jackie_searJackie Sear
Community Development Worker

(freelance – 2 days per week)
Telephone: 07958 557069 (office hours only)

Jackie Sear has been involved in youth and community work since 1989 and was involved in campaigning before that. She has a background in youth work in both statutory and voluntary sectors, including working with people with disabilities in a further education setting and with young people in youth offending institutions. In 2001 she set up EASE (Empowering Action & Social Esteem) Ltd on the estate where she still lives. EASE continues to provide support to residents and has also enabled groups of residents on other estates to develop their own services. She left her role of CEO in December 2013.

Since then, Jackie has spent a year at Toynbee Hall in East London reviewing and transforming their Youth Work service. She is currently working in Greenford Northolt & Perivale and is also managing Acton Community Forum -focussing on supporting small and emerging organisations and providing a voice for community sector strategically.\r\n\r\nJackie has a range of skills and experience that could be of help to you and your organisation. It is best to contact her by email.

zeinaZeina Mehio BSc, MSc
Public Health Development Worker

(freelance – 16 hours per week)

Zeina has worked with children and young people since 1986. She started by supporting the work of local community groups to promoting the UNICEF Education for Peace Programme for 3 years before moving to the UK. She has an academic background in Nutrition and Dietetics and has previously worked as a dietitian. She is passionate about science and healthy nutrition and has gained experience in the volunteering and community sectors by working with hard-to-reach families. She delivers healthy cooking sessions as part of Let’s Get Cooking, a Children Food Trust initiative to improve families’ health by learning new cooking skills. She is currently the Public Health Development Worker at GNP Community Federation and aims to promote health messages, healthy eating, and healthy lifestyle in the community.

photoLynette Louis
Community Development Volunteer

Lynette is 43 yrs old and married with seven children – six boys and one girl. She hasn’t worked since having the children, but has recently started to do some voluntary work. She is learning so much and meeting so many new people.

anne-marieAnne-Marie Waugh
Community Champion Coordinator


Anne-Marie is a professional with an extensive wealth of experience in the provision of business and professional services assistance for the public, private and voluntary sector. This has enabled her to focus on assisting individuals, teams and companies to access their full potentials.

Her work has included designing, managing and delivering customised training as well as administrative and strategic management. All have tapped into the series of innovative, unique, interactive courses, workshops, and management programmes and solutions provision for the development and of young people, making a difference to their lives.

With the ability to analyse and understand financial, customer and market data, Anne-Marie also has strong influencing and analytical skills with excellent communication and presentation skills. Her strong interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships at all levels, couples her many skills.

A proven self-starter, with the ability able to work effectively with a team and on her own initiative is clear to see, in her involvement with many commercial and social organisations. She is a committed, adaptable and resourceful individual with an entrepreneurial outlook.

“Anne-Marie is clearly an industrious individual, motivated by a keen sense of duty to help the community by providing employment and business opportunities.” Mr S Bedeau – Tribunal Service

“I am sure Anne-Marie’s middle name is “Enthusiasm” as her energy and commitment to her work and the causes she chooses to follow is second to none.” Martin Shaw – Partner at Midas Charity Appeals LLP