Volunteer spotlight on Faiqa Mansoor
Faiqa is one of our young exceptional volunteers determined to make a difference in her life and that of her community. She’s hardworking, committed and passionate about anything health. She has recently been awarded the University of Manchester Article 26 scholarship to study pharmacy. She’s currently working with one of our staff, Pat on a project to support young people who are struggling to access higher education due to financial barriers and we are excited to launch the project very soon.
How long have you been a volunteer at Revive? : 2 years
What is your volunteer role at Revive?
When I initially started at Revie, my role was of an Admin assistant and Interpreter. I then slowly got involved in organising events and helping out at drop-in sessions.
How did you first get involved with Revive?:
I wanted to make a difference in the lives of people, interact with individuals from various cultures and backgrounds and better understand the struggles of individuals in our society.
What was your background before volunteering at Revive (e.g. job/career, other volunteer experience, travel, family life): I was studying at college
What do you think the best things about Revive are?
It is one of the very few places that allow diversity, talent and culture to be celebrated. People to be celebrated. It brings confidence and hope within everyone who is part of it.
What has been your highlight so far in your volunteering experience at Revive?
Meeting some of the most amazing people with lovely personalities and of course getting to have the best food in drop-in sessions and events.
Anything else you wish to share/say...
I am now working on a project with Pat to help young people who are struggling to access higher education due to financial barriers and we are extremely excited to launch the project very soon