scoop.co.nz 21 Mar, 2021 05:15 am

Volunteering Led To Community And Career

Volunteering Led To Community And Career
Lara began volunteering with Youthline in her first year of studying Psychology, at first to see if it was something that she could pursue as a career. “I kind of thought well if I hate it at least I’ll know now, and if I love it then great, ...

Lara’s story is part of Volunteering New Zealand’s video series, celebrating Student Volunteer Week (15-21 March).p NEW ZEALAND POLITICS Gordon Campbell: On Abortion Safe Access Zones, And The Need For The Police And SIS To Go Open Source Yesterday, the abortion law reform organisation ALRANZ celebrated 50 years of existence since its founding AGM in 1971 – and in marking the anniversary, former president Dame Margaret Sparrow noted how much had changed “and how long it took to change it.Watch Lara's Story - Student Volunteer Week 2021 (#SVW2021).Volunteers grow people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

Through the skills and experience that came from volunteering she was able start working in mental health support.“When you get to the end of training you know that you feel safe to do the work and that other people are really supporting you as well”.

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