Simon Cawthorne Simon is the newly appointed Volunteer Coordinator. As an adopter he has been able to attend many AUK events and helped organise the Dads group for a few years. Simon also works part time providing outdoor play opportunities to children in Edinburgh. A foster carer for over ten years, he has gained valuable experience of the adoption journey from many different viewpoints. He has considerable managerial experience and worked for many years in the voluntary sector. Simon is looking forward to target areas of concern to our members such as education and attachment with an expanded network of highly valued, motivated and well trained volunteers.