Volunteer profile: David McDowell

Name: David McDowell

Residence: Portales

Occupation: Juvenile probation officer with the Children, Youth and Families Department

Volunteer: McDowell is in charge of music at First Presbyterian Church, where he is a member. He picks songs for the worship service and helps put them together.

Why he does it: “I enjoy singing and I try to incorporate music that is uplifting and relevant to what is being taught and preached in the service,” he said.