Derek Millinchip

Connecting Communities Co-Ordinator

Derek joined the CVS in November 2014 to launch a pilot scheme entitled “Connected Communities” which aimed to address isolation and loneliness in adults across South Devon regardless of their health or ability by enabling access to voluntary and community led activities and services.  

Prior to his appointment Derek volunteered for the Citizens Advice Centre for four years after leaving his job as a postman and union representative; he also volunteered with the Territorial Army for thirteen years serving throughout Europe and the USA. His main hobby is playing the guitar and singing with a local band