Our Staff

Project Manager
Glenda Dewar

I have worked for Stranraer YMCA for 2 and a half years now and have enjoyed every minute. I have recently taken on the role as project manager after spending 10 years working for D&G Concil as a community sports coach and part time with YMCA. I felt I could develop Stranraer YMCA with my experience and back ground within our local community. I find working with children very rewarding and enjoyable. I am married with 3 kids of my own. Most of my free time is taken up by volunteer coaching and being a taxi cab for my kids.

Email Glenda at projectmanager@ymca-stranraer.org.uk 


Play Ranger/Administrator /Youth Worker
Rachael Mcburnie


Hello! My name is Rachael and I am 29 years old. I started as a volunteer with Y-Play in April 2010 and I loved every minute of it. I especially enjoy meeting and getting to know all the children and having a whole lot of fun. I think it is a great project for kids in Stranraer and the surrounding villages and is proving to be very successful. I am now lucky enough to be a member of the staff team as I was employed as a playworker in May 2011.

Email Rachael at admin@ymca-stranraer.org.uk

Play Ranger.
Adam Dalli.

Hey, my name is Adam i am 26 years old. I started working at Stranraer YMCA in March 2015. I enjoy working with children and working for the YMCA is a really rewarding job.

Play Ranger
Carla Rogers

Hey, my name is Carla. I am 31 years old, I am originally from Stranraer but have lived in New Zealand for the past 8 years. I returned last year and started at Stranraer YMCA in October. I'm a qualified Social Worker and I love working with kids and facilitating their development through play.

Play Ranger.
Lauren Wither.

Hey, my name is Lauren. I am 19 years old, I started volunteering at the YMCA in 2016 i really enjoyed helping out and was delighted to get offered a part time position as a play ranger. I really like working with the kids.

Play Ranger.
Jordan Rennie.

Hello, my name is Jordan and I am 17 years old. I have been with the YMCA now for 8 months . Im really enjoying it because i have previous experience working with kids at the Glenluce primary school. This is my first ever job and i feel more confident coming into this line of work. I like playing football and keeping active so this goes hand in hand working with children and youths.

Play Ranger.
Caitlan Anderson.
Hi my name is Caitlan. I am 19 years,I started working for the YMCA on the 26th June 2017. I was really happy to be appointed as part of the team as prior to this I had been volunteering for 5 months. During this time I had so much fun and being passionate about sport and play has helped me settled into this job.

Our Board

Karen Wither

Vice Chair
Jackie Rae

Fiona Kyle

Renee Smith

Annual Report / Accounts

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