Caroline is a passionate advocate for improving mental health and emotional wellbeing. She currently manages a large team of volunteers who deliver services across NI and she oversees and coordinates the delivery of support groups and public and outreach events. Caroline is also responsible for support calls and support mail. Before joining the staff team Caroline was involved with AWARE for over 12 years as a group facilitator, Board member and company secretary.
Caroline is also a qualified counsellor/ integrative therapist and she is a member of BACP. As well as her connection with the voluntary and community sector, Caroline’s experience of public and private sectors include a wide and varied career with HMRC and links with family business.
Cherry is the Support Services Officer in the Belfast Office at AWARE. She co-ordinates support groups and manages the recruitment and supervision of volunteers in her area. She also organises public and outreach events and manages AWARE's support calls and support mail. Cherry used to volunteer for AWARE as a support group facilitator for three years before coming onto staff in October 2014. Her background is in adult and community education.