Meet our new Sessional Worker, Karen Boggie
Karen Boggie has recently joined Street Fit Scotland’s paid staff as our first Sessional Worker. She is responsible for ensuring our participants are supported through the pandemic and beyond. Karen brings with her lived experience and has been an invaluable asset and volunteer for Street Fit for over four years. We are delighted to promote her to this new role. Karen explains a little of her journey with Street Fit Scotland so far below:
“I joined as a participant in 2017, I quickly became part of the Street Fit Scotland family. I benefited so much from the safe, welcoming, and healthy environment, emotionally and physically. I became a volunteer after 3 years which I absolutely loved and I am now proud to be in the position of sessional worker.
I have been providing daily support, crisis intervention and facilitating on-line group meetings around lockdown coping strategies to our participants during these extremely difficult times. Sport and fitness have always been a passion of mine, I have always been aware of the health benefits. I am truly in my dream job!”
Listen to Karen’s March 2021 interview with Michelle McManus on BBC Scotland or available below: