Jo – Project Officer for Vintage Volunteers

  1. How long have you worked for VAST?  Almost 18 months
  2. What is your job at VAST? Project Officer
  3. What is your favourite thing about working at VAST? Making a difference in the voluntary sector
  4. What do you miss the most about having to work remotely? The Dudson Centre Cafe
  5. What are you enjoying most about working remotely? Being able to work in my pyjamas (bottom half!)
  6. What is your favourite colour? Peach
  7. What is your favourite season? Summer
  8. What is your favourite meal? Chinese takeaway and a Creme Egg
  9. What is your favourite drink? Lucozade orange
  10. What is your favourite holiday destination?  Spain
  11. What is your favourite animal? Fat pugs
  12. What is your favourite band/musician? X-Ray Spex (or most female-fronted punk bands)
  13. What is your favourite sport/team? Mariokart (not a sporty person).
  14. What is your favourite film? The Breakfast Club
  15. What is your favourite TV show? Black Mirror
  16. What is your favourite theatre show? Cathy Come Home
  17. What is your favourite author/book? Lionel Shriver
  18. What is your favourite quote? You may not control all the events that happen to you but you can decide not to be reduced by them – Maya Angelou
  19. What is your favourite board game? Scrabble
  20. What is your pet-peeve? Pavement parkers
  21. When you were a child, what job did you want when you grew up? Teacher
  22. What do you like to do to relax? Netflix, junk food, makeup and hanging out with my dog and cat
  23. What is your main hobby? Watercolour painting at the moment
  24. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Spain to practice speaking Spanish every day
  25. If you could go back to any period in history for a day, where would you go? 1976 to the Clash’s first gig supporting the Sex Pistols
  26. Which four celebrities (dead or alive) would be at your fantasy dinner party?
    Barack Obama
    Dorothy Parker
    Amy Winehouse
    Steve Coogan (but only as Alan Partridge)