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Tricia Spence, CAVS, CDVS

Tricia Spence, CAVS, CDVS

  • Manager of Volunteer Services and Special Events

Tricia Spence started her career at St. Jude as an intern with Volunteer Services while in college at the University of Memphis. She has worked for the department since 2008. 

As the Manager of Volunteer Services and Special Events, Spence help plan and develop all of the hospital's community volunteer programming, including weekly volunteer shift roles, the employee garden program, and the Summer Volunteer and Volunteen programs.  All volunteer and special event projects are designed to enhance the patient and family experience.

“I am passionate about volunteerism and love developing structures and processes to make to it easier for volunteers to help St. Jude," Spence says. "My role allows me to be creative and to problem-solve, while bringing comfort and support to patients and their families. It’s a win-win.”