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Youth Volunteering


Name: Ryan McMullan
Age: 22
Ryan McMullan
What inspired you to get involved?
I was really inspired by the work Greenlight Gateway does in the community, so I decided to give some of my free time to this worthy cause.
What does your volunteering involve?
My volunteering involves landscaping, supporting young adults with different disabilities and some administration work. I also volunteer at Junior Gap and Senior Gap.
What skills or qualities are required for your volunteering role?
I have gained many skills throughout my time at Greenlight such as; team work and landscaping.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
I enjoy spending time with the young adults. It has taught me to look past their disabilities and see what ability they have to better themselves. It really was great to be a part of that.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
I would definitely encourage others as it is a great adventure and you gain many skills and life experiences from volunteering.