Active Schools Volunteers of the Month - July

Yasmine JohnstoneActive Schools Volunteer of the Month is Yasmine Johnstone

Name: Yasmine Johnstone

Age: 16

Occupation: School pupil

Favourite sport / activity: Dance/Athletics

How long have you been a volunteer with Active Schools?
I have been volunteering with Active Schools for just over a year now.

How did you get involved with Active Schools? 
I got involved with Active Schools through my school and by contacting my Active Schools Coordinator.

What do you enjoy most about Volunteering?
What I enjoy most about volunteering is helping young kids get into sport and to stop them from being on the streets.

How has being a volunteer with Active Schools benefited you?
Volunteering has helped me to become more confident.

Describe your most memorable moment from your time as a volunteer with Active Schools?
All of my moments volunteering having been memorable and enjoyable so I cannot pick one specific example.

What would you like to be doing in 5 years time?
In 5 years time I hope to be in university studying Medicine.

What advice would you give to anyone thinking about becoming a volunteer?
The advice i would give is, do it! You'll be giving a little but receiving so much in return.

If you could try one sport that you've never done before what would it be?
I would definitely like to try tennis.

If you were left on a desert island and could take with you a luxury item, a book, and a piece of music. What would they be and why?
Luxury Item: My gold heart pendant from my Gran in Sweden as I am so close to her.
Book: "After You" by Jojo Moyes because it is my favourite book.
Piece of Music: Falling for You by the 1975 because I never tire of it.

Published on Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

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