Lending a helping hand: Devereux Georgia volunteer logs more than 800 hours of service
Devereux Georgia volunteer Mary Prior has logged more than 800 hours of service since early 2018. (Pictured from left to right: Rudie Delien, Mary Prior and Regina Tamberino.)
a volunteer at Devereux Advanced
Behavioral Health Georgia, Mary Prior is
combining her passion for helping others with her love of administrative and
retired U.S. Department of Defense registered nurse began volunteering in
Devereux Georgia’s People Operations department, assisting with
clerical/administrative tasks, in early 2018. Since then, she has logged more
than 800 hours of service.
love volunteering because it keeps me active and gives me an opportunity to
hone my computer and organizational skills,” Prior explained. “The staff is
warm and welcoming, and I feel needed – and appreciated.”
Vice President of Operations Gwen
Skinner expressed her gratitude for Prior’s service, noting, “We cannot
thank Mary enough for selflessly donating her time and talents to support our
staff and those in our care. Volunteers like Mary are an integral part of our
organization, and clearly demonstrate what it means to be servant leaders by
lending a helping hand wherever and whenever they are needed.”
A commitment to serve
first learned about volunteer opportunities at Devereux Georgia through her
friend, People Operations Recruitment Specialist Regina Tamberino, with whom she volunteered at a hospice center.
works alongside Tamberino twice a week, helping Devereux
Georgia’s People Operations team greet and process new hires, copy documents,
and prepare benefits packets.
it is by alphabetizing paperwork, stuffing envelopes or proofreading documents,
Mary is always ready and willing to assist in any way she can,” Tamberino shared. “She has even attended career fairs
with me to promote Devereux Georgia’s programs and services in the community.
Mary has a heart of gold and we are thrilled to have her on our team.”
Encouraging others to get
addition to volunteering at Devereux Georgia, Prior spends time at a local
hospital restocking refreshments and supplies. She encourages others
considering volunteer work to get involved in their communities.
is nothing more rewarding than helping those in need,” Prior said. “Knowing I
am providing some relief for Devereux Georgia’s People Operations team – by taking
on administrative and clerical tasks so they can focus their efforts elsewhere –
makes me feel good. I am truly honored to help.”
volunteering at Devereux?
is always looking for volunteers to assist in a wide variety of ways. Contact a
specific center to determine what
volunteer opportunities are available in your community. Learn
more about Devereux Advanced
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