Jeremy Nurse - Managing Trustee
Jeremy has a lifetime of farming and a record of assisting youth as a background to his work with the 180 Degrees Trust. His role involves him with all facets of 180 life be it fundraising, attending camps, overseeing the 180 School or hatching new projects.
HAYDEN DEVINE - Operations Manager
Hayden has a BA Honours in Outdoor Adventure Education from Marjon University Plymouth U.K. Hayden has a lot of experience working with vulnerable and at risk young people in an adventure based setting, most recently as a Development Instructor for the Prince’s Trust. Hayden values all outdoor environments and the incredible opportunity for personal growth and holistic learning they lend as a classroom.
Charlotte Wilson - Teacher
Charlotte Wilson completed her Bachelor of Teaching and Learning at the University Canterbury in 2012 and has since been mostly working in Primary school settings with senior students. She has a passion for sport and outdoor education with previous sports leadership experience. Charlotte enjoys teaching outside the traditional classroom walls and sees great values in getting kids outdoors.
Pauline Bourdin – tutor
Pauline completed her Bachelor of Sport and Leisure in 2014 and is currently studying for a Masters in Transcultural European Outdoor Studies. She has a love for travelling and meeting new people. Her outgoing personality, excellent interpersonal skills and passion for the outdoors make her an asset to the 180 schooling team
Massey Williams - Tutor
Kia ora, my name is Massey Williams and I’m really excited to be here working at 180. I have had over 15 years working with youth through Church programmes, teacher aiding at Linwood College, tutoring at YMCA Alternative Education and coaching at Christ’s College. With my experience in sport, design, music, outdoor education and the love of helping youth achieve their goals I look forward to working with the awesome team here and making positive changes.
Bridget has always had a passion and drive to work alongside the youth extending from her work and involvement with her rugby league and rugby union communities on the east side of Christchurch. She has a love for the outdoors, sport and creative arts and music. With an extensive background in the recruitment industry she has a unique knack for communicating with people – the easy going and difficult alike and fits in well with the team and youth at 180 Degrees!
Dylan has a history of working with youth through church programmes and camps. As well as seven years’ experience with numerous volunteer fire brigades around the Canterbury region. His other previous work background includes both farming and trades, as a qualified electrician.
Dylan has always had a desire to work with youth in an adventure based setting, and with the opportunities here at 180 Degrees is able to do just that. Dylan is very excited to have the opportunity to share his passion for the outdoors with the young people at 180 and use that to invoke positive changes in their lives.
Lucy Nurse - Funding & Resources
Lucy has a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Canterbury University and practiced in Property and Commercial law prior to then working in Corporate Sales for a legal publishing company. She is now enjoying combining all of her skills to organise funding and compliance for 180 Degrees.
Finbarr Doherty - IT Support
Finbarr completed his degree in Information and Communication Technology at Ara Institute in 2017 and is currently in the process of getting some real world experience in the industry. Despite his sedentary profession he enjoys the outdoors and relishes the opportunities provided by 180 team.
JEREMY BLACK – VOLUNTEER EXTRAORDINAIRE
Jeremy has been a tower of strength in many facets of the 180 Degrees scene. His day job is as a cameraman for Racing New Zealand which includes operating a drone to capture the excitement at “the races”. His other interests include developing his adventure videography business, daredevil skiing, music and helping 180 with the filming of trips and other adventures. He also advises on IT matters.
Kelly O’Hagan - Youth Mentor
We bid farewell to Kelly who returns to Australia to finish her Masters in Social Work. Kelly has been a great success here at 180 and we have enjoyed her company and especially her hardiness in the outdoors where she has been a reliable stalwart. We wish her all the best.