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Youth Volunteering


Name: Roisin Mulhern
Age: 19
Roisin Mulhern
Where do you volunteer?
What inspired you to get involved?
I wanted to contribute to society more and meet new people.
What does your volunteering involve?
My volunteering involves talking to many different patients and bringing them their meals in Altnagelvin. I also help keep an Oxfam shop running smoothly.
What skills or qualities are required for your volunteering role?
First and fore most a kind friendly nature is necessary. Communication skills, team work and leadership are also very important.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
I love the friends that I have made through volunteering as well as meeting the many different people from different walks of life.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
I think it is a great thing to contribute to society and it is a great experience where you meet many new faces. I would tell people to go for it and put themselves forward in a time when more volunteers are needed.