Emma Lawrence

Manager of the Nearly New Shop

Contact: Emma Lawrence

About Me:

My name is Emma Lawrence. I enjoy socialising, travel, reading novels and music, especially concerts and live music.

What Job Do I Do?

I am the Retail Manager of the shop, whilst offering Therapeutic Support to various people living with mental illness. I am also very involved with fundraising and brand awareness as this is part of my role also.

Where Do I Work?

Mind Jersey Nearly New Shop, 53 New Street and the Mind Jersey office in Beresford Street

When might you work with me?

Currently I am in charge of 18 volunteers, and also support people on a one to one basis offering self-confidence, self-awareness and retail training through therapeutic support.

What does a typical day look like in my job?

I don’t have a typical day, my role is very varied, and I split my time between the shop and the main office. The volunteer’s wellbeing is paramount together with supporting individuals to live a fulfilled life empowerment

What do I like most about my job?

Volunteer’s person achievements, being able to sign post people in the direction of other Mind Jersey services. Working with individuals on a supervisory role and watching the progress people make themselves at the end of the sessions.