Joel Carter

Director of Programmes and Participation

Joel is a qualified Youth Worker and has worked with young people for over twelve years in youth clubs, schools, Pupil Referral Units and anywhere else they choose to gather. Since joining us in 2011, Joel has developed the participatory involvement of young people accessing services at Just for Kids Law in the running of the organisation. He has helped young people establish successful standalone projects including the Let Us Learn campaign and also delivered a participatory research project into the impact of the Legal Aid changes on children for the Office of the Children’s Commissioner. Joel now oversees our Youth Advocacy, Advocacy Year, Youth Opportunities and Let Us Learn projects.