Acting Service Manager and
Community Links Officer
Ruth's role is to lead OCAY's community outreach. This means making contact with as many potential clients as possible and ensuring that organisations which have contact with potential clients know about the work of OCAY.
She previously worked for York Wheels and is experienced in working with older people. She really enjoys meeting the public and organising fund raising events .
Dan's role is to undertake both general and specialised advocacy with clients, including many of the initial contact meetings. Dan joined OCAY in 2016. His background is in Mental Heath and General Advocacy and he has worked for York Mind for the last 10 years.
He has just taken up running and recently completed the 10K race in York.
Admin and Outreach Assistant
Jonah has a Masters in Medical Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh where he produced a dissertation about the lives and stories of senior men in the city. Now he lives in York where, as an administrator, his role is to support and facilitate the work of OCAY. His other part-time role in OCAY is to support Ruth with OCAY's outreach work.