We are proud to present our new schools volunteers to CAFOD South Wales!
The five volunteers completed their three part training course on the 10th April and are now ready to take the CAFOD message and spread it throughout South Wales.
Michael Coyle, newly qualified volunteer, said “I enjoyed meeting like minded people and I am looking forward to getting involved in the educational world.” Phil Barrett said, “I thoroughly enjoyed all three training days.”
Training consisted of finding different ways of working with young people including workshop activities, games and exploring CAFOD resources.
Therese Warwick, one of the volunteers who came down from Ross-on-Wye, said: ” I gained so much confidence during the training to go out and do a good job, Bridget was a brilliant, experienced and engaging presenter.”
Diocesan Manager Kieran O’Brien ran the first of the training sessions for the volunteers and took them through understanding CAFOD.
Leigh Jenkins said, “I found the training to be inspiring. Bridget and Kieran did a marvellous job taking us through the different issues. I look forward to going into schools and inspiring young people to do work for CAFOD.”
Bridget Fenwick conducted the final two parts of the training and said: “the group of volunteers was just fantastic. I am sure they are going to raise awareness of CAFOD amongst children and young people in the diocese and I look forward to hearing all about what they get up to.”
Returning volunteer Sue Scanlon said “It is great to be back on board and being with this group for training showed just how much enthusiasm there is amongst volunteers.” Roswitha Davies, long-term CAFOD supporter and volunteer said, “It is great to meet other volunteers who are interested in working with young people.”
A huge well done and thank you to all our existing volunteers and to the newly qualified group. If you are interested in volunteering for CAFOD South Wales then please get in touch.