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Team Profile

Staff members

 

Wojciech Dylewicz

Polish Inclusion Officer

Wojciech studied Psychology at the Warsaw School of Social Psychology and arrived in N.Ireland in 2006. He has used his professioanl skills in a volunatry capacity with Praxis NI and the Psychological Centre in Dublin Wojciech has served on a number of commitees and forums

 

Rasa Juodiske

Lithuanian Inclusion Officer

Rasa has lived in N.Ireland since 2007 and brings with her a long history of community involvement which streaches back to the delivery of a diverse range of projects in Lithuania. Rasa studied Law in her homeland and continues to advance her interest in Commercial Law via the Open University programme

 

Hetty Smith

Family Inclusion Officer

Hetty lived for  21 years in Portugal and is familiar with the issues faced by young mothers bringing up their children in a different culture. After returning to N.Ireland, Hetty worked as a Portuguese community interpreter in the Craigavon area, provided  English lessons to Portuguese speakers and has been involved in creating informal support groups for women and their families from a range of ethnic backgrounds.

 

Andrew McCreery

Ethnic Inclusion Youth Worker

Andrew brings to his role within CIP a diverse range of experience gained through voluntary youth work in the Craigavon area both among local and ethnic communities. Having worked for several years with Cedar Foundation as a Disability Inclusion Officer he delivered projects in Northern Ireland and took groups on exchange programmes to America and Europe. 

 

Gordon Woolsey

Ethnic Youth Worker

Gordon has worked in a range of community seeting in the Portadown area, delivering projects for children and young people and is an active member of a local community group. Gordon is involved in youth projects in central Craigavon dleivering an afterschool club and support for ethnic youth people

 

 

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Mel Wiggins

Project Coordinator - 'Freedom Acts'

 

 

Stephen Smith  

 Project Coordinator 

Orginally from Portadown, Stephen worked for 25 years in Portugal as a missionary. Returning to N.Ireland in 2001 Stephen has assisted the intergation of new communities as a Community Interpreter, English teacher and sits on a variety of local and regional committees and agencies. He enjoys meeting new people and seeing them develop their lives

Beata Slaby

Admin Assistant

 

 

 

       
       
   

 

 

Student placements

Noelia Tierra

Grundtvig Assistant (Spain)

Marco Moura

(Professional School in Fafe (Portugal) - I.T.)

Marisa Coelho

(Professional School in Fafe (Portugal) - Sales T.)

 

Management Committee

 
 

 Paul Burrow - Chairperson

Peter spent 15 years teaching in England, France and Northern Ireland. He then moved to the British Council and worked on a number of European and International programmes for more than 25 years. He still teaches English at home and abroard and loves travelling to different parts of the world. 

 

 

 

 

Romyll Quininão  Vice Chair

Romyall works in a local industrial company and comes from the Philippines where he worked with Care International on sustainable community projects. Romyall has been deeply involved with the local and regional Filipino support groups in developing sports projects for the local Filipino community promoting their intergration.  

 

 

Geraldine Lawless - Treasurer

 

 

Cherith Edgar - Secretary

Cherith worked for a considerable number of years as a youth worker based in Portadown and has a wide interest in young people and currently works as a project worker  with Action Mental Health

 
 
 

Adrain Farrell

Adrian is the current Chair of the Portadown Chamber of Commerce and is intensively involved in the local business sector and maintains a strong community interest. 

 

 

 Dr. Arthur Cassidy  

Arthur recently retired as lecturer at Queens University in Belfast where his focus was mental health. Arthur has travelled widely through Europe lecturering in many countries especially Poland. At a community level, Arthur is involved in suicide prevention inititatives and recently founded Yellow Ribbon, a suicide pervention support group in Portadown. 

 

Rimguadas Pazusis

Tomasz Juchno

 

CIP Volunteers

 

Beata Osinska

Poland

Rosely Alves

Brazil

Pieter Boyden

Belguim

   
   
   
   
   
 

 

   

Marco Duarte

Portugal

Joanne McCreery

N.Ireland

Andre Correia

Portugal

 
   

 

Rimguadas Pazusis

Lithuania

 

Maria Joao

 East Timor

Vaida

Lithuania

        Gregoria Cassama

   Guinea Bissau