Since 2005, Stover has served as the Certified Child Life Specialist and Camp Courage Director for BI-LO Charities Children’s Cancer Center
helping patients and families cope with their healthcare experience and advocate for their psychosocial needs. Prior to the Children's Cancer Center, Stover worked for Greenville Children’s Hospital
from 2002 to 2005. In her position, she was responsible for the psychosocial wellbeing of patients and their families while being hospitalized for various medical issues.
Speaking of her new assignment Stover said, "I am incredibly happy to be making the move to work for Make-A-Wish South Carolina, an organization that I have great admiration and respect for. I look forward to being a part of their mission and their team to continue my work and passion for children living with life-threatening medical conditions. What a wonderful blessing to be able to be part of such a joyous experience in the lives of the children and families that they serve."
President and CEO, Bill Tiller, stated: ““We are delighted to add Jamie Stover to the Make-A-Wish South Carolina staff and family. Clearly, her skill set and experiences make her the ideal person to lead our program services department. Additionally, Jamie practices the critical “soft skills” of passionate caring, empathy and dedication to mission necessary to be successful at Make-A-Wish.”
Stover holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Clemson University, a Masters of Science from the University of Alabama in Child Life and a Masters of Education from Clemson University in Community Mental Health Counseling.
In addition, she is a member of several professional organizations such as the Child Life Council, the American Counseling Association and the National Board for Certified Counselors. She will assume her duties on Monday, February 2, 2015.