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Meet the staff

Steve Blackman

Service Development Manager


I’ve worked in the voluntary and community sector for over 20 years, managing and delivering a range of volunteer initiatives.

I’m a qualified teacher with a background in supporting people and supported living.


Slightly obsessed by live music and my ever-growing record collection

07904 953864

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Alex Kendal

Volunteer Coordinator -

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Over 20 years’ experience of working in the Bradford community with groups of people with additional needs. With 12 of those years as a qualified SEND specialist teacher supporting post 16 individuals with preparations to adulthood and personal empowerment.


 A holistic eco-therapist with a passion for enjoying life and travelling around in my campervan.

07849 704196

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Sabeela Kauser

Volunteer Development Worker


I’ve always been passionate about helping people, specifically vulnerable people (mental, physical, or learning) as I feel that people of all abilities have the right to volunteering.


I am a graduate in Psychology with a slight obsession with hand artistry and music that elevates my mood.

07899 421898


Diane Fox

Finance & Communications Administrator

I have worked in the voluntary sector for about 20+ years, mainly in administration and finance for Volunteering Bradford and as Training Co-ordinator for CABAD. 


Currently working from home part- time for Volunteering Bradford managing finance and communications.  


My spare time is best spent in the gym, walking my dogs,  looking after my family & grandchildren and sunny holidays.

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Ray Himsworth

Volunteer Coordinator

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After a rewarding teaching career, moved into the Voluntary sector as a volunteer co-ordinator at a heritage railway. Using transferable skills, worked with people of all ages. Recent experience with homeless and vulnerable adults as a manager of sheltered accommodation.

Passion for renovating and restoring old property along with a love of Mathematics

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