Role: Youth Life Coach, Engagement and Interventions

I am passionate about young people’s development/welfare, I have worked for many years in an operational/business role within the Children and young peoples’ department in Newham. I have been an avid mentor and coach to both adults and young people. I have worked on a voluntary basis for 15billionebp, formerly Newham Business Partnership.
I have been an active member of the governing body at a local primary school, serving as chair of governors for over four years. My passion for safeguarding led me to be the DSL and facilitated safeguarding training for all staff and governors.
My vison is to work with families with a focus on young people to help them to realise their full potential, my goal is to work with organisations including primary and secondary schools.

Youth Engagement Empowerment & Initiatives

Many young people from black African backgrounds are being hardest hit by the rising inequality and cuts to local services. Never has there been a more crucial time for youth organisations to work together as a movement, to solve the problems that young people face in society. At Saffron we want to be an organisation fit for young people today and tomorrow

Youth Life Coaching

Youth coaching is a branch of life coaching. It is designed to encourage personal development in young people while providing an outlet for their stresses and anxieties.
Sometimes young people can feel like they are stuck on a never-ending rollercoaster. The expectations they have for themselves, as well as the pressures of fitting in, growing up and planning a future, can make it hard for them to cope.
Youth coaching can help young people develop life skills and learn how to manage some of the stresses that come along the way. This can include:

  • building confidence
  • setting and achieving goals
  • managing stress
  • Youth Interventions

Saffron will work in partnership with organisations to provide Youth Intervention programs that are community based for young people when they are first beginning to make poor decisions that can have lifelong negative repercussions.