Recognition and Awards
Debby Henry Award
This award was established in 1996 in memory of Debby Henry, Volunteer Services Director from 1980 to 1995. It is awarded to one outstanding volunteer who has at least 5 years of service , a minimum of 500 hours and who best exemplifies the "spirit of volunteerism."
This award was established in 2004 to honor a volunteer who represents the medical center with a consistently positive attitude towards all patients, visitors and staff. They must have volunteered a minimum of 150 hours.
Jack Arvedon Award
This award was established in 2001 and is given to a volunteer who has contributed a minimum of 100 hours , shown the most flexibility, commitment and positive attitude over the year.
This award is not awarded every year-criteria is exceptional volunteerism
Evening Stars Weekend Wonders Award
This award, established in 2009, is given to a volunteer who has contributed a minimum of 100 hours , and shown commitment and positive attitude to "shine a light" on patients during the evening and weekend hours.
Youth Leadership Award
This award was established in 2004 to formally acknowledge leadership and service by a volunteer 18 or under. They must have volunteered for at least 1 year , contributed a minimum of 100 hours and exemplify leadership skills and a role model for other volunteers.