Residents wanted for panel
Residents in Rutherglen and Cambuslang are being urged to volunteer to help vulnerable children and young people.
Children’s Hearings Scotland has issued the call for the 30 new Children’s Panel members from South Lanarkshire.
This year’s recruitment campaign is focused on highlighting what it means to be a panel member in a bid to attract the right candidates – and Children’s Hearings Scotland appealed to those with compassion, empathy and the ability to listen to come forward.
Boyd McAdam, national convener and chief executive of Children’s Hearings Scotland, said: “Without the support and commitment of our volunteers, there wouldn’t be a hearings system in Scotland.”
T h e re wi l l b e an information evening on September 14 at 7pm in the Council Offices on Almada Street in Hamilton for those who are interested.
Applicants need to be 18 or over. The deadline for applications is September 25, 2016. To find out more about becoming a panel member visit www. childrenspanelscotland.org.