Meet the team
Contact Kate to enquire about Breakaway PlayschemesKate has been at North Herts CVS for over ten years and is the Operations Manager, she is responsible for managing all the CVS playschemes and Saturday clubs for children/young with SEN, Kate also line manages a number of NHCVS project staff.
In her spare time, Kate also coaches a young netball team in Stevenage. Prior to joining NHCVS, Kate worked at Fujitsu as a Customer Service Manager
Alessandra joined CVS in May 2017. She comes to CVS with a wealth of experience gained in construction supply management and is actively involved in a number of local community associations and organisations. Alessandra’s role is to support the Executive Director and team leaders in project delivery whilst having specific responsibility for the management of the Stoneyhall Community Center.
Contact Rebecca to enquire about Training, Dragons' Apprentice Challenge, #TeamHerts marketing and communications
Events and Marketing Coordinator for #TeamHerts Volunteering
Contact Savita to enquire about #TeamHerts Volunteering events or to submit a case study for promotionSavita joined CVS in September 2012. Before joining CVS, Savita volunteered as part of the Communications Team at the Herts MS Therapy Centre, helping to raise awareness of the services available for people with multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. Savita has a degree in Business and Management from Aston University in Birmingham. In her role Savita organises #TeamHerts Volunteering events and delivers the Volunteer Coordinator Network Forums and Introduction to Volunteering. She also supports with the marketing for #TeamHerts Volunteering and the North Herts & Stevenage Volunteer Centre.
Community Transport Scheme Manager
Contact Jon to enquire about Community Transport in North Herts and Stevenage
Jon joined North Herts CVS as Community Transport Manager in June 2015. He previously served for six and half years as a Volunteer Manager for a successful overseas mission charity. Jon was delighted to return to the charitable sector as he very much believes in the role of the volunteer. Jon is also an actor and director and is a member of two local theatre companies.
Community Transport Coordinator
Contact Nora to discuss Community Transport trips
Nora joined CVS in 2015, shortly before our North Herts and Stevenage Community transport schemes, merged with the Lister car scheme,
having previously been a volunteer driver for the Lister scheme.
Nora primarily looks after trips and drivers in the Stevenage area.
Membership Support Coordinator
Contact Anne to enquire about advice on all issues related to developing your group, and Volunteer Centre enquiries
As our Membership Support Officer, she can help new community groups set up and help more established groups to meet challenges as they grow. This can include reviewing governing documents, developing the management committee, funding advice, volunteer recruitment and many other issues.
#TeamHerts Volunteering Manager
Contact Kat to enquire about matters regarding #TeamHerts Volunteering
Kat Shepherdson is the manager of the #TeamHerts Volunteering project which launched in 2015, previously to this Kat managed the North Herts, Stevenage and Buntingford Timebank at NHCVS. Kat in the past has sat on varies trustee boards and continues to volunteer in the community.
Technical Services Coordinator