Our Team | Charles Burrell Centre | Thetford

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Our Team:

Nik Chapman

Chief Executive Officer

Nik Chapman

I have overall responsibility for the centre's operations, development and effective management. I look after our staff and volunteer team, making sure we've got everything we need to provide the best service to our community. My name will be on our grant applications. You'll find me at reception, in my office or whistling down the corridors.

Sally Howard-Saunders

Centre Assistant

Sally Howard-Saunders

As Centre Assistant, I get involved with all kinds of jobs. Taking a lead on risk assessments, tenant liaison and Lease writing. My name will be on your Leases. If you want to make any comments or suggestions to improve the Centre, please drop me a line.





Jo Jenkins

Receptionist 

Jo Jenkins

 I'm the first person you're likely to see when you come to the centre. Speak to me about anything... hiring a room, organising or attending an event, finding out what's on. I'm always happy to help. 




Bev Williams

Finance Assistant 

Bev Williams

I deal with contractors and with debtors- ask me anything to do with services you have provided or any payments due. 







Ricky Jermy

Duty Manager

Ricky Jermy

Darren and I are both jointly in charge of building maintenance plus health and safety. I enjoy painting, decorating and fixing things. Get in touch if you notice something that needs to be fixed or improved to keep everyone here safe and well.

Jon Viccars

Cafe Support Worker

Jon Viccars

I prepare every meal with care, making sure you get the best quality for your money. Tell me if you'd like something different, or to send your compliments to the chef. 


Jon Coles

Cafe Support Worker

Jon Coles

I prepare every meal with care, making sure you get the best quality for your money. Tell me if you'd like something different, or to send your compliments to the chef. 


Bear

Affection Provider

Bear

 I think I own the place, and I won't ask twice before stepping onto your lap or getting cosy on top of your filing cabinet. If you see me, give me a cuddle or I'll keep whining and clawing at your arm until you do.





Billie Lawler

Burrell Shop Manger

Billie Lawler

I run the Burrell Shop, East Anglia's 1st Citizens' Supermarket which provides a corner shop experience but with really great prices to its members. Anyone who lives on The Burrell Ward can join. There's also a Fuel Bank at the shop and other community initiatives coming soon. I also organise events like the Annual Community Day.

Phil Turner

Volunteer Caretaker

Phil Turner

 I keep an eye on things, making sure everything runs smoothly. If you're not sure what key you need, chances are I know. I'll get in touch with you if I notice a window left open or a light left on. 




Steve Bunce

Centre Caretaker

Steve Bunce

I take great pride in keeping the site clean and tidy, making sure all room hirers have everything they need for their meetings and activities. Give me a shout if you want to talk about cleanliness and tidiness.



Tracy Terry

Cafe Manager

Tracy Terry

 This is a proper community cafe, with wholesome, affordable food and loads of activities from bingo to arts and crafts. We can cater for your meeting or event, from teas & coffees to a full buffet feast. Come on over, meet with friends, let me know if there's anything we can do for you. 

Darren White

Shift Manager

Darren White

Ricky and I are both jointly in charge of building maintenance plus health and safety. I enjoy painting, decorating and fixing things. Get in touch if you notice something that needs to be fixed or improved to keep everyone here safe and well.


Jake Shannon

Full Steam Ahead 
Project Manager

Jake Shannon

I run the Full Steam Ahead Project and am always happy to see new participants come on board who may need help with their CV and job application skills or practical work experience. We keep it positive and tailored to your needs. Get in touch if you would like to join us or if you can offer work placements or talks!

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Charles Burrell Centre | Thetford | Norfolk