Volunteer Stories

Volunteer Stories

We've spoken with some of our volunteers and collected their stories here. They are volunteers from across our services and areas and help give an insight in to why they do what they do.

Luke Temple - Volunteer Administrative Assistant

I work as a Volunteer Administrative Assistant in the Edinburgh office. I decided to volunteer with Sacro as I had some free time between leaving work and going back into education, and wanted to undertake some form of volunteering. I...

Brittany Stewart - Women's Mentoring Service

I am a volunteer mentor for Sacro’s Women’s Mentoring Service. I work across two services, ‘Shine’ and the ‘Another Way Service’. As a mentor, I provide one on one support to women involved in the service on a weekly basis. I have held...

Anne Milne - East Lothian Community Mediation Service

I have been fortunate to be a volunteer with East Lothian Community Mediation Service for 15 years now. You could have knocked me down with a feather when I was awarded a certificate for this.

It all started in the dim and...

Volunteer - Fife & Forth Valley Circles of Support and Accountability

Sacro’s Circles of Support & Accountability Service works by engaging with a high-risk sex offender in the community in order to both support him in a non-offending lifestyle and to hold him to account. A ‘circle’ of volunteers meet...

Melissa Virtue - Edinburgh Restorative Justice Service

I began volunteering with Sacro's Edinburgh Restorative Justice Service in May. The service provides a voluntary alternative to prosecution for the Procurator Fiscal, allowing parties to resolve their issues in a way that gives them the...