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Meet the Team


 
 

 

Chief Executive 



Gill Geddes  

gill@vcspd.org


Gill implements work programmes, policies & decisions of the Management Committee. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of VCS Peaks and Dales and its' projects. 
                

Business Development Manager


 

 


Debbie Hackett

debbie@vcspd.org


 Debbie is responsible for growing and maintaining the business through development of new ideas and projects.  She also sources and applies for grants, and develops corporate support for the charity.

Marketing Officer






Elizabeth Marginson

marketing@vcspd.org

Elizabeth is responsible for marketing our services and promoting VCSPD throughout the Peaks and Dales
Community and Events Fundraiser





Natalie Bell

fundraising@vcspd.org

Natalie is implementing a brand new programme of fundraising events, and liaises with the local community to support and encourage them to fundraise on our behalf
Office and Facilities
Co-ordinator




Emma Preece

emma@vcspd.org

Emma manages our Buxton Reception and reception volunteers, looks after our social media, greets visitors, takes payments and co-ordinates admin duties.  She also covers the efficient running of the office building.



Volunteering Development      Co-ordinator (Buxton)




Lynn Stone
lynnS@vcspd.org

Lynn is responsible for the recruitment 
of volunteers and for guiding people into opportunities with VCSPD and other organisations in the High Peak area, and promoting the service locally. Lynn also provides information and support to other volunteering organisations.

Home Support Manager



Carole Gregory
homesupport@vcspd.org

Carole manages Buxton Home 
Support Services. She is responsible 
for the support, management and 
training of our care staff, producing care plans, carrying out risk assessments and conducting reviews. Overall she ensures that people in the community in need of care and assistance get the best service possible.
Home Support Co-ordinator


Jackie Redfern
homesupport@vcspd.org

Jackie is part of the Home Support team.  She ensures that people in the community in need of care and assistance get the best service possible.

Befriending Co-ordinator & Home Support Co-ordinator



Rachael Mitchell
rachael@vcspd.org

Rachael co-ordinates the 
befriending service for the centre, 
matching volunteers to elderly, isolated people in Buxton and Chapel-en-le-Frith who don't have families 
living locally. 
Rachael is also part of the Home Support team. She ensures that people in the community in need of care and assistance get the best service possible.
Accounts Manager




Helen Eskriett
accounts@vcspd.org

Helen manages all our accounts, ensuring all financial monitoring reports are complete for funding, setting up and monitoring financial processes, and producing financial reports, as well as managing our day-to-day finances.

Finance and Payroll Administrator



Vicky Riley

vicky@vcspd.org


Vicky looks after the day to day processing of accounts and payroll services.


Home Maintenance Manager



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David Mint

david@vcspd.org


David is responsible for the day to day running of the Home Maintenance Service. He organises the operative and arrangesfor quotes to be carried out. He will also carry out various job tasks as well such as grab rails and painting and decorating. 

Handy Van Administrator and Aspire Administrative Support


Gill Hamill

Gill provides admin support for Home Maintenance and Handy Van services.  She liaises with customers, sends out invoices, and manages the associated databases.
Home Maintenance and Handy Van Support


Liz Morris

Liz provides admin support for Home Maintenance and Handy Van services.  She liaises with customers, sends out invoices, and manages the associated databases. She also manages our cleaning service. 
Home Maintenance Operative

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 Jordan Hodgeson

Jordan assists the Home Maintenance team with putting up grab rails, painting and decorating and other DIY jobs
Home Maintenance Operative

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Simon Harrod 

Simon assists the Home Maintenance team with putting up grab rails, painting and decorating and other DIY jobs

Handy Van Operator



Mick Wood
homemaintenance@vcspd.org


Mick carries out all the Handy Van work in the High Peak area. He fits fire and security equipment and gives advice to help people remain safe and secure in their own homes.
Handy Van Operator


David Peet

David carries out all the Handy Van work in the High Peak area. He fits fire and security equipment and gives advice to help people remain safe and secure in their own homes.

Handy Van Operator



David Morris

homemaintenance@vcspd.org


David carries out all the Handy Van work in the Derbyshire Dales area. He fits fire and security equipment and gives advice to help people remain safe and secure in their own homes.

Handy Van Operator




Brian carries out all the Handy Van work in the Derbyshire Dales. He fits fire and security equipment and gives advice to people to help them stay safe in their homes.
Handy Van Operator



Steve Sowerby
homemaintenance@vcspd.org



Steve carries out all the Handy Van work in Chesterfield and surrounding areas. He fits fire and security equipment and gives advice to help people remain safe and secure in their own homes.
Handy Van Operator



Colin Slater

Colin carries out all the Handy Van work in Chesterfield and surrounding areas. He fits fire and security equipment and gives advice to help people remain safe and secure in their own homes.


Head of Aspire Service



Kate Shenton
Kate@vcspd.org


Kate is responsible for the overall running of Aspire Disability Support Service. Kate is responsible for the management, guidance and training of all the support staff.

Aspire Service Manager



Michelle Woodall
michelle@vcspd.org


Michelle is responsible for 
co-ordinating the group activities provision, alongside providing guidance to our Aspire support workers. Michelle also delivers some of our in-house training.
Deputy Manager of Aspire Services and Sibling Support Coordinator




Lee Hancox
lee@vcspd.org

Lee assists the Head of Aspire Services in her role and is responsible for the management, guidance and training of all the support staff.
Lee is also responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of our Sibling Support project.

Aspire Service Co-ordinator

  


Position to be filled


 assists Kate in the day to day running of Aspire and also provides guidance to our Aspire support workers.

Aspire Service Co-ordinator




Hayley Wood

Hayley assists Kate in the day to day running of Aspire and also provides guidance to our Aspire support workers.
Aspire Service Coordinator
(Aspire, Tameside)




Judith Parr
judith@vcspd.org


Judith co-ordinates the Aspire support service over in the Tameside area. Judith is responsible for the support and line management of the Tameside team.

Aspire Service Coordinator
(Aspire, Tameside)


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Hayley Gibson
hayleyg@vcspd.org


Hayley co-ordinates the Aspire support service over in the Tameside area. Hayley is responsible for the support and line management of the Tameside team.

Head of Transport Services



Howard Gunn


Howard manages the Volunteer Transport Scheme as well as supporting the volunteer drivers and administration assistants. He promotes the scheme and is responsible for driver training and all vehicle maintenance.

Transport Administrator




Position Vacant

transport-assistant@vcspd.org

 This role is the main link between the people we transport and the volunteer drivers. They book the drivers to take people to their appointment and also supports the drivers with any problems they may have.

Readycall Macmillan Manager



Polly Yates 

polly@vcspd.org
01335 348600


Polly manages the Readycall Macmillan Project in the Derbyshire Dales


 

Readycall Macmillan 
Co-ordinator (South)

 

 

     

Sarah Hallam  

  01335 348602

Sarah co-ordinates the Readycall Macmillan project in the south of the Derbyshire Dales

 

Readycall Macmillan 
Co-ordinator (North)
 




Sam Tock
sam@vcspd.org
01629 693693


Sam co-ordinates the Readycall Macmillan project in the north of the Derbyshire Dales

Readycall Macmillan Support Officer



Jill Beckett
jill@vcspd.org


Supports the team with the day to day running and administration of the scheme supporting and befriending people aged over 60 living in the Derbyshire Dales.
Based in Bakewell, Jill covers the north area




Readycall Macmillan Support Officer



Donna Crump
donna@vcspd.org


Supports the team with the day to day running and administration of the scheme supporting and befriending people aged over 60 living in the Derbyshire Dales.
Readycall Macmillan Support Officer and Car-Scheme Support



Glynis Ainley
glynis@vcspd.org

Glynis supports the team with the day to day running and administration of the scheme supporting and befriending people aged over 60 living in the Derbyshire Dales.
She also assists in the running of the Voluntary car scheme within the Derbyshire Dales
Volunteering Development Co-ordinator (Ashbourne)



Gaynor Atkins
gaynor@vcspd.org


Gaynor is responsible for recruitment of volunteers and guiding people into opportunities within VCSPD and other organisations in the Derbyshire Dales area, and promoting the service locally.  
 
Car Scheme Co-ordinator



Lynn Limb
lynn@vcspd.org
01335 344700


Lynn co-ordinates the voluntary car scheme for the Derbyshire Dales area

Home from Hospital Coordinator


Sarah Clowes
sarahc@vcspd.org


Sarah coordinates our Welcome Home from Hospital Service, which provides support for those living in the South Derbyshire Dales and are aged over 65 who are returning home from a spell in hospital.


For more information contact our Ashbourne Office on: 01335 348600




 You can make a donation to the charity through Paypal.

Registered Co. 2918492
Charity N
o. 1067193


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Last Modified: 23 Nov 2017