Debbie built her career in the financial services sector, undertaking large scale people and programme management roles. She moved into the third sector where she ran a Leonard Cheshire Home for Disabled Adults and then worked on a Scottish Borders Community Development program as an Area Manager in Peebles. Her skills in funding, project management and people and business development combine to offer Survivor Support charities wide ranging advisory support.
Debbie has worked across a range of Inspiring Scotland funds, having previously worked within 14:19 team, delivering the BP Young Leaders program in 2014, and SDS fund, before joining the Survivors Support team in 2018. She holds a Board position with Peebles Community Trust.
Did you know that Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s specialist volunteer opportunities enable you to use your skills and expertise for the greater good? Specialist Volunteer Executive Elaine Crichton explains how you can make a difference. Traditional volunteering roles arenâ€™t for everyone â€“ whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and otherRead More
Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost ÂŁ400,000 ofÂ funding aimed at raising societyâ€™s understanding of autism. This fund aims to make employment and community participation more accessible and to help autistic people to live active and independent lives. The fund willRead More
By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Community is an old and deeply human idea. It is about sharing; people sharing experiences, sharing places and sharing hopes. We gain a sense of community early in our lives. For children, playing is intrinsically linked to a burgeoning sense of belonging to a bigger group of peopleRead More