SUCCESSOR: Retiring Govt Director Kathi Cheeseman arms the reins of Interfaith to incoming Director Amy Raimondi. (Equipped Picture)
Interfaith Wellness and Help Services of Southern Ocean County welcomed Amy Raimondi as its new government director, beginning at the begin of 2022.
“I glance forward to main the ongoing outstanding care that our volunteers are offering to the seniors in our community,” she reported.
IHSS is a nonprofit organization with places in Manahawkin and Small Egg Harbor. A coalition of various religion communities, social services and healthcare corporations, IHSS gives volunteer physical, emotional and religious support to all those residing at home who are susceptible because of to age or disability, free of charge of demand.
Raimondi’s prior work with younger grown ups transfers well into working with more mature grown ups who will need the treatment of IHSS. Equally have to have persistence, listening and a real wish to meet up with every single person in the neighborhood where they are.
She credits Kathi Cheeseman, the retiring executive director, with “fostering a mission-driven tradition the place accomplishing this get the job done is a blessing and brings blessings.”
In accordance to Interfaith Board President Joanne Leichte, “We will normally be deeply grateful for the contributions that Kathi Cheeseman has made during the previous five decades. God has blessed us with Amy Raimondi and her exceptional gifts. We appear forward to a vivid long run for IHSS.”
Whilst Raimondi is at ease with celebration setting up, operating with volunteers, conference setting up, trainings and community talking, she also sees the need for continually functioning on funding chances, grants and the investigate wanted to be profitable in these locations. Her priorities incorporate making a lot more community awareness, conveying the reasons and delineations of volunteer do the job and finding extra transportation volunteers.
“I glimpse forward to leading the ongoing exceptional care that our volunteers are furnishing to the seniors in our group. My purpose is to expand our selection of volunteers by going to neighborhood congregations, neighborhood organizations and functions to share information about Interfaith’s mission and goal,” Raimondi explained.
“Kathi Cheeseman is leaving a really prosperous and very well-run operation in my arms, and I want to reassure the local community of the continuity of service and my determination to locating methods to enhance the lives of our seniors.”
Cheeseman, for her component, stated she many thanks the Interfaith Board of Directors for offering her the prospect to provide as its director “for this sort of a superb and deserving mission and for the volunteers who go earlier mentioned and over and above, placing their religion into motion and serving the group with compassion and enjoy.”
Prospective volunteers and individuals in need of companies are welcome to call 609-978-3839. —M.S.