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Opening times: Monday - Tuesday 9am - 4pm, Friday 9am - 1.30pm, Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Joan Brandon Chief Executive

Jimmy Lee Photographer

Emdad Rahman

Trainer, Project Coordinator Barking and Dagenham Soup Kitchen

Liz Befriending Volunteer

Paul Befriending Volunteer

Kelly Price DBS Manager

Lynne Hopkins Volunteer and Office Manager

Paige Wedge Office Volunteer

Jon Gildersleeve
Patron , Founder Barking and Dagenham Soup Kitchen,
Social Media and Marketing

Julie Wedge Social Media and Marketing

Donna Dennis Website

Lorraine Ridley

Homeless Hostel Donations coordinator

Volunteer Centre list of staff and volunteers

Joan Brandon CEO if you would like to speak to Joan about anything regarding the Volunteer Centre
Email :

Lynne Hopkins Volunteer Co-Ordinator / Get Together Co- Ordinator if you have any queries into becoming a volunteer or you would like to find out more regarding our Get Together groups for the elderly please contact email

Kelly Price Ofiice Manager / DBS Manager please contact Kelly if you need to register your organisation for DBS checks or need Staff / Volunteers to complete DBS you can also contact Kelly via email

Mark Nicols Volunteer Telephone Befriender . Mark contacts many elderly clients daily to make sure they are ok he also volunteer at 2 Get Together Groups weekly if you would like to speak to Mark to find out what it is like to Volunteer please

Paige Wedge Volunteers in our office every Monday and also volunteers from home welcoming new members to our facebook paige if you would like to talk to Paige regarding her volunteering experience please conatct her

Jon Gildersleeve has been with the volunteer for a few years . Jon's role within the centre is to keep our facebook page upto and to pass all enquires over to the right person. Jon also works full time but he finds time to make sure the volunteer centre facebook is full of usefull information he is also patron of the centre if you would like find out more about our facebook page or our website please contact Jon email

Donna volunteers her time making sure our website has all the information needed. She also advertises for groups volunteer role that they have avaliable and events that have taken place if you would like to find out more about our website please email Donna :

The Volunteer centre have a number of active volunteers giving time to make sure projects run smoothly. We have so many it is hard to name all of them but we would like to thank each and everyone of them as without their dedication some projects would not be able to continue

If you have any donations or you would like to discuss anything with us please contact on our email :