BETHANY

BETHANY

Hi, my name is Bethany and I am in my second year of a degree in theology and pastoral studies with the Scottish Baptist College. Each year we are required to arrange our own placement and this year I reached out to street connect to volunteer with them. While I have...

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Jonathan

Jonathan

I heard about Street Connect through a member of their staff as we go to the same church. Working with people and helping people has been something I've wanted to do for a while, so it I really appreciate the opportunity. During my placement I helped at various hubs,...

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Lauren

Lauren

As a part of my 2nd year at university to become a paramedic, we were asked to organise a 2 week placement with a non-NHS organisation that provides a service to the public. I was lucky enough to be invited to work with Street Connect for the duration of this...

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Claire

Claire

For years I’ve reluctantly walked past homeless people in the city centre wishing I knew how to help.  My heart went out to them but I didn’t know how best to engage or what I, as one individual, could do.  Then I got involved with Street Connect.  I...

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Ruth

Ruth

The reason that I volunteered for Street Connect was really through the  relationship my church had with David Connell. David is so passionate about outreach to the lost , broken ,those in addiction and  also I sense a real call myself to this area of care...

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Volunteering: Nicolle

Volunteering: Nicolle

"My name is Nicolle and I became a Christian in 2013. I have been volunteering with Street Connect for a few months now. I have known about the charity since it started up 5 years ago when I was involved in similar work. It is amazing to see it going from strength to...

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Volunteering: Jamie

Volunteering: Jamie

"My name is Jamie and I have volunteered with street connect since becoming a Christian in February 2018.  I have a military background and I feel that the skills I have learnt through this line of work have been brought to the table to help the team at Street...

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Volunteering: Stewart

Volunteering: Stewart

"My name is Stewart and I have been a volunteer with Street Connect for four years. I have served as a volunteer in street work in Glasgow city centre, in the teaching session on a Thursday afternoon. Until the last few months, I helped in the drop-in café, ‘Café...

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