Annie joined VSA in April 2018 as Volunteer Recruitment Manager.
Originally from Wellington, Annie spent 20 years abroad, training and performing as a dancer/ choreographer in Australia, China, The Netherlands and London prior to returning to Wellington in 2013.Annie has a breadth of recruitment, workforce planning and operational management experienced gained in London and Wellington. Her recruitment experience covers sectors such as NGO’s, IT, Commercial, Finance, Regulatory, Arts, Business, Built Environment, Charities, Crown Entity and Public Sector.
Prior experience includes managing sports, and community centres in some of London's most socially and economically disadvantaged areas, focusing on increasing awareness, participation and inclusion of local people into various sports and community activities. This work involved developing a number of outreach initiatives and inner city green spaces in collaboration with Coin Street Community Builders, Central and Greater London local government groups. Annie is committed to the values upheld by VSA and its focus on building sustainable change through the power of volunteering.