Posts Categorized: Pearl Buck Center

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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By Jan Aho for the Register Guard Executive Director of Pearl Buck Center March is National Disability Awareness Month. It is the perfect time to celebrate the progress that communities across the nation have made with regard to being aware of the gifts that people with various abilities bring to our communities. In the 1990s,…

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Our goal is to assist people who experience developmental, intellectual and/or learning disabilities find and keep jobs, in the Eugene/Springfield business community. We also educate businesses and the public at large as to what these amazing individuals can achieve. So let me give you a rundown of how we go about accomplishing all of this. Our…

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PBCCE

In need of a new star employee? We represent some of the brightest stars around the Eugene/Springfield area. And it runs the gamut as to their abilities, interests and aptitudes. For instance; we have people who are seeking casual, part-time and full-time positions, entry level or more specialized positions, we even have people who are…

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Did you know that Pearl Buck Center has been finding and securing jobs for people with disabilities for over 27 years? Here are a couple of our past community employment public service announcements, perhaps you remember seeing them in the past or have spotted these smiling faces about town. Enjoy [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjlO_qgvHCg&w=420&h=315] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6cOs4U20hI&w=420&h=315]  

Current Job Seekers Display

Here is a sampling from the great pool of job applicants we have seeking jobs in the community.We represent people with a wide range of abilities and interests. Many of our job seekers are looking for part-time work, anywhere from 10 to 25 hours a week, but don’t worry we also have people who are…

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Pearl Buck Center, Incorporated has been around for 60 years, yet it’s amazing that there are still many people who aren’t familiar with who we are or with some of what we do. So, we decided to make a short video, that hopefully will help shed some better light on the subject. And if after…

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dis·a·bil·i·ty

dis·a·bil·i·ty ˌ/disəˈbilədē/ noun a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. synonyms: handicap, disablement, incapacity, impairment, infirmity, defect,abnormality,… a disadvantage or handicap, especially one imposed or recognized by the law. “he had to quit his job and go on disability”  or “she can’t work because of her disability“ When you think…

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