Lakefield Youth Unlimited Staff

SATELLITE DIRECTOR
Chris Jones

For 20 plus years Chris has been involved in church and community youth groups, drop-in programs, day camps and high school support in small and large communities. Currently, he is the Satellite Director of Youth Unlimited in Lakefield where he lives with his wife and two daughters.

Chris’ heart is to see the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual needs of youth met so that they can attain the full potential that they have been created for. In his spare time he loves to cook, garden and follows many kinds of sports, especially the Toronto Raptors.
OFFICE MANAGER
Katie Bauman
Katie is the Office Manager/Administrative Assistant with Youth Unlimited in Lakefield.

For as long as she can remember, Katie has served children, youth and adults at camps, schools and church. That's why LYU is such a great fit!

Using her administrative skills to support the LYU staff and programs, Katie enjoys knowing that her behind the scenes work has a greater purpose of assisting the youth and families of Lakefield.

With four children having flown the coop, Katie still has lots to fill her days. She helps her husband in his home building business and pursues hobbies, which involve music and art.
AFTER-SCHOOL COORDINATOR
Sarah Jones

Sarah has twenty years of experience running After School Programs in large and small communities. For nine years she volunteered with Youth Unlimited in Lakefield in the ‘Come Cook With Us’ program. She has also been the coordinator for LYU’s Easter hampers for the last nine years. She is currently the coordinator for the Healthy Snack program at St. Paul’s school and sits on the Ridpath school Parent Council as the community rep.

She is now the After-School Coordinator for the Lakefield ‘After School Program’ that meets during the school year. She also coordinates the ‘Awesome Summer Program Day Camp’, functioning in this capacity for the past five years. Sarah’s passion is to see that young children’s needs are met at an early age so that they can be equipped to reach their full potential.
SR. HIGH OUTREACH WORKER
Amanda Jones

Amanda has been involved in a church ministry team, community youth group, SERVE projects, young adult groups, and organizing large-scale community events for almost 3 years now.

As the Sr. High Outreach Worker at Youth Unlimited in Lakefield, Amanda works with the Leaders In Training students, provides high school youth programs, works with a local high school and runs drop-in programs connecting with youth from many walks of life. Her passion is to meet these youth where they’re at, show Christ-like love to them through acceptance and value, and help them achieve their full potential through finding purpose and freedom in Christ.  

Amanda loves the outdoors and is known to roll around in the mud in Ontario mud runs such as Tough Mudder. She also enjoys hiking, sports, art, and adventurous travel.