Exceptional doesn’t begin to describe the effort and dedication that Ms. Velma Deloatch has displayed throughout her 10 years of working for Queens Centers for Progress. Her level of devotion and passion is truly remarkable and has been beneficial and valuable to the lives of the individuals she serves. Not only does she advocate on the individual’s behalf on a consistent basis but she also provides opportunities for individuals to express themselves.
She is always willing and dedicated in accomplishing the tasks necessary to enhance the individuals’ quality of life through person-centered approaches. She demonstrates respect to all individuals while continuing to identify their personal strengths, interests and needed supports. Unquestionably, she continues to expand her knowledge. She is observed to assist the individuals to be active and productive in the community. She has built an extraordinary rapport with the individuals and overall she has served as a positive role model and a team member.