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Daventry Volunteer Centre
DDWF Building
13 New Street
Tel: 01327 300614

Our Volunteers
The Volunteer Centre
The Daventry Volunteer Centre (DVC) is staffed by a team of paid workers and volunteers and is overseen by a management committee, who are also volunteers.

The Management Committee is comprised of a Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Agency Representatives, Volunteer Representatives, and Advisory Members. The Management Committee meet together every 6 weeks, and are responsible for the overall management of the Volunteer Centre.

Click here to view all our reports Link to DVC reports

Our Team
Carella Davies - Manager
Carella Davies
Carella has worked in the voluntary sector for over 25 years and at the Daventry Volunteer Centre for the last 21 years. She has a background in counselling and youth work and voluntary sector management. She continues to have a leading role in promoting partnership collaboration across VCS, Local Authorities, Funders and the not for profit sectors, and developing infrastructure support to the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) in Northamptonshire. She Chairs the Daventry Local Strategic Partnership, is on the board of the Health & Wellbeing Partnership and Chairs the Daventry Voluntary & Community Sector forum. As a volunteer she is Secretary to the Daventry District Welfare Foundation.

Nicola Toms
Nicola Toms
Happy at Home Partnership Project Manager
Nicola works as the project manager for the Happy at Home Partnership which is a Big Lottery Funded project helping reduce the feelings of isolation in elderly residents across Daventry and South Northants Districts, and enabling them to remain living independently in their own homes. Nicola recruits volunteer visitors, and organises social events to bring local residents together and to promote the project.

Angelina Farrant
Daventry Clean & Green Project
Angelina Farrant is the Daventry Clean & Green Project co-ordinator in Partnership with Daventry District Council. Angie is based in the New Street Centre next to Tesco.

Anne Dow
Anne Dow
Working Progress Project/Volunteering Co-ordinator
Anne Dow is the project co-ordinator for the Working Progress Scheme. She is also the volunteering co-ordintor and is the first port of call for all volunteering enquiries. She is based upstairs in the DVC office at the New Street Centre next to Tesco

Beverley Macanovic
Beverley Macanovic
Daventry Time Bank Project
Beverley is our volunteer who co-ordinates the Time Bank Project in Daventry. She is located downstairs at the New Street Centre next to Tesco

Our Management Committee
Gary Morse- Chair
Jeremy King - Treasurer
Carella Davies - Secretary
Annette Dunn- Independent
Stephen Cave - Independent
Cllr Alan Hills - DDC

Derval O’Brien - Independent

Dave Berry– Daventry CAB

John Lee – Volunteer Rep
Pam Tomalin - Independent


Please find below a copy of our latest reports and plans for the next few years.

Click here to view our business plans for 2018-2021 DVC Business Plan 2014-2015

Click here to view our Volunteering Strategy DVC - Volunteering Strategy

Click here to view our Complaints PolicyDVC Complaints Policy

Click here to view our Equality PolicyDVC - Equality Policy

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