Our Volunteers

HOMELINK is a volunteer-led charity comprised of over 30 individuals

Profiled below are just a few of our dedicated team and the wonderful work they do. Volunteers help in a wide range of ways from occasional ad hoc support through to substantive roles.

We simply cannot deliver our vital local services without this assistance so if you would like to volunteer your time and skills, do get in touch – we would love to know how you could help, or let you know where we currently need support: volunteercoordinator@leweshomelink.org.uk

Linda

Linda

Volunteer Coordinator

Linda has worked as a secretary for over fifty years. As Volunteer Coordinator, Linda receives and processes applications for new volunteers and reports on volunteer-related matters. She also supports HOMELINK’s fundraising campaigns by coordinating and distributing communications to homes across the Lewes District area.

Gill

Gill

Small Grants team

Gill volunteers on the small grants team which provides those in need with essential household items. Once a grant is approved, the team buy the items and arrange delivery. Gill has a background in nursing, teaching and senior management. She volunteers because she likes the practical support HOMELINK provides.

Rosemary

Rosemary

Fundraising & Events Team

Rosemary has been involved with several successful fundraising events for HOMELINK, making use of her extensive local networks, having lived in the area for over 50 years. Rosemary is the former Head of a local independent school and is an enthusiastic advocate of HOMELINK’s work.

Alison

Alison

Fundraising & Events Team

Alison is a retired special needs teacher and has previously worked on a fundraising committee to help children with Autism. Alison joined HOMELINK after being moved by the testimonies of people assisted by HOMELINK. She now uses her experience to support the team with its fundraising activities.

Jan

Jan

Small Grants Team

Jan has a background in administration and volunteering and has experienced first-hand the threat of homelessness. With her sensitivity and understanding of the challenges faced by our clients, Jan has been involved with the interviewing of clients. She now supports the finance team with the allocation of HOMELINK’s small grants.

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Claudia

Claudia

Development & Communications

Claudia volunteers during breaks from University working on a variety of development projects and plans to focus her volunteering work on digital marketing & social media management. She has a strong personal connection to HOMELINK as well as a desire to be involved in helping the local community.

Pauline

Pauline

Church Representative

Pauline is one of our much-valued Church representatives who help circulate HOMELINK news within the congregations in the Lewes District area. Church Reps offer practical support such as distributing emails, posters and information about HOMELINK; they also support our fundraising appeals.

Margaret

Margaret

Church Representative & Interviewer Support

As a Church Representative for HOMELINK, Margaret circulates information about HOMELINK to her parish community. She also attends client interviews to assist with decisions offering loans. Margaret has been an active HOMELINK volunteer for over 18 years.