Leanne Brown

Project Coordinator, based at Northumberland CVA

What’s your role in a nutshell?

Recruiting, training and mentoring Bridge Connectors (beneficiaries on Bridge who would like to volunteer to support others) and matching them with beneficiaries requiring support.

Do you have a secret talent for anything?

If I told you it wouldn’t be a secret.

What’s the best part of your job?

Seeing beneficiaries enjoy their journey with Bridge.

What do your colleagues say is your best quality? 

I asked and they said reliable, clever, witty, well organised, methodical, kind and caring with a bucketful of empathy for others.

What’s your favourite memory/proudest memory?

I have lots of favourite memories with family past and present, too many to list!

What’s your favourite food?

Pancakes with lemon and sugar.

What do you like doing in your spare time?

Spending time with my family, walking in the countryside, Pilates and spa days!

What advice do you have for people considering joining the programme?

Give it a go, you will be supported every step of the way!