Cumbira Lancashire

CLARE BROCKIE – From volunteer to Project Manager

Job Title | Project Manager

Employer | Carlisle Key

Key Tasks…

My tasks vary from day to day and fundamentally include financial planning, strategic planning and implementing change. This could be keeping on top of current funding bids, engaging with members of the public about the project and keeping service users abreast of our current resources.

Breakdown of Clare’s Educational Route…

University of Cumbria

  • Masters in Business Administration
  • PG Dip Business Administration


University of Central Lancashire

  • PGCE Lifelong Learning
  • BA (Hons) Media Production


Cumbria Institute of the Arts

  •  ND Art & Design


Other Outstanding Achievements…

Building Emotional Resilience

  • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Training
  • Dealing with Destitution Training Course- Child Poverty Action Group
  • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Champions Training
  • MARAC Training
  • Recruitment and Selection Training
  • Diversity in the Workplace Training
  • DSE Training & Assessment
  • Deaf Awareness Training


Clare’s Advice…

If you’re interested in working with young and venerable people you should volunteer at several organisations as it will really give you a taste of where you might find your career.

 This was Clare’s Story

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