Name: Sophia Burns
Where do you volunteer?
Lissan House, Cookstown
What does your volunteering involve?
I volunteer as a tour guide and help out with various charity events which take place at a local historical house. I am also taking part of a first aid group and of the community choir.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering?
I like the chance to meet new people, develop new skills and improve my confidence. I enjoyed taking part in BBC’s “Songs of Praise” with the community choir.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer?
Volunteering allows people to become an active member of their community, meet new people and develop new skills and qualities. Don’t be frightened, take every opportunity that comes your way and don’t hold back!