Why did you choose to volunteer for Hertfordshire Mind Network?               

To give something back to the organisation for the support provided during ‘a difficult period in my life’.

How long have you been volunteering for?

2 years.

How has volunteering benefitted you?

It has improved my listening skills and helped me feel valued as part of a team in doing things that help clients to engage and improve their wellbeing.

What project do you volunteer for?

Meeting Places group at Borehamwood.

What is your role as a volunteer?

To assist the group facilitator in setting up and running the weekly open door social support meetings for individual’s, offering a variety of activities to participate in.

Describe a memorable moment?

Welcoming and engaging with a new client attending the drop in meeting for the first time and seeing them return regularly thereafter.