Step Together Volunteering helps those people most in need of support to transform their lives

 through community volunteering.  Working through a team of outreach workers we provide tailored 

one-to-one support to help individuals into volunteering placements that match their needs and interests, 

and help them develop the personal and practical skills required to build a more positive future. 

 

 

 

Stepping up to share their achievements 

Our clients tell you - in their own words - the impact Step Together has had on their lives  

 

 

Latest news

Meet Sue - Volunteering Project Manager, Dumfries & Galloway

24 January 2017

Sue has managed our work in schools and with disengaged young people in Dumfries and Galloway since 2010. She talks to us about her role as Volunteer Project Manager, including memorable moments and achievements. We also asked her about her New Years reolutions!

Can you remember your very first Step Together client?

That’s a difficult one as I have been with the organisation for six years but I started working more with disadvantaged young people much more recently – I think...

Cooking his way to independence - Jordan's Story

23 January 2017

Jordan is 17 years old and has Asperger’s. Although he is attending school, he has a very reduced timetable and is currently only taking three subjects.

Jordan met Sue from Step Together, at Lockerbie Academy in August last year. The school were concerned about his empty timetable and lack of achievement in education. Sue knows the impact that volunteering can have for a young person and immediately suggested this as an option for Jordan.

Initially it was thought that Jordan...

New skills for survival - Mike's Story

18 January 2017

“A year ago, I was suicidal and at rock bottom. My life had gone from a successful career in the army to a hopeless future of nothing. I had lost my identity and purpose.”

“When I first heard about volunteering, I thought why bother as I need a job, but now I realise how volunteering can help. Volunteering has been amazing. I have made so many contacts and got so much experience and it’s led to a job. I just can’t believe how much I have got from it.”

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