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Youth Volunteering


Name: Rebecca Hayes
Age: 18
Rebecca Hayes
Where do you volunteer?
Ballysillan Youth for Christ
What inspired you to get involved?
Wanting to show young people love and support like I was shown through my volunteers and leaders.
What does your volunteering involve?
Chatting with young people, cooking or craft, playing games, sometimes leading games and building relationships with the young people.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
Supporting the young people and being someone who can listen and help them with what they may be going through or just to be someone to talk to.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
Because it feels good to give back to the youth club and to invest in the young people’s lives.