Team

Michael Ashe
CEO

michael.ashe@vckc.org.uk

I joined the team in August 2017.

I think the world can be a much better place, and that all of us have a role to play in making it better for everyone. I've tried to play my part in va...

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Andrew Croxford
Chief Operating Officer

andrew.croxford@vckc.org.uk

I worked in the private sector before joining the Volunteer Centre. With a career in recruitment and training, I joined the centre as a volunteer following a redundancy - to help set up the o...

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Robert Darke
Head of Volunteering

robert.darke@vckc.org.uk

I joined the team in January 2017, new year with a new and exciting job.

I have spent my career working with volunteers and community groups in various organisations such as wildlife trusts a...

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Carrie Hirst
Community Champions Manager

carrie.hirst@vckc.org.uk

I have been fortunate enough that my passion for volunteering has taken me around the world; having worked on long term youth development projects in India and Zambia, as well as managing a m...

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Iuliana Dinu
Head of Wellbeing - Stepping Stones

iuliana.dinu@vckc.org.uk

I consider working for Stepping Stones Project at the Volunteer Centre a significant milestone in my career and delighted to be part of such a successful team.

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Ola Omikunle
Head of Employability

ola@vckc.org.uk

I joined the Volunteer Centre Kensington & Chelsea in 2006. Prior to moving to the Borough I had worked with unemployed and marginalised people in several other boroughs for many years, suppo...

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Claire Charles
Community Champions Coordinator

claire.charles@vckc.org.uk

I am an experienced community project manager with a passion for volunteering. I’m a real people person and love working on projects that make a positive difference to the lives of others.  

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Valeria Villa
Head of Resettlement - InsideOut

valeria.villa@vckc.org.uk

I joined the driven and friendly VCKC team in December 2015 to run the InsideOut Project. I came to work for the voluntary sector after a long journey in the academia.

Whi...

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Laraine Short
Outreach & Mentoring Coordinator

laraine.short@vckc.org.uk

I am very excited to have recently started with the Volunteer Centre in December 2017, as Outreach & Mentoring Coordinator for the new Mentoring Project - My Wellbeing Journey.

I have over 17...

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Mohamud
Employment Support Administrator

mohamud@vckc.org.uk

 In 2014 fresh out of my work experience placement, I joined the Volunteer Centre Kensington & Chelsea as a volunteer with the new opportunities team; assisting with general admin, data entry and f...

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Angela Weir
Volunteer Services Administrator

angela.weir@vckc.org.uk

My introduction to the Volunteer Centre was five years ago when I met the new opportunities coordinator who led me to an opportunity where I could use my skills and volunteer at the Museum of Brand...

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Nadia Nail
K&C Ambassadors Project Manager

nadia.nail@vckc.org.uk

I joined the Volunteer Centre Kensington and Chelsea in September 2016 as a volunteer assisting with general office admin tasks and data entry, leading up to becoming a volunteer adviser. 

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