The Association of Volunteer Managers (AVM) is a company limited by guarantee, governed by a board of directors.

Find out more about our staff team below, or see who is on AVM’s Board of Directors.

Jo Gibney, Head of Business Development

Jo is AVM’s Head of Business Development, working closely with the Board to deliver our strategic aims, and leading our staff team.

A former volunteer manager, Jo was on AVM’s Board 2017-2019.


Helen Birchall, Membership and Events Administrator

Helen is the day-to-day face of AVM, and usually the first point of contact for our members and customers.

Get in touch with Helen if you have a query about membership or events, or have a general query.