Her friendly smile and welcoming presence will be sorely missed at our Senior Community Service Employment Program office on South George Street. After nearly 3 years working as a Data Specialist for SCSEP, Denise Durham has recently found non-subsidized employment as a Clinical Support Secretary with Hospice & Community Care.
Denise had brought her many talents and years of work experience to SCSEP in May 2016, after retiring from her career in television broadcasting as Master Control Operator and Public Affairs Coordinator for WPMT-TV in York. “Her formal theological training, her pastoral experience as a deaconess in her local church, her faith and compassion for others were resources Denise brought with her to work every day in the gentle way she served those in need,” explained SCSEP participant Guy Carter.
Her role was nothing short of significant. Not only did she assist with referrals, data entry, and background checks, she often went above and beyond to help her peers with “new-age” technology. “Her superior knowledge of digital technology made her the “go-to person” for all staff members,” said Guy.
Denise used the many resources provided by SCSEP to find part-time employment with Hospice & Community Care in York. She officially started her new position on May 6, 2019. Although she admits missing her coworkers at SCSEP, she exclaims, “I absolutely love my job!!! I like the people I work with. The training is very intense, they go over everything from A to Z! I loved that! The organization is wonderful!”
Congratulations Denise on your new career! We are happy for you and are certain you will continue to exhibit your compassion and professionalism in your new role. We hope you continue to love “helping people to live out their final days with dignity and grace.”