Posts Categorized: Community Employment

Project SEARCH Newsletters

Interested in seeing what is going on with Project SEARCH? Take a look at our newsletters. 1-september-2016-intern-newsletter ‘Round the RiverBend October 2016 ‘Round the RiverBend November 2016 ‘Round the RiverBend December 2016 ‘Round the RiverBend January 2017 ‘Round the RiverBend February 2017 ‘Round the RiverBend March 2017 ‘Round the RiverBend April 2017 ‘Round the RiverBend May…

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Project SEARCH

  PeaceHealth has launched  ProjectSEARCH, a nationally acclaimed employment program for students with autism and related disabilities, and in this case individuals from Pearl Buck Center‘s production facility. This new initiative, which brings together the community, parents, and local business leaders, began in September 2016 and is one of the ways that Pearl Buck Center is…

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Oct. 19, 2016 Pearl Buck Center’s Community Employment was featured on our local news channel, KEZI. Check us out in the link below: http://up.anv.bz/latest/anvload.html?key=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 from KEZI: EUGENE, Ore — Pearl Buck Center continues making a difference in Lane County — empowering people with developmental disabilities. The nonprofit offers multiple programs including employment opportunities at the…

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Bridging the Gap

As many local companies continue to struggle with developing consistently strong workforces, many organizations and agencies are working to place individuals with both intellectual and developmental disabilities in jobs where they can make the most impact. At the same time hoping to break down barriers and change perceptions about these individuals. For the majority of…

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If you are looking for an employee that has a positive attitude, enjoys staying busy, and is excited to learn new tasks, Adrian Cracknell is the man to hire! Adrian has many years’ experience at his family’s dog rescue, doing a wide variety of tasks including; administering medication, providing treatment to sick and injured animals,…

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Introductions

We’re growing  our Community Employment Services department. Meet our team. A big WELCOME to our newest Job Developers!   Chad Kennard– was born in a small town in Ohio.  After receiving his Bachelor Degree at Bowling Green State University, he moved to Colorado where he lived for the next fifteen years of his life.  During…

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Creating Ripples

We talk a lot about hiring people with disabilities not just because it’s our mission and we believe it’s the right thing to do, but because we know from first-hand experience that it Works! All it takes is one small act of being willing to investigate what it will entail and how it might work…

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Direct support professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his /her community or the least restrictive environment. These people are responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance to individuals. They provide supports to people by…

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