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Volunteers' Week - Interview with a Prama Shop Volunteer


For Volunteers' Week, which runs 1st - 7th June, the team at Prama wanted to give an insight into what it's really like volunteering for a local community charity. Here's what Andy, who helps out in Prama's Parkstone shop, has to say about his role and getting into volunteering.





Hi Andy, how did you get into volunteering?


It was something I had thought about for a long time, but life got in the way. I love the shop, love the feel of it, I find it great working for Tracy, and consider her a friend as well as a manager.


How do you feel it benefits you?


I'm a Carer, so it gives me a focus and takes away from situation at home, giving us a break from each other. I enjoy charity shops and browsing, and have done it for years, so it was a natural progression. I have made friends with people I work with - recently I helped a fellow volunteer, spending an hour or so making sure his bike worked.


What is your favourite aspect of volunteering for Prama in particular?


I love a bargain - it helps the hunter gatherer in me. I also like the huge variety of people and donations.


What advice would you give to anyone looking to volunteer?


I would say, pick a charity you like the sound of, the feel of, whether it's animals or caring.

Do something positive for yourself and the community, literally just do it! You won't regret it!


Can you describe a typical shift volunteering for Prama?


No two shifts at Prama are ever the same. Sometimes I will be serving on the till or helping a customer, if required. If there have been lots of deliveries, I will sort my way through donations. I spend time finding exactly what something is, before confirming whether it is in a saleable condition. Unfortunately, toys, puzzles and games with pieces missing cannot be sold on.

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