“It’s a fun and rewarding experience that allows you to meet other people in your community.”
Why did you become a Roundhouse Volunteer?
I decided to volunteer for the Roundhouse because of my interest in supporting the arts. There is a diverse culture in Vancouver and that is highlighted in the programming at the Roundhouse.
How much time do you devote to volunteering?
Approximately 10 hours a month.
What has surprised you most about your volunteer experience?
There is a wide age range of people volunteering from varying backgrounds.
What new skills have you learned through your volunteer experience?
I learned to improve on my interpersonal skills while working at events with many groups of people. Sometimes the day changes as you work with new groups of people, or elements of the program change and you learn to adapt.
How has volunteering helped to shape your career/future goals?
Volunteering is getting involved with building community and that is my goal.
What would you tell others about becoming a volunteer?
It’s a fun and rewarding experience that allows you to meet other people in your community. Choose something you are passionate about and try it out.
Do you have a hero?
Yes, Wonder Woman. She is my hero because she is smart and strong with super-speed and super-agility. It is great to see a woman that can hold her own while bringing peace to the world.