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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Olivia’s story

Olivia’s story

I think I've improved a lot since I joined Move On. I've became more confident, more independent, I actually do things now like my singing lessons. I joined a course that I'm absolutely in love with and it's all down to having the support from Move On. I'm not that...

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Money Advice Service

Money Advice Service

Money Advice Service What Works Fund Move On’s peer education financial capability programme is one of 26 projects throughout the UK to be funded by the Money Advice Service’s new What Works Fund announced on 31 January 2017. The Money Advice Service are an...

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Ally – our hip hop mentee!

Ally – our hip hop mentee!

I was introduced to Move On by my pastoral care teacher in 5th year. I had been selected due to some issues at home, outside school and just generally needing some development as a person. I was paired up with my mentor after meeting a few different people along with...

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RBS Gets a Move On!

RBS Gets a Move On!

Media Release If you’re around Edinburgh in the 24 hours from 5 pm on Wednesday 27th July, watch out for groups fundraising for Move On, a local charity that works with vulnerable young people and homeless adults. These groups are part of the RBS Graduates Anniversary...

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Meet our FareShare Volunteers!

Meet our FareShare Volunteers!

We asked some of our FareShare volunteers what their favourite thing about volunteering with Move On was and here is what they had to say: Tony: “Stability and structure” Pat: “Exercise” Jim: “Where do I start?? Everything!” Baruk: “Friends and family” We are so...

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Caledonian Challenge

Caledonian Challenge

Move On’s charity partner ICS Learn have put forward a team for the Caledonian Challenge on Saturday 11 June 2016. One group, including Move On's Executive Director John Hinton, will walk 24 miles in 12 hours and the other will walk 52 miles in 24 hours.  They will...

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A Mentor’s Poem – Anonymous

A Mentor’s Poem – Anonymous

This Poem was created by one of Move On's Mentors as they completed their training You looked down on me with contempt in your eye. You said “I’d a choice”- My choice was to die. You shunned my quiet plea for a quid to get by. You walked away laughing- whilst I sat...

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