Volunteer Case Studies

SGOSS has helped find placements for thousands of school governor volunteers, who have taken the opportunity to get more involved in their community, add value to local education and develop their skills along the way.

 

Ross Wilson

If you have a genuine desire to make a difference, then definitely apply. You have to be prepared to give up some of your time for free but if you want to do it, the reward of making a difference to the children in your local community far outweighs the requirement to provide your free time.

 

 

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Jaques Robertin

Becoming a governor was one of my best ever decisions. Local schools are shaping the futures of young people every day and are the launch pad that allowed me to get to where I am today, so it was an easy choice to start there.

 

 

 

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Claire Williams

 

“Personally it’s been good to volunteer within an area that is important to me.  I have learned a lot – not least about SEN funding!  I’ve also been able to network with a different variety of professionals, people outside of my usual range of contacts who I may never have come across otherwise."

 

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Alwyn Martin

“A school governor is someone who cares about the education of children and is committed to improving the standard for all pupils irrespective of their ability or circumstances.”

 

 

 

 

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