John Sennett gave many hours of his own time to help organise FoSJP‘s Community Games event in July 2014. John is a young person who is very self‑motivated – read his story here to find out how volunteering has helped him gain confidence and real experience.

Update, January 2015

John’s contribution to the Community Games event was further recognised in December 2014, when he was selected by vInspired, the UK’s leading youth volunteer charity, as their Volunteer of the Month for January 2015:

“Congratulations: John has been selected for our January award! It’s great that John has been able to make such a positive impact in the community, and contribute to the great work around the Community Games event. We were so impressed and would like to give him the recognition he deserves!”

Click here to read vInspired‘s interview with John.

Update, March 2015

John received further recognition of his efforts at the Southampton Voluntary Services and Southampton City Council Volunteer Awards ceremony which took place on Tuesday 24th February 2015. These awards are given to volunteers who have donated 100 hours or more of their time, and is celebrated with a ceremony at which the Mayor of Southampton presents them with a certificate to mark their achievement.

John receives his certificate from the Mayor of Southampton
The volunteers display their certificates