Volunteer Stories

Being a Panel Member is without a doubt one of the most rewarding, challenging and amazing volunteering roles you could choose. But don’t just take it from us, find out more about what the role entails from our volunteers…



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One of our newest Panel Members is Abbie, a civil servant who sits on children's hearings in Central and West Lothian.

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Graham, a civil engineer specialising in bridges, has been a Panel Member for over 10 years in Aberdeenshire.

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Twenty two year old Hannah is a fourth year law student at the University of Stirling and has taken part in children's Hearings in Central and West Lothian since May 2019.

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Jihad is a psychology student at the University of Dundee in his early twenties. He has been a volunteer Panel Member since 2018.

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Senior Electrical Officer and Grandfather, Donald, has been part of the Children's Panel in Glasgow since 2018.

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