Maxine Kelly joined Le Chéile in March 2016, as the National Volunteer Development Officer. Her responsibilities include developing the national volunteer recruitment strategy and promoting the development of the volunteer team within Le Chéile.
Following her degree in Youth and Community Work from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1990, Maxine worked in the charity and not for profit youth work and education sector in England before coming to Ireland in 2005. Since then she has worked as a freelance training and development consultant for both adults and young people in a variety of settings with a particular interest in reflective practice and personal and professional development. In line with this interest, Maxine completed a M.A. in Cross Professional Supervisory Practice from Dublin City University in 2012.