Kerry joined New Heights as the Project Manager in July 2017. Kerry has worked with adults, young people and families across the Birmingham and Coventry areas for over ten years.
For over seven years Kerry has worked in the voluntary sector to support communities, developing much needed services such as community food gardens, parenting support and youth groups. She has a real passion for community work!
Kerry hopes the knowledge and experience that she has developed over the years will prove useful to the local community and enable continued growth and success of New Heights.
Café and Volunteer Manager
Jo Fields joined New Heights in October 2014 as the Community Café Manager. Jo has grown up in Kingstanding and is very well known throughout Christ the King Parish. Jo has 25 years retail management and customer service experience. Since being at New Heights she has secured the highest possible ‘Food Hygiene’ rating of five with the Food Standards Agency. Jo loves working in the community in which she lives and is dedicated to reducing social isolation by welcoming customers into our café.
Volunteer and Events Coordinator
Vicky Bixby joined New Heights in March 2016 as Volunteer Coordinator. Vicky originally trained as a Nursery Nurse and became a Nursery Manager in 2004. Due to New Heights activity expansion, Vicky’s role expanded in 2019, to include events and activities co-ordination. Vicky plays an important part in supporting all of New Heights services and volunteers, including our youth forum and young people volunteers!
Administrator and Finance Assistant
Josie started at New Heights on 4th January 2016 as our administrator, progressing to Administrator and Finance Assistant in 2017. Josie was born and has grown up in Kingstanding and wants to contribute in improving the facilities in the area for all members of the community. Josie has gained invaluable experience from working with regular groups, volunteers, staff and trustees at New Heights. Josie also gains great satisfaction from being able to help and support people from her local community.