Tasmine got involved after meeting with the Volunteer Co-ordinator at the Volunteer Fair at Queens University Belfast in September 2011.
“ I have been volunteering with Praxis Care since January 2012. I recently graduated from Queens after studying psychology so I’m very interested in mental health. Volunteering with Praxis Care makes a difference to people affected by mental health so the few hours I give each week have an impact.
I volunteer each week for a few hours. I help in the Fundraising Department by counting money that comes in from street collections and other events. I’m also responsible for co-ordinating some of the static collection boxes in the local area.
What I do is quite a small role but it’s a great feeling that the money I count is being put to a good cause. There are lots of other types of roles which you can volunteer at as well as fundraising, if you have spare time why not donate it to a good cause! “Share with ....