The latest stories from Inspiring Scotland and our partner charities.
An award of ÂŁ450,000 from The Robertson Trust will enable Inspiring Scotland to expand intandem, the national mentoring programme for children and young people looked after at home, to include 8-14 year olds living in kinship care arrangements across Scotland. intandem recognises that young people looked after while living at home can experience challenging circumstances.Read More
Inspiring Scotland’s Head of Development and Partnership, Julia Abel, reflects upon the impact of intandem mentoring as the programme celebrates its fifth birthday. We all need consistent, trusting relationships. For young people who have care experience, these relationships can sometimes be lacking. The long-term presence of a trusted, supportive adult can make all the differenceRead More
As part of their ongoing commitment to amplify the voices of children and young people, intandem are taking action to Keep the Promise of the Independent Care Review. After a successful application to The Promise Partnership, intandem secured investment to recruit a Programme Development Intern to support the national mentoring programme, and are delighted toRead More
As part of the Volunteersâ€™ Week 2021 celebrations, we interviewed intandem mentor Angela Jamieson to find out about her mentoring journey and the impact being a mentor has had on her life so far. Could you tell us a bit about yourself? Iâ€™m currently a performance advisor supporting 29 charities who provide services to SurvivorsRead More
intandem, Scotlandâ€™s national mentoring programme for children looked after at home has launched a new film to celebrate the third anniversary of their first mentor-mentee match. Screened for the first time at an event at Edinburghâ€™s iconic Scotsman Picturehouse, the film takes a closer look at some of the individual stories of eight young peopleRead More
From board rooms to community halls, volunteers are the backbone of our thriving third sector.Â National Volunteers Week (1 -8th June) is shining a spotlight on the extraordinary commitment of the 12 million volunteers who give their time and experience to charities across the country every week. It is an opportunity for those of usRead More
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