NEEDS(Scotland) are delighted to announce that two of our volunteer facilitators, Katie Bedford and Emma Lindsey are part of the team of Beat Young Ambassadors in Scotland which was selected to receive an Inspiring Volunteering Achievement Award.
The award will be presented to two representatives by the Lord Provost of Edinburgh at the City Chambers. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday 16th June 2015 at 6.30pm followed by a drinks reception.This award ceremony is organised by Volunteer Centre Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Compact Partnership.
We have our fingers crossed for Katie and Emma to be the chosen representatives, but Sara Preston, Beat’s Young Peoples’ Participation Officer in Scotland, has arranged a celebration social day for all the Young Ambassadors on the following weekend so they can all receive their awards together.
Both Katie and Emma work tirelessly for NEEDS(Scotland) as well as for Beat, despite commitments to work and study respectively. Both are involved as supervised “buddies” for the Young Persons’ Department, and both were involved in the organisation of our Celebration Ceilidh last month at Elphinstone Hall. Girls, we salute you! Congratulations! A well deserved award.