Wagga Wagga high school student Mark Smith joined his local SES unit on the first day he was eligible, his 16th birthday.

Just weeks before he celebrated a year of service with the SES Mark faced his first natural disaster as a volunteer as Wagga Wagga faced major flooding.

Mark shares what his experience was like and how it changed him in this video.

You can watch Mark's first story here: vimeo.com/30473343

Video Credits – Sonya Gee, Open Producer, ABC Open Riverina NSW

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