September 2020

posted Sep 21, 2020, 10:06 AM by Swan, Vivian

Scott Edwards, Supportive Housing Manager, is staff member of the month.  He’s being recognized by his staff for his impeccable leadership skills, supportive nature, and the motivation he gives his staff during the most challenging and stressful times.   Ina wroteScott embodies the most important skill a Manager should have.  Scott’s strong leadership and guidance along with the support and dedication he show’s his team, has earned him much deserved respect and admiration. Scott is more than a Manager, he’s a leader and a true inspiration.  Scott takes the time to listen and provide us with immediate feedback. Scott also has an amazing ability to bring out the best in you especially when we’re facing the toughest situations. Scott makes tough decisions for staff and for the clients of our program, but he always puts the well-being of his staff first to ensure we are all safe.   As a team of Supportive Housing, we just want to show everyone how grateful we are to have such a wonderful boss like you!  Shannon: Starting a new job during a global pandemic should be difficult, but with the support from Scott, it made the transition easier. Scott has helped me learn and understand my position as a counselor. Scott shows strong leadership qualities, especially during this pandemic. Scott supports the Supportive Housing staff and goes above and beyond to make sure that his staff is safe and appreciated. Scott has been in many positions where he needs to make a difficult decision, and every decision is made with compassion.  I am excited to be part of the Supportive Housing family, but I am more excited to work under an exceptional boss. Thank you for all that you do Scott!!  Amanda:  Scott has gone above and beyond to provide support to us during these difficult times. Scott has worked with each of us to ensure that we feel comfortable meeting with clients since the COVID-19 outbreak. Scott has navigated this situation with our best interest in mind, leaving us feeling safe and secure in our role as Supportive Housing Counselor. Scott has done a tremendous job keeping us informed and up-to-date on all important information and changes as and when they arose. Not only has he been a support professionally, but he has been a support to us personally, checking in to ensure that we are doing well. His hard work and dedication to the Supportive Housing Program consumers and staff has been greatly appreciated by all.   Jen: Scott has always been a great leader. He is always there to help you work through stressful situations. He has shown great leadership, especially throughout this COVID-19 pandemic. Scott has been a great mentor to me, and I am so glad to be working next to him as his assistant manager.   Willie: Working during this pandemic has been stressful, and having Scott there for me as a support has been amazing. Scott has shown concern for not only me, but my entire family. Scott's leadership should be commended. Scott sets the tone for our team, and our team is solid.   Congratulations Scott!