DVP Vacancies - Public Representatives


DVP Public Representative Recruitment – 2019


New Year, New Challenge?


Are you looking for a new volunteering challenge this year? Would you like to help the Derwent Valley Partnership (DVP) identify local issues, develop projects to help tackle these and have a say in where our funding is spent? If the answer is yes, then 2019 is the year that you can get involved!



The DVP has two vacancies within its public representative category, this is an exciting opportunity for anyone living, working, studying or volunteering within the area, with a keen interest in their community, to join a dynamic and proactive Board who have successfully delivered over 400 projects throughout Derwent Valley in the past 10 years. The Board has also led on delivering successful and popular events such as Christmas in Consett and Party in the Park.


In terms of time commitments, there is a requirement for all public representatives to attend six Board meetings per year in total, and preferably to have input to at least one of our three Task Groups who take a lead in addressing the DVP’s priorities (voted for by local residents), which are health and wellbeing, environment and employment, enterprise and training. Public representatives can claim out of pocket expenses for travel costs to meetings.


The role is about sharing valuable local knowledge and being passionate about the community – helping us to make a difference in Derwent Valley.


If you would like more information about our public representative vacancies, please contact a member of the DVP Team on 03000 260 725 or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application pack.


Please note that the closing date for applications is Friday 12th April 2019.