Q & A on Volunteering
Sheila: What initially ignited your interest in volunteering with JABC and how long have you been involved?
Phil: I coached a JA Company Program venture in the early 1990’s. It’s a difficult journey for many in high school trying to figure out what career path to pursue. JA helps provide different perspectives and broadens the options available to students.
Sheila: In what ways has your personal life been influenced by your volunteer experience with JABC?
Phil: I meet great people.
Sheila: Could you share a specific experience or moment that stands out to you from your time volunteering with JABC?
Phil: Conducting an Economics for Success program in North Vancouver 10+ years ago.
Sheila: Please convey the advantages of volunteering with JABC, both for you and for the students involved?
Phil: Feeling good about giving back to the community…and our youth in particular.
Sheila: What advice would you give to someone who is considering volunteering for JABC?
Phil: You can always make the time…just jump in and do it!