2003-2007: Beautiful Gate Children’s Home
Volunteered at this home that looked after children infected and affected by HIV. I helped to train and lead other volunteers. I was also involved in planning outings and activities for the children. When the children became ill and were admitted to hospital, I also spent time with them there.
2002-2005: Transkei Mission
Every June/July during the winter holidays, i travelled with a team to Sondela mission station just outside of Mthatha. We led youth outreach program's, distributed water to the local communities, and also facilitated general maintenance of the mission buildings.
2009: Son Surf club
Led a surfing outreach programme. I was responsible for organizing weekly surfing trips, camps, conferences and fund raising events. I was required to lead large groups of teenagers as well as developing one to one relationships with individuals.
2010: Cape Agulhas World Cup Soccer Social Programme
In the June and July holidays, along with a team from my church, I had the opportunity to work with children from difficult backgrounds to help them channel their energy into positive behaviours through sport.