Our Paid Staff

You can email staff at Volunteer Centre Edinburgh using the format forename.surname@volunteeredinburgh.org.uk

Chief Officer

Paul J Wilson

Director of Finance and Operations

Yvonne Caplan

Director of Services

Marion Findlay


Yvonne Caplan, Director of Finance and Operations
Stephen Faithfull, Communications Coordinator
Petra Beuchert, Finance Assistant

Core Services

Lara Celini, Core Services Manager
Paul Bennett, Volunteering Advisor
Jean Cuthbert, Quality and Practice Coordinator
Clare Mangan, Volunteering Advisor
Tyler Norrie, Events Assistant
Lee Robson, Youth Administration Assistant

Delivered Services

Julie Golding, Delivered Services Manager
Scott Williams, Community Connecting Coordinator
Rachel Lochhead, Community Connecting Volunteer Recruitment Assistant

Employability Services

Brian Thompson, Employability Services Manager
Christine Meldrum, Voluntary Work Coach

Health and Wellbeing Services

Sarah Cleary, Health and Wellbeing Services Manager
Aleks Pacula, Living it Up Coordinator
Linda Thompson, Living it Up Coordinator
Julie Smith, Time Bank Broker (North Edinburgh)
Nick Woodhead, Health and Wellbeing Development Officer

Local Opportunities for Older People (LOOPs) Project

Heather Yang, Development Officer

Equality and Rights Network (EaRN)

Caroline Gibb, Development Worker (EaRN)
Stephen Faithfull, Communications Coordinator (EaRN)

Royal Edinburgh Hospital

Angela Farr, REH Services Manager
Kat Kane, REH Development Officer
Katie Smith, REH Development Officer
Shashika Heiyantuduwa, REH Development Officer (PoBF)

North Edinburgh Timebank

Julie Smith, North Edinburgh Timebank Broker