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Youth Volunteering


Name: Wendylee Wallace
Age: 18
Wendylee Wallace
Where do you volunteer?
Ards Arena Youth Club
What does your volunteering involve?
Looking after younger members of the youth club. Working in the tuck shop, helping to run games and activities. Assisting staff when we are out on trips. Tidy up after games and activities. Generally try to ensure that all the kids are having a good time.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
I enjoy meeting new people and helping create a safe, fun place for younger kids. My highlight is taking the group out on trips eg. Lazer Quest.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
I would encourage others to volunteer because it is good experience. I would advise volunteers to stay commited, be reliable, have confidence in your own ability and have fun.