Volunteer Spotlights

Volunteers have been a part of NYGH for over 50 years and even throughout the pandemic, volunteers have and continue to play an integral role in helping staff and physicians provide excellent care for patients and their families. Thank you for helping us make a world of difference in the lives of our patients, residents, and their families.

National Volunteer Week OVSA Recipients

In 2022, nine of our volunteers have been recognized and given Ontario Volunteer Service Awards! Please join us in congratulating them on their milestone achievements:

  • Bill Walker, 20 Year Service Award, Ambassador Volunteer
  • Bryan Cassidy, 20 Year Service Award, Day Surgery & Endoscopy Unit Volunteer
  • Nabaa Zaidi, Youth Service Award, Hospital Elder Life Program Volunteer
  • Rosemarie Jochum, 45 Year Service Award, Day Surgery & Endoscopy Unit Volunteer
  • Roxanne Phillips, 35 Year Service Award, Specialized Geriatric Services Volunteer; Hospital Elder Life Program Volunteer
  • Setareh Malekian Naeini, Youth Service Award, Hospital Elder Life Program Volunteer
  • Sandra Malinouskaya, Youth Service Award, Hospital Elder Life Program Volunteer
  • Rev. Soon Ki Park Schaub, 10 Year Service Award, Spiritual Care On-Call Chaplain, and Faith Visitor Volunteer; Hospital Elder Life Program Volunteer
  • Vera Perry, 15 Year Service Award, Day Surgery & Endoscopy Unit Volunteer

Click through our Volunteer Spotlights to learn about how and why these amazing volunteers dedicate their time to North York General: