Meet Our Team
We are a team of caring professionals with passion to empower and enable young people to get involved in community activities and develop life skills.
Our volunteers are driven by passion with lived experience combined with concept that promotes young people an equally valued member of the community.
Alice - Director
An advocate for equal opportunity for all, a practitioner who has a great blend of career and personal experience. Alice is passionate about making a positive difference in young people's lives. Worked in the private and public sector including the banking sector, education, youth justice and community work. Alice is a parent-teen relationship expert, health, safety and well-being champion, a workshop facilitator with great passion to provide children and young people maximum opportunity to develop and reach their full potential through a quality standard of education, balanced recreational and extracurricular activities.
Sam - Head of Mentoring
An expert of International Security, Peace and Conflict Resolution. Sam has extensive knowledge of working with at risk young people from the background of abuse, neglect, LAC, and young people who have had contacts with the justice system providing systematic support that promotes security, resilience and social values. Sam contributes to effective dissemination of policies through role modelling, training and facilitating skill-building exercise for young people, family group, parents, foster cares and multi-cultural staff. Sam has several years of experience empowering young people with appropriate behaviour management techniques, supporting LAC transition to placements, school transition, custodian transition and at any stage of a child's life. He serves on the boards of many notable organisations. Sam has received a recognition award for his contributions in motivating students to stay in education, training and employment, reducing the level of dropouts and encouraging young people that there is no such thing as failure.
Toyin - Director
A committed Educator, Mentoring co-ordinator, Management and Leadership experience in community and youth work. Toyin provides ongoing support to families and partnering with parents and young people at an incredibly challenging time. Toyin is a researcher in the field of psychology, developing and evaluating positive activities that raise aspirations and brings positive change to the lives of young people, families and society at large. Delivering service with helpful tools and experience in this valuable endeavour.
Hilma - Director
Fondly called Helen by all young people, worked for several years within Children and Families services. A retired Professional Nurse and Social Worker who has worked with various Councils, NHS Hospitals and Private Agencies. Presently a School Governor, a Chairperson of the Friends of a local School Group with the passion to support services working to bring communities together. Helen is passionate about child protection and safeguarding children, supporting and empowering vulnerable individuals to embrace opportunities that will help them reach their full potential.
Marcelina - Counselor
A qualified person-centred counsellor since 2015 and a co-founder of De Butterfly CIC. Passionate about people's emotional well-being with work experience in healthcare settings and charity organisations.
Daniel - Multi-sports Coach
A qualified multi-sport coach with the Manchester Metropolitan University