Mark is the Advocacy Manager at Just for Kids Law, he has worked to support young people for several years. He started out as a Samaritan’s listener 10 years ago and helped to run the local branch as a trustee. He has experience in teaching and as a teaching assistant, and has worked in supported housing with young people managing substance use issues and those coping with mental health difficulties. He has also worked as a community advocate. In his work advocating for young people in south London he listens to the wishes and feelings of young people, supporting them to access housing, financial security and the support they feel they need. As Advocacy Manager he works to develop advocacy at the organisation and to support the advocacy team.