#HCAVolunteers – David at Millman Street

Volunteer David ADC Collage at Millman Street

#HCAVolunteers – David at Millman Street

David is 19 years old and came on a 2-week work placement to Millman Street Community Centre organised by ADC College

Millman Street provides a range of activities and services to the over 55’s, from a daily lunch club to a packed activity schedule that brings people together, learn new things, keep active and healthy and most importantly – have fun.  

We had a chat with him to find out how he found his time with HCA and he shared some lovely videos with us too.  

“I am from Prague. I have been to London before, but I have really enjoyed coming back and travelling by myself.  On this work experience placement, you get to practise your English and experience a new culture. I was placed at Millman Street at random.  I have been helping out with the day to day, chatting to people, washing up, serving tea, getting involved with the activities and playing games.  On my first day, I was a bit shy but we soon got to know each other.   

Everyone has been really kind to me, it is clear that the Millman Street members enjoy coming here. I have learnt by spending time here the difference it makes to not only looking out for people’s physical health but also their mental wellbeing too.  

I have been having good chats with the members and joking with David about football. Norman and I have been talking about the political situation here and comparing the differences.  We have also been sharing experiences and life tips – like the key to a good marriage!” 

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