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What do you love about being a volunteer?

Share what you love about being a volunteer by writing a comment in the box below and posting it to our virtual wall.

31 May, 2020

Qian Li says:

My volunteering experience has expanded my network and improved my employability skills including teamwork skills and communication skills.

22 May, 2020

Kim Wilson says:

Love helping people ,connecting with other like minded people , meeting people and having fun and going different places

21 May, 2020

Purihyacinth says:

Giving back to the community and sharing in each other’s journey in some small way. It helps me better accept and appreciate diversity.

21 May, 2020

leon_palermo says:

As a “new Australian “ I appreciate the opportunity to give back to the community that welcomed me so many years ago.

21 May, 2020

Andres says:

Sharing with people and learning from others is my motivation.

21 May, 2020

Rose M says:

I love the interaction with so many different people from all over the world. I learn so much too.

21 May, 2020

Poojith Thummala says:

it's just to give a tithe of self, it's just for the feeling deep inside and it's for that satisfaction that you can't buy with any wealth.

21 May, 2020

Helen Duckworth says:

Connecting.Caring.Sharing. Value-adding. Being in the moment in a fun relaxed way with others to bring what they need and enjoy to thrive.

21 May, 2020

Medy says:

To help others gives me self-satisfaction of being involved with the community....being a volunteer also gives back service to our country.

21 May, 2020

Susana Varela says:

It's a good feeling to give back to the community.

21 May, 2020

Heather McFarland says:

I love volunteering as I truly believe in giving back and helping others. Volunteering is so good for the soul. You become a better person.

21 May, 2020

Margaret H. says:

Thank you girls for your time this morning to thank volunteers in many organisations. We do it because we enjoy contributing to society.

21 May, 2020

Judy M Black says:

Paying the goodness in life’s experiences forward

21 May, 2020

Debbie says:

I loved Jam's take on volunteering as being about democracy, so true!

21 May, 2020

Simone Gelera says:

Volunteering for me is to share my talent and skill to the community and in return I learn new skill and make friends.

21 May, 2020

Bruce McGillivray says:

Just love the interaction between myself and audience when doing presentations.

21 May, 2020

Mehmet Varol says:


21 May, 2020

Jules says:

Being a volunteer for the COF I find so rewarding. Meeting like minded people young and old and thoroughly enjoyed the various festivals.

21 May, 2020

John says:

Volunteers make communities and I love being part of a great community. It's so easy to do because it feels great!

21 May, 2020

Andrew says:

Simply, it’s a way of giving back. Positives, are the employees you work with. (It’s boring at home). Keeps you active.

21 May, 2020

Penny says:

What I love is sharing a common experience and supporting others going through that experience.

21 May, 2020

Carmelina says:

I feel I’m contributing to a healthier and better society especially locally using the privilege position of a community radio broadcaster

21 May, 2020

Sridevi says:

It gives me confidence, satisfaction about helping needy one and positive feeling.I love to meet people and listen to there experience.

21 May, 2020

Dee says:

I help other people who benefit from social and physical motivation to achieve health and happiness.

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