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Odd Volunteering Experience. I am not that surprised actually.

LORD BURT

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I volunteer as a befriender for the blind.
I have had two clients - the last in 2012.
The last client took a lot of toll on me, the guy had severe disablities but he had a great spirit.

I volunteered with him for about 8 months before I could take no more. I considered it a success.

At the beginning of this year I asked my contact for a new placement. At first she was all nice and lovely, and then she totally ignored me. Havent heard back from her since the 3rd/4th email.

Also usually I get a letters/ calendars from the company but they have not sent anything this year.

For some reason she has 'sacked' me without having the substance to tell me.

I have a criminal record now, so I would not get hired if started again - but I don't think she knows, because they need my consent.

I suspect she finds me suspicious hence the odd behavior. Sometimes thinking about it makes me angry - but I am trying to let it go.

No credit given and a sacking. Its a familiar story for me.
 
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maybe they only keep records for the last 2 years.
 
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maybe they only keep records for the last 2 years.
I don't think so. My first client was back in 2009 and they kept sending me the crappy newsletters. I am not that bothered, but do feel that some befrienders win awards and some get sacked like me for the same shit.
 
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I actually miss the old bastard I had in 2012.

Then they give me the bullshit and it spoils everything.
 
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