Colette works closely with clients to ensure a bespoke and valued service. Previous work has included:
Volunteering Programme Development
Community Engagement Project Design
Workshop Design and Delivery
Copywriting and proofreading
For private sector organisations, Colette offers thought-provoking training to enhance corporate social responsibility and fresh approaches to team-building.
Colette is thrilled to be researching the Digital Preferences of Young People on behalf of The Wise Group; exploring the role of digital platforms in the employability journey.
In June 2015 Colette was appointed Chair of Fertile Ground CIC, supporting early career dancers to take their first professional steps
In December 2013, Colette was elected Chair of National Council for Voluntary Youth Services; the independent voice of the voluntary youth sector.
Grey College, Durham University have invited Colette to coordinate and host an event to inspire undergraduate students to consider shaping a creative career after graduation. A stellar panel of speakers include a television producer, a playwright and a magazine editor. The event is scheduled for March 2014
Once again, Colette will host a delegation of representatives from Finnish charities who will visit organisations in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in February 2015 to learn about support for people experiencing homelessness and substance dependencies. Learning will be shared with Finnish Parliament.
“I would recommend Colette to anyone looking for someone who can build strategic aims and then work to make these actionable. Colette understands how voluntary organisations run and has a wealth and depth of experience in this - budgeting, building bids, people management, project planning, impact measurement etc. “
Davina Goodchild, CEO Youth Action Network