Volunteering with the Hervey Bay Citizens Centre and HUMPS, Sandra Boland has been a journey of giving back and personal growth over the past 4-5 years. With time on her hands, Sandra felt drawn to contribute to her community and embarked on this fulfilling path.

Reflecting on her volunteer experience, Sandra recalls how it has transformed her, boosting her confidence and teaching her not to be shy or worry about others’ opinions. She also shares her joy of singing and playing ukulele for residents in nursing homes in Hervey Bay.

One aspect that stands out for Sandra is the fun she has encountered while volunteering, encouraging others to embrace the experience and just dive in. Describing her journey as “exciting,” Sandra emphasises the unpredictability of each day and the joy of making a positive impact on others’ lives.