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Youth Volunteering


Name: Peter Crowe
Age: 19
Peter Crowe
What inspired you to get involved?
I enjoy helping others and I think that working with my church would be a great way to do so.
What does your volunteering involve?
I am a football coach for young people, this lead to me being a team leader at an SU football camp.I also help in my church by recording the service. I had the opportunity to be a volunteer at the World Police and Fire Games in 2013.
What skills or qualities are required for your volunteering role?w
My volunteer role requires leadership, high levels of responsibility and organisation. It is necessary to communicate well and be able to motivate others. My role involves team work, patience and very often, working under pressure.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
I really enjoy being a leader at the SU football camp, itís a great experience and I really enjoy the fun that we have there. The group means there is always lots of banter.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
Doing anything that helps others without personal gain is a really rewarding experience.