Wendy Voss

Passionate about equal opportunity for all children through guidance, mentoring and love, Wendy has dedicated her career and life to the elevation of children and the restoration of social imbalance.

A career educator of more than 21 years, Wendy taught in London before joining the staff at St. Joseph’s Convent (San Fernando and St. Joseph) instructing on such subjects as Biology, Science, Environmental Issues, Physical Education, Dance and managing the School’s swim team.

Upon retiring from the full time teaching she trained as a tutor for the Adult Literacy Tutors Association, acted as Coordinator, ALTA and served as a Trainer for new tutors. She spent 12 years teaching adult literacy at the Frederick Street Prison (Trinidad and Tobago) and initiated the literacy programme at Carrera Island Prison, where inmates were trained as tutors.

Wendy was selected to participate in Ministry of National Security’s Workshops aimed at reducing recidivism in the Prisons and equipping inmates with some basic coping skills and competencies.

As a Board Member of Home she joined fellow Board Members on the merger with WAND in 2002, and as a Director of WAND she also served as Treasurer from 2002 to 2012.

Dedicated to the philosophy of giving back and creating opportunity for our youth, Wendy continues to provide education literacy tutelage on a weekly basis to at risk youth.