Karen Jones

JOB TITLE

Programmes Manager


PHONE NUMBER

07970 544406


EMAIL ADDRESS

karen.jones@activedevon.org


BACKGROUND

Having spent over 15 years working in the print and packaging sector I joined Active Devon in 2002. In my current role I’m the strategic lead for the West and North areas. I also lead our Youth Engagement and Safeguarding work and I represent Active Devon as an independent trustee on the board of V.O.Y.C. Devon. Outside of work, I’m a safeguarding tutor and am currently chair of Netball South West and umpiring secretary for West Devon Netball, both of which are invaluable in helping me understand the needs of volunteers. I like to think I'm hard working and dedicated. To keep fit I'm a keen netball umpire – an activity that’s seen me travel over 25,000 miles in the last 20 years.

ABOUT

Responsible for:

  • Operational management of a portfolio of Active Devon’s work to ensure that various programmes achieve their intended outcomes and impact.
  • Leadership of our work and management of key partner relationships in Plymouth, Torbay, South Hams and West Devon areas.

FUN FACTS

Recently, I managed to get myself locked into the Active Devon office. The security team then witnessed my depleted sense of humour!