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Youth Volunteering


Name: Anneka Dougan
Age: 17
Anneka Dougan
Where do you volunteer?
Ballysillan Youth for Christ
What inspired you to get involved?
The young leader program at my youth club and growing out of the “young persons” status
What does your volunteering involve?
Leading games, cookery, arts and crafts, along with serving in the tuck shop.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
Every week is different and I like how the children have built relationships with me.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
It’s really worth it and shows future employers that you’re committed and reliable.