Testimonial from Amy Spence
I was really interested in volunteering on a Healthcare project as I study a Healthcare based course at University. The internship meant I had a qualification relevant to my degree on my CV and application forms and references to follow that up. I was determined to make sure my time at the care centre was as worthwhile as possible. I focused more on improving things that can be maintained long term which made me improve a lot of my employability skills. Personally, I believe I can be a leader but usually need pressure put on me to take charge of a situation. With the internship I had to become a leader as part of the assessments so I saw a side to me which I rarely see in normal everyday life. The work I was doing to help improve the lives of the children I worked with was highlighted and assessed, which made me feel I was actually making a difference rather than just physically being there. Every day of my trip I was given help towards achieving my goals and I completed the internship with surprising ease because of the support I had.
- Amy Spence