Staff & Volunteers
There are five staff in the FRC, a full-time Project Manager Anita Carroll Sheridan, a half-time administrator Karen Kenny. Lisa Molloy is our half time Community and Family Support Worker. Bernie Mitchel is our full-time resource worker and John Cousins is part-time caretaker.
The FRC is heavily reliant on volunteers without our volunteers we would not be in a position to deliver our counselling service and some of our support services.
Volunteer counsellors working in the Centre are: Anne Colgan – Counselling Psychotherapist, accredited supervisor MIACP; MIAHIP; MECP. Anne’s role is to support the counsellors and work with the counselling sub-group to ensure the Centre continues to develop counselling services, in line with best practice.
Counsellors working in the Centre are Caroline Phelan, Deirdre Stanley Merren, Catherine
Richie Dunne was one of our first volunteers to work in the Centre. Richie started way back in September 2010 and continues to support staff in our weekly drop-in facility.Richie is a local man and he enjoys welcoming people to the Centre making them a cuppa and of course keeping us all up to date the latest news.
Gorey Family Resource Centre current voluntary board members include: Nigel Tate, Chairperson, Trish O’Connor, vice-chairperson, Beatrice Kinsella, Treasurer,Denise O’Connor, Secretary, Collette Fassnidge, Jennifer Power, Nuala Carton, and Sunniva Collier.
All members of the board are local volunteers, who give their time to support the delivery of the work in the Centre. They represent the general public with a broad range of backgrounds, experiences, expertise and knowledge of local and national issues. The VBOM meet on a monthly basis and have overall responsibility for meeting contractual obligations to funders.