy a support zoom in the evening for questions, queries, fellowship, friendship, support and advice. The session ends with 15 minutes of worship, starting at 2015.  

Join the Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 811 7032 9641
Passcode: 198492