Ann started volunteering at Teamwork Trust shortly after retiring and now runs a weekly book club for members.

 “I had recently retired as an occupational therapist working in mental health. Retirement meant lots of free time but there is only so much housework you can do so I knew I wanted to volunteer. My passion is literacy so when I met the centre manager we decided to give a book club a go. I had not come across special needs in the workplace before so was really nervous, but the members love the club and I feel at ease now. Some members have read aloud for the first time and it is a great feeling to see confidence grow and books cherished.”