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Name: Pearse Lavery
Age: 20
Pearse Lavery
Where do you volunteer?
Tirnanog Gaa Club
What inspired you to get involved?
I was inspired to get involved when I heard about this scheme and I realised getting the chance to volunteer could be great.
What does your volunteering involve?
My volunteering generally involves me helping out with coaching sessions, setting up and taking drills. I also give a hand with anything else that needs done around the club.
What skills or qualities are required for your volunteering role?
A skill that is required for my role is being organised, being punctual is also very important.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
Itís hard to choose a highlight because my whole experience volunteering has been so enjoyable! Seeing the kids that I coach smile and enjoying themselves is the most enjoyable aspect.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
I would encourage others to get involved because it gives you more confidence and experience. My advice is just go for it and enjoy yourself.