Claire has been volunteering with OM for three years in Hamburg. The OM team has an office in the middle of Wilhelmsburg, a very international district just south of the city, which has a dubious reputation as well as high levels of alcoholism and homelessness.

In 2015 approximately 5000 refugees were allocated to Wilhelmsburg.  These are people displaced because of the war in the Middle East or because of economic problems in Eastern Europe. The OM team founded a church there five years ago called 'Jesusfriends' and also looks to offer practical and spiritual help to refugees and other migrants in the area. They have a focus on youth and children's work.

Claire has been the kids and youth worker at Jesusfriends church since March 2016. She officially joined the OM team in August 2018 to continue her role. Her work involves running the girls' youth group on a Friday night, running the English homework club and overseeing the kids and youth work at church. Alongside this she supports and comes alongside refugee families in the area and is part of the growing arts scene in Wilhelmsburg.

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