Senior Volunteer Management Consultant
Gaylene is our Senior Volunteer Management Consultant. She joined Volunteering Bay Of Plenty (VBOP) in May 2017, firstly as a volunteer and then took on the role of Events & Marketing Coordinator. Gaylene is also the Volunteer Coordinator for Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust, helping them with their volunteer management.
Volunteer Management Consultant
Anna Bailey is our Volunteer Management Consultant who joined VBOP in September 2016 as our Volunteer Coordinator. Anna finished her Masters Degree in HR and also did another HR course in London to swap her knowledge to English language. She is very keen to stay focused in Human Resources and learn new things. Anna is from small town Humenne in Slovakia. Along with HR she has been studying Teaching of specialised subjects.
After her studies she moved to London to work and learn English. During that time she met Kiwi man, they got married and decided to move to his home land and she is now the proud mother of Jack. Anna is very happy to be in New Zealand as she loves the sea and outdoor activities. She also has become an interpreter in Slovak and Czech language for BOP area so she can use her native language.
She has completed a certificate in the Essentials of Volunteer Management.
Anna is currently on maternity leave and due to return to us in September 2020.