Celebrating Southeast Georgia Health System Volunteers

National Volunteer Week Luncheon honoreesApril 16, 2015 – Southeast Georgia Health System honored its volunteers during a National Volunteer Week Luncheon on Monday, April 13, at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. The theme for the celebration was “Volunteers Go the Extra Mile.”

Honorees included volunteers from the Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries, Volunteens , First Steps Program, Therapy Dogs International, Ministerial Alliance, Coastal Medical Access Project (CMAP), Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority, Camden Campus Advisory, Cooperative Healthcare Services, Inc., and the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation, Inc.

According to Kristin Doll, director of Volunteer Services, 547 volunteers contributed hours during the past year. “From March 1, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015, our volunteers performed 51,813 hours of service to the Health System,” said Doll. “According to the Independent Sector, the leading authority in calculating the value of volunteer hours, those hours translate into a dollar value of $1,168,383. Their dedicated, loyal service helps our organization accomplish goals and inspires us all to do great things.”

During the awards ceremony, Rheba Mathis was named Brunswick Campus Auxiliary Volunteer of the Year and Marilyn Masson was named Camden Campus Auxiliary Volunteer of the Year.

More than 400 volunteers currently enjoy sharing their time and talents to assist patients, visitors, and team members at the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden campuses, as well as the Senior Care Centers in Brunswick and St. Marys. To find out more about volunteer opportunities, contact Kristin Doll at 912-466-1071 or visit sghs.org.

See attachment for a list of Auxiliary Volunteers presented with recognition pins.