Brandon Dellow is the most caring, giving, selfless 23-year-old who is ‘changing communities, changing lives’ through his tireless volunteering. He is a fine example to our youth. He’s a volunteer team member of Humans in Geelong and in this role he:
– writes inspiring stories about our multicultural youths
– has attended and reported on the CEOSleepOut, which raises awareness of homelessness, twice
– MCed Humans in Geelong Expos 2018 & 19
– Choreographed two dances
– is the IT team expert & podcaster
– attends community meetings and events.
His amazing volunteer work won a Geelong Youth Award in 2018.
Brandon is an advocate for Type1 Diabetes, Mental Health & the Northern Suburbs of Geelong. He regularly collects care packages for Samaritan House. He participates in Movember. He has also made strong connections with the new-arrival refugee community.
He does all of this while studying secondary teaching and working in Youth Development at The fOrT, Corio.
Happy National Volunteer Week 2020 to our volunteer team members and all the wonderful volunteers in our region. Humans in Geelong, genU and Volunteering Geelong are recognising amazing volunteers from the Geelong region each day of National Volunteer Week May 18-24th. Volunteering can come in many shapes and forms. You can follow your passion. Volunteering leads to many benefits; a sense of purpose, it helps make you happy, increases your confidence, helps others and our environment, it helps our mental and physical health, and can be a pathway to work.
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Story: Jacqui Bennett. Photo: Mahdi A