Cooper’s secrets to volunteering success include patience and the fact that he speaks the children’s language.
Alex is a natural in his volunteering role at Embracia Aged Care.
I’m not ready for the welcome that greets Maryam as she enters the room at Campbellfield Primary School.
It’s at Yappera that a squad of William Ruthven volunteers have chosen to undertake their community service. Zara, Alex and Renee are hard at work when I arrive for a visit on a day of wild, windy weather, where the knifing winds have driven all activities indoors.
For Mia, this initial experience of volunteering has sparked a passion for helping people and she already plans to continue her volunteering work next year.
The WRSC community knows Brandon as a brilliant contemporary pianist who plays a starring role in school performances and assemblies, but there are many other facets to this talented young man.
WRSC VCAL 11 Personal Development Skills students pulled up their sleeves and produced more than 1000 pies and 600 Mexican meals for FareShare.
Olivia, an achieving, academic student is already strongly focussed on a career as a child psychologist.
Katia M was keen to take up a volunteering elective unit after listening to her brother’s experiences as a volunteer. Matthew had had a really gratifying and positive experience and the same is the case now with Katia.
Sienna and Leah made a deliberate choice in selecting a primary school for their volunteering; both plan to seek out future careers that involve working with children.