We provide an accredited volunteer centre, group development, contract opportunities, networks, forums, core training and sector events. We give leadership, advice to funding providers with an interest in Oxfordshire and more.
As an organisation and as individuals we value:
We will work within an equal opportunities policy which is regularly reviewed. We will respect the rights, views and needs of others.
We will be effective and reliable in our service delivery, partnership working, and relationships with funders.
We will enable others to take responsibility for identifying and achieving their own objectives. We will support the take up of our services by individuals and groups from a diverse range of backgrounds, including the most disadvantaged.
We will respond to a constantly changing environment with energy and creativity, in order to influence the future of our sector.
We encourage working together to build strength and sustainability in the sector.
Chair of Trustees
Appointed 1 September 2008. He has an MA in Jurisprudence from Worcester College Oxford. He was called to the Bar in 1971 and is a member of the Inner Temple. He received the OBE in 2004. Chief Executive of Castrol International 1993-1998; Chief Executive of Burmah Castrol PLC 1998-2000. Chairman of Travis Perkins PLC from 2001-2010 and Chairman of Morgan Crucible PLC 2006-2012. He is currently Chairman of Johnson Matthey PLC. Chair of Governors of Oxford Brookes University 2004-2008. Member of Council at Modern Art Oxford 1998-2004. Interests: hill walking, music and reading.
Timothy Hallchurch was trained at Sandhurst and served for many years in the Army in Royal Signals and served Aden, Cyprus, Libya, Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, Northern Ireland, Germany, Jordan, the Maldives and organised and ran long range communications during the Falklands conflict. He later worked in the defence industry and commanded the Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars as a TA officer and was also Military Liaison Officer for Oxfordshire as an acting Lieutenant Colonel. He is also a Cherwell District Councillor and was Chairman of Cherwell District Council for the year 2011-12.
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