November's Volunteer Spotlight features VIP (Volunteers Interacting with Patients) Bob Douglas.
What is your name? BD: Bob Douglas.
What is your position? BD: Hospitality. I am a VIP Volunteer, which means I interact with the patients and help keep their mind off of their problems.
How long have you been a volunteer? BD: 7 years.
What do you love about being a volunteer? BD: Interacting with the patients. I’m a people person and I love talking to people. If I can make them laugh or smile I’ve done my job.
What makes CAMC a great place to be a volunteer? BD: I’ve been here as a patient many times and they employees always treated me with the best of care. I love all the people here. I use to some of them work with them and I know a lot of them.
What advice would you give future CAMC volunteers? BD: Just be yourself, relax and put the patients first. Treat them like the most important person in your life at that moment.