Why did you choose to become a youthworker?

I became a youthworker because I had a passion for helping young people.

What is the best thing about your Job?

Being able to help and encourage young people and to show then that we believe in them.

The most challenging ?

Trying to help a young person that was set on committing suicide understand that there was more to live for.

What is your best memory?

When a young person comes back to let me know how they are getting on and how they have turned their life around.

Strangest/ Silliest/ funniest thing that has happened to you while doing Youthwork?

The fact that when you are not wearing your youthwork uniform you become invisible

Staying at home in Social Isolation is taking its toll on all of us. Whether you’re a young person struggling with learning at home and missing your friends or a parent trying to juggle the demands of working from home and educating your children, The Door understands where you’re coming from. We are the leading youth charity in Stroud with nearly 30 years experience of supporting young people and their families when times get tough. One of our highly skilled professionals is there for you.

In order to protect the identity of the young person /parent in our stories some details including names and places may have been changed

#YWW15 Annie