Scott Joined the DYW team in May 2019 as the Lead Officer For Argyll and Bute. Scott became interested in the DYW program as a result of returning to education after a career in the catering industry came to an end due to an injury. As a student at Argyll College UHI, he became very interested in student representation and promoting education, was elected Depute President of the Highlands and Islands Students’ Association (HISA) where he served on the Board of Argyll College and later as a Trustee of HISA promoting the welfare and growing opportunities for students. He is currently responsible for Helensburgh, Lomond, Cowal and Bute areas, with overall responsibility for the whole Argyll and Bute region.
Rebecca joined the DYW team in January 2019 as a DYW Project Worker, having previously worked as a volunteer coordinator, recruiting and working with volunteers from all walks of life, for Campbeltown, Islay and Bute Community Gardens. She was then appointed the position of Children’s Activities Leader in Campbeltown Community Garden, organising and running events for young people with the aim of helping them to become more integrated in their local community. Rebecca is based in Campbeltown and covers Kintyre, Islay, Gigha and Jura and has specific interests in the Forestry, Agriculture, Hortilculture, Aquaculture and construction sectors.
We are currently recruiting for a new Project Officer to represent the Oban, Lorne and Isles region and will update soon with our new team member’s info! Stay tuned!