Archive for 2014

Workforce center to open in Chatham

Originally published in the Star Tribune Pittsylvania County residents looking for work or to hone their job skills can find help at a Virginia Workforce Center satellite office scheduled to open today on Main Street in Chatham. “We look forward to serving people,” said Lisa Fultz, executive director of the West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board,…
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$1.6 million awarded to facilitate Pierce County young adults’ career goals

Tacoma, WA – The Workforce Development Council of Tacoma-Pierce County (WDC) and the WorkForce Central Executive Board awarded $1.6 million to ResCare Workforce Services (RWS) to serve 350 economically disadvantaged youth and young adults over 18 months beginning January 2015. The funding is Pierce County’s allocation of the federal Workforce Investment Act legislation for young…
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Job Fair Connects Young People with Employers

ResCare Employment and Training sponsored a job fair Saturday at Hamilton County’s OhioMeansJobs center this past Saturday. This event came at the tail end of our 2014 Hamilton County Summer Youth employment Program as a way for the young adults, who fall between the ages of 17 and 24, to connect with prospective employers and…
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Job Corps Centers celebrate 50 years

NATIONWIDE (September 17, 2014) — Job Corps turns 50 this year and ResCare Job Corps centers nationwide are taking the time to recognize and celebrate the golden anniversary. In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson started Job Corps as part of his war on poverty. Currently serving as one of the largest job training programs for low-income…
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Texas Governor issues proclamation in honor of DSP award recipient

FORT WORTH, TX (September 15, 2014) — When ResCare Direct Support Professional (DSP) Vickie Brooks received ANCOR’s 2014 DSP of the Year award for the state of Texas, she was unable to attend the award ceremony in Miami. Executive Director Melonee Williams and Director of Operations/General Manager Lori West wanted to ensure that Ms. Brooks…
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ResCare makes strides to ‘Hire Our Heroes’

CHESTERLAND, OH (August 14, 2014) – Becoming a Hero Health Hire partner in 2012, ResCare is committed to helping veterans find jobs in the health care sector. Operations nationwide are actively involved with organizations that focus on pairing veterans with employers, like Hiring our Heroes. ResCare Residential Services in Chesterland recently joined over 150 employers…
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Introducing ResCare to the Mayor of Oakland

OAKLAND, CA, (July 30, 2014)– ResCare HomeCare in San Leandro made a splash at Oakland Zoo’s 11th annual Healthy Living Festival. The annual festival brings 2,000 seniors from Alameda County together to participate in music, dancing, dining, exercise, animal viewing and the largest health and resource fair in the city. Director of Business Development Natalie Klock…
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ResCare Workforce Services develops model TV partnership

RICHMOND, VA (July 24, 2014) – ResCare Workforce Services has teamed up with Richmond’s local ABC affiliate to provide employment resources and tips during a weekly Job Watch segment. The partnership is a model example of the work ResCare is doing nationwide to engage entire communities in curbing unemployment rates. Each segment features a Job…
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ResCare direct support professionals continue to shine

Norman, OK (July 14, 2014) – ResCare DSPs continue to stand out in a field of caring and dedicated professionals. Direct Support Professional Ketina Kerong received the Award of Excellence in direct support services, the second ResCare direct support professional to receive an award this year from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Ms. Kerong…
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Fighting on and off the battlefield

AUGUSTA, GA (June 25, 2014) – We shared DSP Virginia Lee’s story with you in January and now others are also noticing Ms. Lee’s achievements. Ms. Lee, who served in the United States Army, is all too familiar with the challenges that veterans face after leaving the battle field and returning home. After serving in…
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