Eleanor has worked with young people throughout her professional life as a teacher and trainer both in the UK and abroad, before completing an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development, and joining CARAS in 2011. She has a strong interest in alternative education which supports the access and achievement of marginalised young people. She has contributed articles to publications and spoken at conferences about access to education for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
Egle started at CARAS as a volunteer coordination intern after completing her MSc in Migration Studies and previously doing voluntary work with various marginalised groups abroad. Currently she is runs the after school club and volunteers at our advocacy drop-in sessions.
Molly has worked for CARAS in various roles since 2010. She has previously managed both our adult and child services, and is now focused on our youth provision. Molly has studied both international development and social work at Masters level, and will qualify as a social worker in 2016. Previously she worked for 18 months at a social work centre in Southern Morocco, and sits on the management committee for the Moroccan Children's Trust. Molly is a regular fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Research, for whom she runs an annual music event.
Carrie coordinates ESOL classes at CARAS. She has taught English as a foreign language in a variety of environments in the UK and abroad, delivering academic and creative programmes that seek to promote access to education and opportunity for refugees and asylum seekers. Carrie also volunteers with Hackney Migrant Centre and Latin Elephant, organisations which promote the rights and visibility of migrant communities in London.
Etienne joined CARAS as Fundraising and Development coordinator this year, after working in the migration and charity sector in France. He has a background in anthropology and is currently completing a masters in European affairs.
Along with Etienne, Pete is Fundraising and Development Coordinator at CARAS. He has six years experience in fundraising and communications on every scale, from one-off community actions to the United Nations. He is also a Director of OVA + INE, an arts production company, and is a literary publisher and editor.