55+ Social Club & Men's Club Coordinator
Alex has worked in the voluntary sector for over 20 years and particularly enjoys developing new projects which bring people together, such as our Men's club, or 4H community garden. He loves music and the arts and created his own radio tribute to Prince when he died in 2016.
Early Years Hub Coordinator
Sam joined us in January 2015 and coordinates our Childminders’ Drop In and Stay and Play sessions. Before joining us, she was deputy manager in a private nursery and a teaching assistant at Yerbury School. She has lived and worked in the local community for over 20 years.
Shawdon studied at Highbury Grove School, then did a marketing and advertising degree at Hertfordshire University, before returning to N19 to co-found Ambitious Academy on the Elthorne Estate where he lives.
This project offers alternative education and mentoring to young people living in and around the estate. This summer he worked with young people on the estate to produce a short film Drawn Out, which deglamourizes gang life. This film has had 2.5 million hits on Youtube.
Shawdon joined WPCA as lead youth co-coordinator of our Friday Night Youth Club which opened in the summer 18.
Jely studied Film at Middlesex University, and graduated in July 2019. His passions are film and football. He has succeeded in working with one of his passions as a community football coach and film is a major theme at our Friday Night Youth Club.
Jely joined WPCA as a youth worker in December 2020.
‘To provide a welcoming and well-run centre for individuals and groups in Islington to sustain and develop a vibrant community’.