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The Team

Family Volunteering Club is a growing programme and we're excited to be building a community of people who believe it'd be wonderful to make volunteering more accessible to families!

If you are interested in finding out more about starting a Family Volunteering Club in your area please get in touch with Maddy: maddy @

Maddy Mills
Founder & Director

A proud northerner, Maddy currently lives in Southwark, London and has a background working in senior leadership positions in the arts, culture and charity sectors. She started Family Volunteering Club in 2019 after having her first son, and looks after the overall project.

Christina Thompson

Christina is a London mum (originally from Australia), lawyer and advisor to the Family Volunteering Club. Christina has supported the project from its outset, and is excited about the opportunities that it is creating, allowing families to engage with both their local community and charities in a meaningful way.

Saira Hasan
Local Coordinator: Stevenage

Saira is a local resident with a background in the community and health sectors. She ran the pilot programme for Stevenage in 2023, which welcomed lots of families to help out in the local community!

Neva Brentnall
Local Coordinator: Lambeth & Southwark

Willow Costello
Local Coordinator: Abergavenny

Neva is a Lambeth resident and has two young children. She has a background in working and volunteering with children and charities. She loves being outdoors and is keen to encourage families to volunteer in their local communities.

Willow will run the pilot programme in Abergavenny and is looking forward to getting to know the community after relocating to the nearby area from Cardiff, via London with her young daughter. Willow looks after Client Services at a digital agency that specialises in charity websites and has a degree in Drama and Theatre Arts.

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