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Our Staff

HOPE Coventry Team

The HOPE Coventry team look after all HOPE Coventry’s projects and volunteer base. They work alongside the Good Neighbours staff and CAP Coventry staff, as well as many wonderful volunteers.

Steve Elton

Chief Operations Officer

Steve has led Hope Springs Church with his wife Susie for 6 years, where they look to work alongside people, families, churches and other organisations to help them forward on their journey. Steve joined HOPE Coventry as a trustee in March 2022, bringing to the board his experience of partnership building and strategic planning. He has been COO since January 2023.

Communications Manager & Good Neighbours project Manager
Administrative assistant
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Christians Against Poverty Team

The CAP team work alongside many volunteers to deliver debt advice and money courses across Coventry.

Ian Burton

CAP Coventry Centre Manager

Following 10 years as a statistician with British Airways and then 20 years in ministry as a youth worker and pastor, Ian joined HOPE Coventry as the Debt Centre Manager for Christians Against Poverty in 2015. His role involves leading a team to support people across our city who have issues with debt and need support to budget their finances. Ian attends Coventry Vineyard church.

Debt coach

Good Neighbours Team

Our Good Neighbours team members coordinate Good Neighbours across the city, supporting clients and their volunteer befrienders.

Jess Day-Pollard

Good Neighbours Project Manager

After working in youth outreach and education, Jess joined HOPE Coventry in September 2016. They work both as the Good Neighbours project manager and HOPE Coventry communications manager. Jess leads on finding friendship and support for older people locally, through hundreds of volunteers. They also connect churches & communities together. Jess attends St Clare’s at the Cathedral.

CV3 & CV6 Local area coordinator
Men’s Support worker
CV4 & CV5 Local area coordinator
Good Neighbours Publicity Coordinator
CV6 area coordinator
CV4 & CV5 Local area coordinator
(on maternity leave)
Good Neighbours Administrator
(On Maternity leave)
CV2 local area coordinator
CV4/CV5 local area coordinator
(Maternity cover)
Memory Lane dementia coordinator
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