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Wayne Palfrey He/Him
Youth Support Worker
Team name: St Mellons - Cardiff East & Post 16
When and how did you get involved with Cardiff Youth Service?
I was a member of St Mellons Youth Centre attended every week with my friends to play football and started to volunteer in 1998 at the age of 18. I started work there in January 1999 doing 1to1 sessional work with a young person with learning difficulties.
Languages I Speak
Languages I Speak: English
Favourite thing about working for Cardiff Youth Services
I love Youth Work and enjoy having the opportunity to share my life experiences and give young people advice and guidance to help them to become the best that they can be.
Best memory working for Cardiff Youth Services
My best memories of working for Cardiff Youth Service have been sharing amazing adventure experiences with young people including camping trips, coasteering, Kayaking and foreign exchanges. on adventure activities and residentials in west wales.
My favourite food is definitely sea food I particularly love Lobster, crab and muscles.
A Digestive - appears quite plain and boring, but is actually the best biscuit in the world.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
I've been enjoying playing Golf for a few years now and like to play as often as I can. I am a big sports fan and love to watch football, golf, Boxing and UFC. and . am sports mad and enjoy watching most sport including football and golf
From my work perspective my two biggest role models are my old boss and Mentor Gill Price and also my dear friend Cyril Payne who I am both very grateful to for guiding me through my younger years. But my biggest Role model is my Dad, He has helped me to become the man I am today.
My first Job was working at Panasonic on a production line when i was about 17.