Jacquie is married to Colin; they have two daughters and three grandsons. Prior to moving to Christchurch in 2014, she lived in London in the house in which she was born. Her previous job experience has been varied and included working on the BBC TV programme Blue Peter, a local physiotherapy practice, teaching English to Japanese ladies, her last job before moving to the coast was as a supervisor at NSPCC ChildLine.
Jacquie is available for 1:1 support work on Monday – 9:30am – 4pm
Café Volunteer Supervisor
Anne-Marit is from Norway but has lived in the UK for over 30 years. Anne-Marit joined us in February 2020 and has amazing cooking skills. She loves making waffles and hopes to introduce the ‘Water Lily Waffle’ soon.
The cafe is open Monday – Friday 10am – 1:30pm
Megan is a single mum of two sons, who are now young men. She is a Christian with a passion for helping others. She began volunteering at the Water Lily Project in November 2018 then became a Support Worker in January 2019. Megan’s background includes; 16 years as a Nursery nurse, 12 years supporting pupils at a Junior school and four years as a move on coach working in refuge and outreach services for women, who had been victims of domestic abuse and supporting young care leavers in assisted living settings.
Megan is available for 1:1 support work on Tuesday – 10am – 12:30pm & Friday 10am – 2pm
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Volunteering is a great way to become more involved in your local community and to gain valuable skills.
Supporting and Empowering Vulnerable Women in Christchurch and the Surrounding Areas
We’ve Raised over £30,000 in the past year to Help Vulnerable Women in Christchurch and the Surrounding Areas
We are so grateful to all of the volunteers, local churches and individuals who have helped us raise this amount of money this year.
Particular thanks goes to the Big Lottery @TNLCommunityFund who awarded us a grant of £10,000, Lloyd’s Bank Foundation who awarded us an Enable grant of £15,000, Dorset Community Foundation who awarded us £2,300 with the help of Comic Relief funding. Co-op who awarded us a grant of £2,145.87 to redecorate our IT Suite.
We could not do, what we do, without your help. THANK YOU!
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If you would like to find out more about The Waterlily Project and/or get involved, please contact us and we will be happy to chat at any time.