Here are the Park View City Year Mentors



Miss K Rivera

Miss Rivera has worked with children for a number of years. Most recently, she has worked with charities to help empower homeless women. She is an aspiring sports massage therapist. She’s very excited to be working with the children at PVCS and would especially likes running the after school art club. 




Mr H Raza

Mr H Raza has recently returned from doing charity work in Zambia, supporting a rural community with financial literacy.  One of his main focus points is to address self esteem and self confidence,  supporting children to enjoy education. 





Miss S Begum

Miss Begum studied International Business at The University of Salford; whilst studying she volunteered for different charities including Childreach International and Oxfam. She is an aspiring primary school teacher and is especially enjoys supporting children with reading, writing and maths.





Mr M Whittaker

Mr Whittaker studied at The Manchester Film School. He has a background in film production which has allowed him to acquire roles at ITV Media City, as a freelance runner and has previously worked on an animation project as an illustrator for the BBC Stargazing Live. Mr Whittaker has volunteer at local youth clubs in the community and enjoys serving at PVCS to give back to the community he came from.




Mr M Gibbons

Before joining City Year UK, Mr Gibbons coached children at the Manchester United Foundation and the FA. He has completed qualifications in military preparation, health and social care and first aid. He is looking forward to getting to know the staff and pupils at Park View. 

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Miss H L Walsh

Miss Walsh is the team’s Impact Officer and is responsible for coaching and managing the team and the partnership with PVCS. Miss Walsh studied LLB Law with Politics at the University of Manchester. Whilst studying she mentored young people from across Greater Manchester and went on to train and qualify as an FE teacher. She left the profession to join the charity sector and last year managed a team of City Year UK volunteers serving at Cedar Mount Academy.