Poverty Response Officer
Carol has worked in a variety of roles in education, housing, voluntary and public sector. She has worked on projects to support young people into employment, greens spaces to improve health, activities to increase engagement to stop isolation for the elderly and the financial capability project for Tameside.
Carol has assisted schools and colleges to support to children, young people and families with early help and is passionate about using her skills and knowledge to tackle poverty on a local level. When not working she is an avid gardener and crafter.
Carol’s role is jointly managed between GMPA and Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC). Half of Carol’s time will be spent working alongside Beatrice and Hannah delivering the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission. She’ll spend the rest of her time developing Tameside MBC’s policy responses to poverty.