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Management & Resourcing
The Unlock National Office is run on a mimimum budget by a small part time staff team. It is only staffed on Tuesdays and Fridays. An answerphone is available at other times, or you can e-mail email@example.com
Dawn Lonsdale, previously Laity Development Adviser for Derby Diocese, has been 'Chief Officer' at Unlock since July 2004. Her role is the strategic management of Unlock, including the development of Unlock Local Partnerships and Discipleship Development Worker posts, and promotion of Unlock's mission and method. She lives and worships in Heanor, in the former coalfield and textile industry sector of Derbyshire.
Jenny has now retired. A new administrator will begin work in a few weeks.
IT and Finance Manager
Kevin manages Unlock's IT and Finance and started work for Unlock in April 2015. He is Treasurer at a church in Sheffield and at a homeless charity in Rotherham. He is Chair of Trustees for the Yorkshire Baptist Association and for ASSIST Sheffield (a charity supporting those people who have been unsuccessful in their applications for asylum and as a result have been made destitute).
Unlock Voluntary Treasurer post >>
Unlock Current needs >>
Unlock is Governed by a voluntary National Council which meets three times each year.
Unlock National Council >> This link goes to a restricted section for Council Business.
How Unlock is organised >>
Unlock Local Discipleship Development Workers
Unlock short stories from local partnership projects >>
Discipleship Development Worker job description >>
1 year as an Unlock Discipleship Development Worker >>
Unlock Local Partnership Project finance form >>
Why Do It This Way? >>
Development strategy >>
Worker appointment process >>
You will find more information on Unlock Local Partnership Projects in our 'Unlock Updates' - below to the right, and in the
'Our Workers' section of this website>>
Please note that we advise that people contact the Unlock National Office before beginning the process of putting together a bid for an Unlock Local Partnership Project for their location, in order to establish (a) if one already exists, or is planned, and (b) if there is funding available for any more workers at that time.
Unlock London Walk Planning Team (Voluntary)
- Tim & Sarah Watkins-Idle
- Geoff Coggins
- Ian Smith and Alison Gelder
A small team of volunteers plans the Unlock London Walk each year; they recruit the local churches, create the map and photos and collate all of the travel and tourist information that goes with it, as well as staffing the event on the day of the walk.
They need some new people to join them to help to make the next Unlock London Walks some of the best yet.
If you live within easy reach of London, care about supporting Unlock’s work and have an interest in urban walking - better still if you are already an Unlock Walker and want to help to create the magic that is the Unlock London walk for the future, please contact the Unlock National Office
Unlock on the World Stage!
Unlock was invited to facilitate
a workshop at the World Wide Scripture Engagement Consultation in Melaka,
Malaysia. Thanks to the Slavanka Trust, who generously provided all the necessary
finance, two Unlock staff led an Unlock workshop at this international mission
Re-imagining Bible Engagement for Post-Christian Cultures >>
Inspire article 2009 >>
There is an entry refering to Unlock's working context, approach and experience in the 3 Volume Encyclopedia of Christian Education published by Rowman and Littlefield in 2015.