The 2017 Team from our Club night for young people aged 8-11
With her background in project management, and vast experience, Ameera is a fantastic asset to the Cre8 team. As Director of Cre8, Ameera has overall responsibility for the running of the charity's operations and youthwork projects. Ameera is also a Trustee of the Cre8 charity.
COMMUNITY YOUTH WORK COORDINATOR
Amy runs our 2 youth clubs as well as some Learning Plus sessions and outreach work. She has a background in sports coaching and a qualification in social work, as well as a level 3 teaching assistant.
YOUTH SUPPORT WORKER
Keirra joined Cre8 as an original when she was 13 and came to our Youth Club! She's Moss Estate born and bred. Cre8 supported Keirra through her Level 3 in Youth & Community Work and she now looks after Learning Plus sessions and wherever else she's needed!
MUSIC & YOUTH SUPPORT WORKER
George started as a Music Support Worker in September 2019 and joined our youth work team in February 2020. With his background in music and recording, he can often be found at the Cre8 Building doing music-centred Learning Plus sessions, helping at our Music Drop-Ins, or delivering Music Outreach sessions.
Sarah studied Youth & Community work supported by Cre8 after joining the admin team when her son Daley started coming to our Youth Club. A few years on Sarah is now looking after all our day to day finances, payroll, and running the office.
Emma started working for Cre8 in October 2019 joining the office team as an administrator. She enjoys supporting all of Cre8's projects and helping to make sure everything is running smoothly.
PROJECT GROW COORDINATOR
Katy looks after the running of our Garden, Health & Community project providing social spaces, a mobile food pantry and an allotment garden open to the community throughout the week.
YOUTH AND COMMUNITY MARKETING INTERN
Emma joined us in January and is here at Cre8 for a year long internship through a scheme called Time To Shine run by The Rank Foundation. She runs our social media and helps to advertise our projects and fundraising events.
MUSIC PROJECT COORDINATOR
Ollie is part of the Music Team and can be found playing the piano at music drop-ins and teaching on our Music Award course.
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Jonathan has joined our staff team as Social Enterprise Development Manager. He is working to increase employment opportunities for young people through the development of innovative enterprise.
Tricia is an experienced and creative educator and is well qualified to verify all of our NOCN assessments, as part of our Learning Plus Programme. She is keen to let young people know that "they are worth it!"
Cherell is always cheery and smiley and always the most helpful person in the room! She looks after our buildings making sure they are clean, tidy and smelling fresh. As well as volunteering at clubs in the evening and helping out at events. She lives on the Moss with her husband Martin and their beautiful kids.
MUSIC SUPPORT WORKER
Amy has come up through the ranks since she first started coming to club nights age 8! She's now 18, studying music at college and works supporting young people during our music project activities. She performs regularly at our concerts and through our music project has learnt piano, guitar, vocals and probably a load of other things! She's very talented!!
CHAIR OF TRUSTEES
Jen joined Cre8 as a Trustee in 2015 and took over the role of Chair in Summer 2017. Jen's background is HR Executive at AstraZeneca and she brings a wealth of business experience to our Board. She is a member of Holy Trinity Hurdsfield Church PCC.
Martin is an accountant and has been with Cre8 since 2016. He loves his cricket too!
Jayne lives on the Moss and is a warden at St Barnabas Church She's also passionate about community and getting people doing things!
Andrea came and did her placement at Cre8 during her degree studies in Youth work. She's now the Youth Minister at St Peter's Prestbury working on the Upton Priory Estate. She joined our Trustee Team in late 2017 and brings her wealth of youth work experience.
Ruth is a GP and commissioner of mental health services as well as a member of St Michaels Church in Macclesfield.
James joined us in 2017 and is a lawyer and Green Party candidate for Macclesfield, as well as a member of St Michaels Church.
Adam spent a couple of years working on Cre8's Learning Plus project after volunteering at Camas. He eventually moved full time to Macclesfield and went on to study social work. He's now a full time social worker in Buxton and towards the end of 2017 became a Trustee of Cre8.
In July 2015 Cre8 was awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service - the MBE for voluntary organisations - in recognition of our amazing, creative, practical, enthusiastic, passionate and committed volunteers. The Award was for them. You can read more about it by clicking here.