Improving the quality of life for people and communities

Would you like to support Voluntary Action Epping Forest? All donations however big or small help us to continue the work that we do in the community and your assistance is very much appreciated. Thank you!

VAEF is an Investor in People

Who's Who

Who’s Who At VAEF

Jacqui Foile, Chief Officer 

Charlotte Hyett, Project & Business Development Officer

Debbie Smith, Executive Assistant & HR Co-ordinator

David Wright, Finance Officer 

Nina Gavens, Funding and Information Officer

Maggie Gilchrist, Volunteer Centre Co-ordinator

Sally Panrucker, Volunteers Plus Learning Disability Officer

Ray Harris, Learning Disabilities Sessional Worker

Della Nash, Harlow Volunteer Centre Co-ordinator


Older People’s Services

Chris Bullock, Handyperson Service

Jina Symes, Benefits Advice Officer

Julie Bristow, Befriending Co-ordinator

Claire Marsh, Befriending Sessional Worker

Trevor Felton, Befriending Driver

Mark Dalton, Community Handyperson



Colin Rowell, Safer Communities Support Officer



Jina Symes, Gardening Project Administrator

Karen Macmillan, Part-time Gardener 

Aubrey BrandyPart-time Gardener

Marc Balkham – Community Music Practitioner

Nick Robinson – Music Session Worker

Pauline Townsend – Time Bank Co-ordinator