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Youth Volunteering


Name: Natasha Johnston
Age: 18
Natasha Johnston
Where do you volunteer?
Boys Brigade
What inspired you to get involved?
Family, friends.
What does your volunteering involve?
Planning lessons, games and events for the children Preparing dance routines and music for parents night Interaction with children.
What skills or qualities are required for your volunteering role?
Organisations Be able to think on your feet Preparation Leadership Perseverance Communication Friendly
What do you enjoy most about volunteering and what has been your highlight?
Getting to know other leaders and all of the kids. My highlight was to watch the boys at parents night performing the dance I taught them.
Why would you encourage others to become a Millennium Volunteer and what advice would you give them?
It helps you to develop lots of different skills and qualities. Persevere- even when it seems like hard work.