My name is Monica and I am a Volunteer Advisor with Kensington and Chelsea Volunteer Centre. I have been volunteering for approximately 6 months and this is my first experience as a volunteer.
I am part of a team of volunteer advisors who are front line volunteering champions who every month help hundreds of people from all backgrounds to find the right opportunities. They listen to everyone willing to give up a bit of their time to our community, understand what their motivation is, what skills they want to learn or give, whether they want to volunteer in groups or individually, indoor or outdoor, weekdays or weekends.
I am having a wonderful time, meeting new people, learning new skills and the best thing about volunteering for me is that I am able to speak to people from all walks of life, with different life experiences helping them find a volunteering opportunity that suits them and will allow them to flourish by offering their services to others.
I feel so honored to be able to volunteer and I can truly say that I believe that everyone should volunteer at least once in their lifetime. It is life changing.
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