Because of my experience of working as a volunteer coordinator for other charities, I was well-placed to be the Volunteer Coordinator for CCK. When I joined CCK had a few volunteers, but no official systems or policies in place for dealing with volunteers and no internship programme. I helped CCK set up policies and procedures for recruiting and working with
volunteers and help establish and support the new internship programme.
Questions we asked:
CoffeeI take my coffee as something called tea, a touch of milk and no sugar, if you're offering?
CakeIf I was a dessert, I would be warm chocolate fudge cake, because it is black and squishy, like my soul ^_^
Kinks: Interests, Quirks or PeculiaritiesA GenderQueer Goth Nerd, is also part cat ^_^
What attracted you to Coffee, Cake & Kink? (Why CCK?)I love your mission, openness and inclusivity, and am a strong supporter of their work and what you stand for. I wanted to lend my experience and time to help out that cause. As someone who is somewhat queer, the chance to work for and help and organisati
What were you doing before you joined us?Working as a programme manager for a small charity in west London.
What's your favourite way to wake up and what's the first thing you do?The best way to wake up is being nuzzled by my cat, and the first thing I do is brush my hair
What's your favourite thing to do on a Saturday night?Playing computer games at a friend's house till 5am while eating take-away pizza
What are you reading right now?Dracula by Bram Stoker; A Brief History of Vampires by M.J. Trow (spot a theme here?) and Return of the Crimson Guard by Ian C. Esslemont
What was the last thing you ate that you really shouldn't?Pretty much my entire diet really
What is stashed under your bed/mattress?Nothing exciting =(
Have you got any bad habits? :)Far too many to mention ;)
Your "Bucket list" : Five things you want to do in life?
- See the Northern Lights
- Visit Iguacu in Brazil
- Go into space (because who doesn't really?)
- Get a PhD (this is part of my career goal actually, so kinda cheating for a bucket list);
- Visit China