Winner of the National Diversity Awards 2013
Positive Role Model Award for Age
Aaron, inspired by his mentor, turned his life around. From a difficult start he re-educated himself in youth work, drug and alcohol awareness, counselling and mentoring. Aaron was head hunted to be a project manager of Burnside Community Hub and Community Garden, this involved securing over £25,000 in funding and regenerating 9 shops into a thriving business area with a café, adult workshops, youth group and a Job Shop. In partnership with others, Aaron enabled 180 young people to achieve new qualifications and accreditations. Aaron provides opportunities for local residents to volunteer and delivers initiatives aimed at tackling social issues and equipping people with new skills and experience. He volunteers for 70 hours a week and is a truly inspiring individual, always full of energy and enthusiasm.
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