Improving the quality of life for people and communities


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

Colin Rowell, IT Support


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



Jina Symes, Gardening Project Administrator

Aubrey BrandyPart-time Gardener

Kevin Gay,  Part-time Gardener 

Marc Balkham, Community Music Practitioner

Diane Da’Costa, Community Music Session Worker

Nick Robinson, Youth Volunteering

Carmina Cromby, Time Bank Co-ordinator