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Team Spotlights

From mentee to mentor

Kled is currently a Junior Youth Development Worker, having recently joined our SW!TCH team. But Kled first came to us while he was in Sixth Form, referred for mentoring by his school. After developing under the guidance of his mentor, he stepped up to become a SW!TCH Ambassador, supporting our team and helping to mentor others. And we were extremely...

1 month ago

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Introducing Niall, Little Learners Nursery Chef

This month, we're talking with Niall, who joined our Little Learners Nursery team earlier this year. As a chef for one of our nursery settings, Niall provided our Little Learners with home-cooked and nutritious meals to give them the energy they need for a day of learning through play. How would you describe your family? They taught me to always...

8 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Introducing Jeremy Simmons, Policy and Programme Officer at FaithAction

This month, we're talking with Jeremy, who has been a member of our FaithAction team as Policy and Programme Officer since 2019. Jeremy has been leading on the team's engagement with government policy, including feeding back to Westminster on the effects of policy changes, and has been responsible for much of the recent research FaithAction has published into the contributions...

9 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Introducing Farhatnaz, HR Officer

This month, we're talking with Farhatnaz, who joined LifeLine last year. Naz is the HR Officer within our Support Services team, working behind the scenes to ensure our staff are able to deliver the best possible services. Where did you grow up? What was your family like? As an HR officer, my responsibilities include recruitment–handling job applications, working with job...

10 months ago

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Introducing Itoro and Jakadi, SW!TCH Youth Development Workers

This month, we're introducing Itoro Victor-Akpan and Jakadi Appleton, Youth Development Workers supporting vulnerable young people through our SW!TCH Futures programme. Itoro and Jakadi have been making great strides running the girls' hub together, which is why we wanted to hear a bit more about them. Jakadi Appleton Where were you born and raised? I was born in North London,...

11 months ago

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Introducing Tilishia, Head of Family Services

This month, we're delighted to speak with Tilishia, who joined us in May to manage our newly-formed Family Services team. You can Hackney. Been there all my life; my grandparents lived in Islington, mostly all in north London. Did you come from a big family? Oh, they taught me a lot. That we stick together and support each other through...

1 year ago

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An interview with Katharine Haynes, LatchOn Havering

This month, we have a special guest in Katharine Haynes, who runs I've an older brother, older sister, and a younger brother–bigger than most normal families now. We're all very close. We sadly lost our dad in 1990–we had to look after each other, my younger brother was only five. That was significant period in our life. We're always talking...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Introducing Stephen Callender, Youth Development Worker and Parent Champion Coordinator

This month, we're speaking with Stephen, who joined LifeLine in 2020 and now works on a range of our programmes in the Havering area, offering support to both young people and parents. Where did you grow up? I came over for a visit in 2000. The first thing I fell in love with was the cold. Back home, its blazing...

1 year ago

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Introducing Amy Jones, Senior Youth Development Worker

LifeLine first encountered Amy through our SW!TCH mentoring programme whilst she was attending Dagenham Park School in 2013. At the time, Amy was dealing with multiple issues that had piled up and left her on the edge of being excluded from school. With mentoring, Amy thrived and regained her confidence. She excelled at the after-school activities she engaged with. Amy...

1 year ago

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Introducing Anne Smith, Author of Creative English

This month, we'd like to introduce Dr Anne Smith, Author and Lead Trainer of the Creative English programme and part of our FaithAction team. Anne has worked with LifeLine on various community projects since 2006, including developing the Young Stars and Creative English programme, which use drama to create a sense of belonging and to create further opportunities. Anne was...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Introducing John Singleton MBE, LifeLine Founder and Chair

This month, we're extremely proud to profile John Singleton, Founder and Chair of LifeLine. John has just been awarded an MBE for his Charitable Services in the King's New Year Honours list. We hope you enjoy this chance to get to know more about the formation of LifeLine and the inspiration for the work we do. John Singleton grew up...

1 year ago

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Introducing Jayden, young person and SW!TCH Ambassador

This month we chat with Jayden, a young person involved with I wouldn't know how to react. I guess negative? I get nervous that they might be stopping me for no reason. If they listened to more young people, it would help.The LifeLine stop and search workshops I attended taught me about knife crime situations and about what was happening...

2 years ago

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