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Staff team

Meet the staff who work behind the scenes to enable our trainers to reach young people affected by violence all across the UK.

Lucie Russell, CEO

I have overall responsibility for the strategic direction of StreetDoctors, its services, its impact, its partnerships and most importantly its role in both preventing and reducing violence affecting young people.

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Angela Fitzpatrick, National Volunteer Coordinator

I am the first point of contact for our volunteers, and a liaison between them and the staff team. I am involved in training volunteers and ensuring our sessions run smoothly.

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Claire Read, Director of Operations

I manage operations at StreetDoctors, which covers a variety of areas including delivery, HR, finances, safeguarding, and making sure that our systems work to keep the charity moving forward.

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Frances Breeveld, Communications and Policy Officer

I manage StreetDoctors external and internal communications, including social media, website, events, media, newsletters and volunteer communications. I also work on StreetDoctors policy lines, research and collaborations to find new opportunities to push for change.

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Gerard Mitchell, Fundraising Manager

I manage StreetDoctors fundraising, including all the grants and donations which enable us to provide all our services. It involves lots of planning, budgets, and requests for support. Donating really makes a huge difference – with such a small organisation it means your money goes directly to the services we provide for young people – so if you donate right now it would be amazing and make everyone here so happy! Thank you!

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Joanna Vidal, Youth Engagement Manager

I am responsible for volunteer management. I also oversee youth participation, which includes StepWise, our longer-term youth engagement programme. I am the Designated Safeguarding Officer responsible for responding to and concerns raised about young people, volunteers or partners.

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Katie Murray, Training and Delivery Officer

I manage the logistics of the training events for our volunteers. I develop new event ideas and organise our calendar of events. I also monitor delivery income and financial tasks and coordinate admin for the team and Board of Trustees.

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Meghan Wimlett, London Partnerships and Volunteering Officer

I manage our work in London by looking after our delivery partners, six volunteer teams, coordinating with grassroots organisations and other stakeholders such as the Young Foundations. I also represent StreetDoctors at sector conferences and, most recently, as Newham Council’s keynote speaker.

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Sarah Bloxham, Partnerships Manager

I look after StreetDoctors’ delivery partners around the UK, from their first enquiry, through delivery of their training packages, to reporting on impact. I also help to develop new training sessions as the needs of partners and young people evolve.

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