Meet the Team
The staff team are available Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 4:30pm
Kim Buet is our Support Coordinator for the West of the county –
covering Watford, Three Rivers, Dacorum, St Albans and Hertsmere.
Kim joined the team in July 2020. Kim has worked in customer
services for 15 years, before deciding on a career change into the care sector.
Kim has care experience in a domiciliary and in a care home setting.
Her previous job was coordinating activities in a dementia care home,
where she was awarded employee of the year 2019!
Amanda is our Support Coordinator in the North and East of
the county – covering North Herts, Stevenage, Welwyn and Hatfield,
East Herts, and Broxbourne. Amanda joined Reach Out in
December 2019 and has recruited lots of new volunteers and
arranged lots of new matches since she started.
Amanda has a background in care, the last 15 years being
at the local Hospice.
Vicky is our Project Manager and covers the entire county.
Vicky has managed Reach Out since it first started in the
north of the county and has led on the expansion of the
project following a successful pilot stage.
Vicky has worked in the charity and non-profit sector for 18 years,
working with vulnerable people and families in advocacy and
advice settings, as well as delivering support in health and social care.
Rachel is our Support Coordinator in the Centre and East
of the county – covering Welwyn and Hatfield, East Herts
and Broxbourne. Rachel joined the team in December
2020. Rachel has a background in education, as a class
teacher in Inner City London and then running her own
childminding business in Hitchin. She has lots of
experience with volunteering for different organisations
and charities, including shopping for the elderly as part
of Reach Out.
Claire is our Support Coordinator for East Herts and Broxbourne
and joined the team in January 2022. Claire has worked with
adults with learning disabilities at a horticultural project, where
she ran a team gardening for elderly people.
Her previous job was as a Social Prescribing Link Worker,
helping people find information and services to help them.
She referred many of them to Reach Out and saw the benefits
our volunteers provide.