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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 Co-ordinator
Nicola works as the project co-ordinator 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
Volunteer Coordinator/Daventry Clean & Green Project
Angelina Farrant is the volunteer co-ordinator for DVC, and the new Daventry Clean & Green Project in Partnership with Daventry District Council. Angie is based in the DVC office upstair at the DDWF building next to Tesco and is the first port of call for anyone interested in volunteering.

Our Management Committee
Gary Morse- Chair
Joshua Toms - 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


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

Click here to view our business plans for 2014-2017 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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