Meet our trainees – Grant

Meet our trainees – Grant

I came to Move On as I wanted to learn new skills, meet new folk and help vulnerable people. Working here has been a brilliant experience as I’ve had the opportunity to get involved in things I’ve never done before. I can now drive a forklift.  I also get to work with...

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Caz’s blog

My name is Caz, I am 31 years old and have been engaging with Move On for at least over 5 years now.  When I just arrived at Move On I was very interested in what they had to offer to the likes of young people like myself who maybe didn’t achieve the best grades at...

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Meet our development workers – Declan

Meet our development workers – Declan

I was first referred to Move On when I was 15 years old. I was referred by a worker of mine from a project I was attending called C.L.A.S.S – this was a social work initiative to support young people who had shown long-term disengagement from school. During these...

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Meet our trainees – Ryan

Meet our trainees – Ryan

At the start of my journey with Move On I did the Fareshare Employability course on a voluntary basis. I built up my skills and knowledge of the third sector and realised that youth work was what I wanted to do with my life. I was in some sticky situations before and...

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Meet our peer educators – Charlie

Meet our peer educators – Charlie

I first came to Move On when I was 17 as a participant for the peer educator training. I didn’t know much about Move On nor did I know the massive impact it would have on my life. When I first started my training I was angry, competitive, didn’t listen to others and...

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Meet our trainees – Kelly

Meet our trainees – Kelly

I started off being in care due to family problems as mum turned really ill. Unfortunately she was that ill that she couldn’t look after me any longer. I moved from place to place for couple of months then I found a place where I thought I would have been really happy...

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Meet our mentees – Dharma

Meet our mentees – Dharma

I have been a part of Move On's Glasgow mentoring service for 14 months now and I have enjoyed the time so far. I would recommend this service to young people in Glasgow who have experienced being in care. Move On is celebrating their 20th birthday and for this some...

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Meet our trainees – Stephen

Meet our trainees – Stephen

This a story about my journey to MOVE ON. When I was young I always wanted to be a soldier like my uncle and serve my country.  My time with the army didn’t work out how I planned it so I ended up leaving under bad circumstances. I realised quickly that the military...

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Meet our trainees – “Kate”

I kind of stumbled into youth work. After uni I took a graduate role in a Council department who needed help bringing their communications into this decade. I’d been involved in web and app development for years because being able to code as a kid back when that was...

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Meet our Trainees – Kyle

Meet our Trainees – Kyle

I’m not originally from Glasgow, and when my relationship deteriorated with my family I was offered a place to stay here off the grid by someone I knew from high school. I soon found myself socially isolated and cut off from my friends and family by the person I...

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