Who Works For Us

Paid Staff



New Start Highland relies very much on the contribution of volunteers and has many active volunteers who between them contribute hundreds of hours each month. We are always in need of extra volunteers so if you would like to donate some of your time then please call us on:

Thurso: 01847 890 696

Benefits of Volunteering

The volunteers said ...

"It has reintroduced routine and structure back into my life."

"I am changed person because I have more confidence, self-esteem, more qualifications, more social and team working skills."

"Helped with motivation, confidence, team working and job prospects."

Workers      Workers


There are opportunities for the long-term unemployed at New Start Highland. Trainees coming into New Start Highland are invaluable in helping us to provide our services.We asked our Trainees and Volunteers the following questions

Specifically what skills do you feel you have learned or brushed up on while working with us?

  • Handling and storing skills
  • Till operation and cash handling
  • Dealing with the general public
  • PAT testing
  • Organisational skills

Is there anything you feel could have been done to make your experience with us more beneficial?

  • Not that I can think of, it was good the way it was
  • Overall my time here has been beneficial to me personally and work wise
  • No, although I was a bit wary about my placement at first, I am very glad and proud to say that I was a member of the team and will remember this experience for a long time to come

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