Oonagh Aitken joins UK volunteering and learning charity, CSV this month to take up the joint posts of Director of Social Action and Volunteering and Director of Policy and Fundraising.
Oonagh is a versatile, strategic and experienced leader with a strong track record of developing sustainable models which will support the future of CSV. She joins the charity from Local Government Association, where she was Joint Head of the Ageing Well Programme and a Strategic Advisor for Children’s Services Improvement.
Oonagh Aitken said:
“I am delighted to be joining CSV at a time when the kind of work that CSV does is needed more than ever. I hope to make a real contribution to ensure the charity goes from strength to strength. In my first few days as Director, I have already been struck by the depth of passion and commitment of staff, volunteers and learners.”
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CSV (Community Service Volunteers) creates opportunities for people to take an active part in the life of their communities through volunteering, learning and community action. Every year CSV helps transform the lives of over 1 million people. Last year 150,000 people gave their time as volunteers through CSV. The charity worked with 5,000 learners of all ages. www.csv.org.uk