Genesis Honors Volunteers During Volunteer Week
Monday, April 4, 2016
Zanesville, OH (April 4, 2016) – Genesis HealthCare System will honor volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 10 to 16. The events during the week include a banquet celebration for more than 350 volunteers who donate their time and talents to the organization. Of those, 100 volunteers will receive awards for hours or years of service.
Among the award recipients are Betty MacDonald with 50 years and Nancy Barker with 45 years of volunteer service to the hospital. Two volunteers, Wanda Hagley and George Kackley, are being honored for giving more than 10,000 hours of their time to Genesis. Vicki McConnell is being honored for 30 years as a Hospice volunteer.
Volunteers perform many duties at Genesis, from greeting patients and families, transporting patients, answering phones, helping Hospice patients and their families, and assisting with office work. They also are an integral part of raising funds for Genesis through book fairs, plant sales, the annual Tree of Love project and other events.
If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer at Genesis, call (740) 454-4700 or go here for a volunteer application.