Tag Archives: Community Employment

In the Spotlight – PNC Bank

Last year, 163 individuals participated in UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Community Employment Program developing work skills at either supported or independent work sites throughout Northeast Ohio. As the State of Ohio begins to prioritize community-based employment opportunities for adults with disabilities through the Employment First Initiative, UCP’s partnerships with businesses become increasingly important. An employer’s […]

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Feds Inch Closer To Disability Hiring Goal

The federal government added people with disabilities to its payroll at a higher rate last year than at any other time in the last three decades. More than 16,000 people with disabilities were hired by the U.S. government during fiscal year 2013, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management. That brought […]

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Donald Hartmiller

Upon first meeting Donald Hartmiller, it is evident that he is a determined, confident young man who has a very bright future ahead of him. Donald became a client of UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Community Employment Program back in 2010. He was first placed at Home Lending Source where some of his jobs included inputting […]

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Sharita Taylor

Sharita Taylor is a UCP contract employee at PNC Bank Processing Center in Cleveland. She first started coming to UCP in October 2009, a few months after she graduated from Jane Adams Business Career Center. The focus of her education was business and medical tech clerical work. The first after-school job Sharita had helped her […]

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End of October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In honor of the last day of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we would like to share two articles and a website that discuss the benefits of hiring individuals who have a disability. Take a moment this weekend to check them out!http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2014/10/21/pledging-im-in-to-hire-individuals-with-intellectual-and-developmental-disabilities/ http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/10/5_reasons_why_people_with_disa.html http://www.imintohire.org/

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