Overall my experience was very pleasant. The staff at Loaves and Fishes were very welcoming of me. I was given an excellent person to train myself. I shadowed her for just 1 client and then I chose to go, I did not feel pressured by any means. I was told whenever I felt comfortable enough I could. Being given that option I felt empowered and encouraged. I was able to interact with fellow volunteers and have intellectually stimulating conversation as we were waiting to assist clients. Also, there is a small meeting before each session which is informative regarding any changes that might have taken place. Volunteers are also open to share their experiences whether good or bad time willing. At an organization such as this it is, there is a very diverse client base. This will be instrumental in giving me some valuable hands on experience.