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Youth Volunteering


Name: Larissa Penton
Age: 0
Larissa Penton
When did you first volunteer?
October 2013
Where do you volunteer?
Wandsworth Community Association
How often do you volunteer?
A couple of times a month
What inspired you to get involved?
My friends inspired me to get involved and I knew other people who felt good about doing it.
What does your volunteering involve?
We work with the police, we help out with the running of the youth club and we work with the young people.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
The best part is feeling as though you have helped your youth club and doing something good for your community.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
Go for it! Why not, its fun and you are doing something to help!