We want to thank everyone who participated in the first month of our employee recognition initiative - it's great to hear about the amazing work that you are doing on a daily basis and we look forward to hearing more in the future! As you know, we recently started this initiative so that staff, supervisors, and managers are able to nominate people for going above and beyond on the job. We have just hit our one month mark, which means it is time for some prizes.
The amazing staff who have been nominated this past month are below -
Amanda Maguire - Amanda was recognized for stepping up during a Zoom class to help out & she did a great job. She was also recognized as a hard worker who goes above and beyond in the job and is dedicated.
Amanda Lokay - Amanda went above and beyond as supervisor and friend. It was noted that we all went through things via COVID. staff have respect for her and she helped people get through things.
Brandon Lee - Brandon was recognized for working hard to support individual in the home, meets the needs of the family of the individual, goes above and beyond in the role, flexible, positive attitude, creative and professional.
Dawn Walsh - Dawn was recognized for doing an amazing job moving the Poco office and setting up the new Clarke Street office in 1 day. She came early and stayed late on the Friday to ensure that when the people we support started there on Monday everything would be ready for them - went over and above.
Emilie Benoit - Emilie works hard to support both individuals in the home, maintains the family relationship and needs, flexible with her schedule to ensure proper coverage in home, positive attitude, hard worker, creative and professional.
Gillian Reyes - Gillian was recognized for doing an incredible job in her starting months as Manager of the Children's Program. She has put in the time and dedication to really make the program coordinators, staff teams and individuals feel heard, supported and valued. Gillian goes above and beyond in her role and her hard work deserves every bit of recognition :).
Jan Michael Jose - Michael did an amazing job moving the Poco office and setting up the new Clarke Street office in 1 day - came early and stayed late on the Friday to ensure that when the people we support started there on Monday everything would be ready for them - went over and above. Michael has gone above and beyond with packing, setting up and installing many of the key features for the new office. Every time Michael works he comes in with a smile and a can do attitude. He regularly does all our heavy lifting and takes on every task asked of him without question. He continues to help with cosmetic features.
Lela Shaban - Lela is just always there, even on non-work time to help staff with their needs. This has been especially comforting with all of the restrictions that the pandemic has presented. She is also recognized for her extraordinary work with clients and staff at CVS, going above and beyond, treating everyone equally and with respect.
Pat McNinch - As mentioned above, Pat was recognized for being a hard worker who is dedicated to the job and the people she supports, as well as going above and beyond on a daily basis.
Salima Ladha - Salima is recognized for working tirelessly to address the needs of the supported individual, goes above and beyond hours wise in the role and is flexible in her schedule to ensure supported individual has the best care possible. She has a positive attitude, professional and patient.
Saundra Rogers - Saundra goes above and beyond at our Surrey House.Planting a veggie garden and taking her on overnight camping trips.
Solita Burton - Solita was recognized for being a hard worker, going above and beyond in the job and being dedicated to the individuals we serve at CVS.
Trevor Cowan - Trevor stepped up during a zoom class to help out and did a great job. Thanks Trevor!
Keep up the good work everyone!