Staff & Volunteers

The Open Door is a charity community cafe, As such, we are mostly staffed by volunteers. A number of our volunteers have been with us for over 4 years and love the atmosphere working in our friendly and vibrant cafe.

Holly Nixon is Facilities, Operations and Marketing Manager for St Michaels Church and The Open Door. Ensuring there are lots of events and workshops to entice everyone into the cafe!. If you would like to see something particular run, please do get in touch (

Kieran Mara is the Missioner of the Cafe and will greet and serve you daily!

Welcome Luke Thomas as part of our team as Catering Lead.  He is set to whip up some tasty treats for you all!

Supporting Kieran, we have a team of volunteers including Sheelagh, Julie, Daisy, Sally,  Deni, Ann and more!

We are always seeking volunteers to help, so please do get in touch if you can spare an hour or two each week.

We also have a number of other volunteers who help with accounts, recycling and even laundering tea towels! (Every little helps!).