Methodist Children’s Home (MCH) annually recognizes staff who exemplify our Core Values. Staff are nominated by their peers and recognized at an all-staff meeting.
The Core Values for MCH are:
Rhonda Anderson, youth care counselor supervisor, received the 2017 Core Award for Service at the fall all-staff meeting. The recipients of the Core Award for Service is someone who shows compassion through generosity and care.
According to her nomination, Anderson demonstrates the Core Value of Service in the way she role-models generosity to others. She demonstrates commitment through her helping attitude and she is quick to lend a hand to youth and staff who seek her out, even in the midst of “challenging” days.
Anderson has served in several positions during her long tenure at MCH and her service to MCH is valued in many ways. She is exceptional at empowering, training and supervising staff at numerous home units across campus. She is dependable and readily addresses any staff issues that may arise, providing direct feedback that will improve performance. Anderson is always readily available when she is on duty and her work ethic offers a warm welcome to students and staff that may want to come in and visit with her.
According to Unit Manager Elizabeth Goss, “When I ask Rhonda for help with tasks that may seem unbearable or overwhelming to others, Rhonda consistently responds with a positive attitude and ensures the task is complete in a timely manner with no concerns. She is willing to work when needed and has worked extra days to provide coverage across campus when needed.”