Rebecca is the driving force behind Recharge, she is passionate about the welfare of young people and believes that all young people deserve someone to believe in them.

“At Recharge our ethos is to offer opportunities and support to young people based on their individual needs so that they continue their journey into adulthood and reach their full potential.”

Gary brings with him 31 years of experience and knowledge in business. Building on 25 years of senior level experience in the food industry working with entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs to start or develop their business and realise their dreams.

Gary has a passionate understanding for the Recharge and gives us great support by helping to plan and develop the Recharge project.

Jackie has over 20 years’ HR experience in all sectors and is a qualified executive coach and mentor. She set up her own business in April 2015, JR-HR Solutions, to provide advisory, training and coaching services for small businesses who don’t have the need and/or can’t afford full-time HR resources.

Jackie supports and mentors the Recharge project from behind the scenes managing our accounts and HR.

Ian Connor has expertise in securing government funding, investment appraisals and has years of experience delivering major projects across UK.

Ian is an asset to the Recharge Team. His passion and knowlegde in business is second to none. Ian has been the Business Connector for Business in the community from March 2016 to March 2017 where he has addressed community needs by enabling collaborative working, and helped charities develop business cases and strategies to ensure sustainability.

Louisa is our recovery co-ordinator. She has been working with adults and family members who suffer with substance misuse issues for the past 2 years, whilst studying for a degree in drug and alcohol councelling and treatment at Leicester University. Upon finishing her degree the opportunity at Recharge came up and Louisa brings a great deal of passion to her role. In her own words; ‘Having been in Recovery myself for a number of years I feel that I can pass on my wealth of Knowledge and understanding around substance misuse and addiction in all other areas of life to help contribute on the journey of abstinence for our group members’

Steph has been volunteering with Recharge from the very beginning in June 2015 and inspired the naming of the project ‘Recharge.’

She is a keen musician and took part in a music project

based in Brookside last year, Steph would like to take the lead on a music project for Recharge as a way of bringing young people together and using music as a positive focus for change.

She has recorded her first track To The Core which is helping to run our music for recovery project as all proceeds from the downloads will go to the Recharge Telford project.

Katie is one of our newest volunteers, she started supporting Recharge early 2017. She has been busy gaining certificates and valuable experience on our training programme and is now applying her creative skills by running our creative Kraftz support groups.

Dan has been a volunteer with us since april 2016. He is a valued member of the team who is passionate about supporting young people who have issues with drugs and alcohol.

Dan brings an empathic understanding of addiction and recovery and has supported our addiction support groups, events and fundraising and more recently speaking in schools and professional events.  Dan is the Chair of the recharge steering group.

Sam is a true promoter of Recharge Telford. She has been supporting us throughout the past two years. She helps out with our projects, events and residential trips. Her insights and support for the project is second to none!

Sam is in the process of creating an under 21’s LGBTQIA support group. Where individuals can discuss and access support for any issues or barriers surrounding their sexual orientation.

Sasha is a great supporting volunteer for Recharge. She started out doing work experience with us, and since then has took on the responsibilty of volunteering with us.

Sasha gives us lots of help and support during our evening projects, and also gets hands on with our attendance at regular network and promotional events.

Mandi joined Recharge as a volunteer in November 2015, she has contributed many hours of time and her expertise to the operational running of the project. She has in-depth insight and knowledge into the issues affecting young people.