Marie Waterman, the Voluntary Sector Co-ordinator at HMP Guys Marsh, speaks to Clinks about the benefit to the prison of her role in bringing voluntary services together and supporting their day to day work.
She highlights five key ways prisons can benefit from having a Voluntary Sector Co-ordinator:
- A dialogue with the sector
- Information about available support
- Capturing prisoner voice
- Bringing the sector into strategic focus
- A single point of contact