Big brother big sister

So a couple of months ago, I emailed the big brother big sister programme to ask about volunteering for the organisation. At the time no one got back to me. It was way back in March when I emailed them. I forgot about it after a while, thinking they werent recruiting any new volunteers. Then this morning someone from there sent me an email asking if I was still interested in volunteering. I am. She sent me the FAQS and told me to read them and told me in the email that if I was still interested after reading them to give her a call to arrange a meeting. So I did. She didnt pick up so I am awaiting a call back from her to arrange the meeting. For those who dont know what big brother big sister is it is a programme for vulnerable young people, where a volunteer is matched with a young person and they become that young persons big brother or big sister, like a sort of mentor to the young person. They meet with the young person once a week to do an activity like art, going for coffee, to the movies, etc. Basically whatever the young person wants to do. I really liked the idea of doing this and now its looking like I might be able to. I’m really chuffed cant wait to meet the organiser to chat about it. I feel I’d have a lot to offer a young person, especially a young person with a disability or with mental illness. So we will see where this goes.

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Author: manyofus1980

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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