Posts Tagged: placement

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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Job Seeker: Sarah Carter

  Meet Sarah, she’s interested in landing a job in the childcare arena. Presently, Sara enjoys assisting with the childcare every Wednesdays at her church. Sarah is working on completing her food handler’s card, infant first aid/CPR, abuse reporting and getting registered in the national criminal registry. She then plans on getting some training in how…

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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]  

We are so excited about our newest partnership with the South Hills Center located in the Tamarack Building and so are they! Here is a letter that was sent out to their community. Hi Folks, This week begins a partnership with Pearl Buck Center to provide janitorial staffing at South Hills Center [at the Tamarack…

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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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Our community employment team is in the process of revamping our promotional materials. Here is the second brochure in a series of three. We know, we started in the middle – just like Star Wars,…this is going to be epic! Let us know what you think in the comments. Enjoy! ~ “The Job Squad”

Our friends at KEZI recently aired a story profiling some of Pearl Buck’s successful partnerships with local businesses.  If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s definitely worth a watch. Here’s a link to the full story, on the KEZI site: http://www.kezi.com/pearl-buck-and-the-community/ Togo’s Sandwiches is one of the businesses featured in that video, and lobby attendants Paul Koerner…

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This week’s post is authored by contributor Clayton Cone. For Keenan Toole, tool crib operator was a job he couldn’t pass up: it had good pay, good benefits and, as he would come to appreciate, good hours, at 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. He took the job, his first, and has worked at it since…

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