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Why does a boomerang come back?

This is my first month back at work after taking a sabbatical. Luckily for me, as I step back into the role, not much has changed. Same desk, same office space. The one thing that has changed is me–but that's a story for another time. It did get me thinking, however, about other members of our team who moved on...

8 months ago

 by Nathan Singleton

Team Spotlights

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...

8 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

News

Wellbeing, integration, and partnership: updates from the FaithAction team

The FaithAction team have been very busy recently, with Faith in Partnership Week just gone and numerous projects launching. The team have provided us with an update on what they've been getting up to.

8 months ago

 by FaithAction

Articles

A righteous cause

My team at FaithAction have developed a great way of working together. They're able to able to focus on working hard, support one another, and enjoy each other's company. Some of us may take a job because we're impassioned to make a difference, because we enjoy the community feeling of the workplace or, quite frankly, because we need the money....

9 months ago

 by Daniel Singleton

Team Spotlights

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...

9 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

News

Celebrating SW!TCH on TikTok and in the sunday papers

Bursting onto TikTok Our SW!TCH team have recently started posting on TikTok, rapidly growing their following of young people to over 300 in a few months. As well as promoting upcoming activities, the team are able to provide a wider range of content for young people than in their face-to-face mentoring sessions–for example, key youth workers introduce themselves and share...

9 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

Articles

Creating a workplace that’s like a friendly open home

One of the things I love most about watching the finals of competitions is how the first-time winners react. These moments seem to sum up so many things that we value in life–hard work, the miracle of succeeding, teamwork, family, sacrifice, and the tears of joy. When Carlos Alcaraz won his first Wimbledon men's title and he ran up to...

10 months ago

 by Nathan Singleton

News

Creative English focuses on cardiovascular health in Birmingham

Following the successful pilot of Creative English: Caring for my Family last year, Birmingham City Council have given FaithAction a further opportunity to run Creative English for Health with places of worship, faith-based and community organisations within Birmingham, this time with a focus on cardiovascular health.

10 months ago

 by FaithAction

Team Spotlights

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,...

10 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

Articles

A duty of care: supporting employees though the cost of living crisis

Last month I wrote about how many of us struggle with the idea of change and how LifeLine' programmes evolve according to the needs of our ever changing communities. This month I want to highlight how charities are modifying and updating their employee support to reflect current issues. When we made the switch to remote working, we quickly realised that...

12 months ago

 by Nathan Singleton

News

Supporting adults, families, and communities

Our new Family Services team have been hard at work this year, delivering a range of programmes to adults, families, and communities across East London.The Champions Support Network, which brings parents and carers together to form community support networks, particularly dealing with youth violence, exclusion and mental health. We run coffee mornings to forge connections plus workshops and training to...

12 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

Team Spotlights

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...

12 months ago

 by Tilishia Green

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