What I Do

Here’s what I’m up to right now. If you’d like to work with me, get in touch.

Community Engagement Live and Online
We are in the middle of an online connection revolution, as so many of us look for new ways to stay connected to work, family, fun while social distancing. I’ve been using Zoom for about three years to deliver both …
How do I do ZOOM?!
…and other topical questions for small charities and social enterprises… Thanks for Coming! I’m delighted that so many could join me to take a big step into making great interactive stuff happen online in my Zoom workshops. That’s the last …
Social Enterprise Wrangling
Yup, that’s a stock photo up there. I really don’t have a good picture of me doing any of the following necessary but dull things for the success of a small social enterprise! Setting up and supporting an online community …
Workshops: Funding and Communication
How to get funding for a community project | Social media training for community groups | Keeping track of volunteer hours | manage remote volunteers | Charity comms training
Developing Ultra-Clear Roles and Person Specs
With both volunteers and paid staff – there is nothing more important than being clear about what you need, and communicating that. We often don’t find time for it when our group is volunteer led, or the team is stretched …
Research and Website Administration
Resource Gathering, web layout and network engagement for the set-up of the Helpforce Learning Network. Day to day, I manage a Wix website, and a WordPress website and am equally frustrated and enthused by both!
Cooking with Kids
As well as training for those that want to develop family cooking themselves, and managing the day to day of the Kids Kitchen Collective, I do the occasional kids cooking session… sometimes with my young apprentice…! We’ll be at festivals …
Training: Leading Kids Activities
Cooking from Scratch with Young Children: a Kids Kitchen Course Since we set up Kids Kitchen we’ve now supported over forty people through the learning process themselves, some of whom are now training alongside me too. “Being part of this …
Event Planning and Publicity
Apply for funding for a community project | Event Planning | Training | Community projects | Refugee Projects