Management Team

Young Life has a team of four managers working together to support youth workers in East Auckland.

Mike Turinsky


Mike has been with Young Life since 2004. He has a background in International Business and Economics. He is also Team Leader for Edgewater College and a Youth Worker at Botany. He is also an elected member of the Howick Local Board.

Ethan Miller

Team Leader and Youth Worker

Ethan has been at Botany for three years. He has a background in youth work and is now the Team Leader for Botany Downs Secondary School.

Carmel Bell

Team Leader and Youth Worker

Carmel has been at Pakuranga for several years as a youth worker and is now the Team Leader. Carmel grew up in the greater Howick area and is a past student in Pakuranga College. She has a degree in Early Childhood education. She enjoys outdoor activities such as walking and going to the beach. Carmel is also the youth director at cession|community church.

Jewel Turinsky

Marketing and Systems Manager

Jewel Turinsky has been with Young Life for many years. She has a background in Business and Graphic Design. She handles payroll and the accounting for Young Life.

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New Zealand