Hospice recognizes Volunteer with prestigious June Callwood Award

Sabrina Guillotte was recently recognized for her volunteer involvement with Chatham-Kent Hospice by being awarded the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism at the 2018 Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Annual Conference.

Sabrina has been a volunteer with the Hospice since 2014. Sabrina’s brings heart and compassion to her role as Reception volunteer, and ensures that every visitor is treated with respect, dignity and love! As a volunteer receptionist, Sabrina greets all our visitors with a warm friendly smile and professional manner. Sabrina embraces any and all educational opportunities to grow both professionally and personally to ensure she has the tools and knowledge to support our families. As a very dedicated and dependable volunteer, she doesn’t hesitate to raise her hand whenever we need help! Her active and reliable contributions makes her a very valued and important member of our team.

“When I was first told that I had been selected to receive the June Callwood award, I couldn’t believe my ears. It took a minute for the news to sink in and I was crying tears of joy. This award is very special to me and I would like to thank all the staff and volunteers who selected me. I will treasure this award forever!” shared Sabrina.

The June Callwood Award was established in 1994 to acknowledge and thank outstanding hospice volunteers throughout Ontario. The award was named in honour of the late June Callwood who was a long-time advocate of hospice, community activist, author and recipient of the Order of Canada.

Shown here is Chatham-Kent Hospice Board of Director and past June Callwood award winner Lyn Rush and Chatham-Kent Hospice Volunteer Coordinator presenting Sabrina with flowers.