Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Gilbert "Scooter" Hendricks has been working at the Carousel House for more than ten years. As a Department Aide, he does his work from the front desk, greeting guests as they walk in. Essentially, he is the face of the center, and he loves every minute of it. When asked what his favorite part of the job is, he quickly replied: "
Initially working in the Philadelphia Naval shipyard for 26 years, Hendricks was forced to retire when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. While this may send some in to retirement, Hendricks decided to try something new.
After three years with the Rec Department, he was assigned to the Carousel House. He handles a number of responsibilities, from the phone to paperwork to computer work, all with an eager, can-do attitude. But he gets most excited when it comes to the fun events that are put on for the clients.
Posted by Becca at 10:35 PM