Meet a Local Volunteer – Averil Brookes

Meet a Local Volunteer 

Name – 

Averil Brookes 

Where do you volunteer? 

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum 

How long have you been volunteering there for? 

Initially for two months in 2016 while I came to visit my daughter, now that I am living here it was a natural choice to come here again. So far, I have done six months.  

Why do you choose to volunteer? 

I am interested in History, and I have previously volunteered at a Museum. When I moved to Gladstone my first choice was to volunteer at the Art Gallery & Museum. 

What is your favourite thing about volunteering? 

The friendly people, and always having something to do. 

What would you say to encourage others to volunteer? 

Find something you are interested in and volunteer there.