She has previous experience with several charities, focusing particularly on work with ‘at risk’ children. Whilst completing her studies she volunteered as a Learning Mentor at the Cherries Learning Centre in Bournemouth. In 2011 she also conducted research with the Women’s Support Project into the sexualisation of young people and designed and ran a series of afterschool Employability Workshops with ‘at risk’ 14-16 year olds in Glasgow. Currently she is also volunteering as a mentor with Young Enterprise.
As a trustee for Vita Nova, she is particularly keen to encourage and contribute to the educational work Vita Nova does with local schools and community groups.