Tag Archives: Vocational Services

Advantages Of Hiring A Person With A Disability – Employer’s Perspective

This week’s blog was written by Annie Geiger, the Regional Human Resources Specialist for Central Ohio, Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Ohio Regions at Fifth Third Bank. She is also the site contact for the UCP Fifth Third job site and an active three-year member of the UCP Business Advisory Committee (BAC). “I thought (joining the […]

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Advantages Of Hiring A Person With A Disability – UCP Site Supervisor Perspective

This week’s blog post was written by Mary Ellen Rhein, the Supported Employment Site Supervisor at PNC Bank. Mary Ellen shares her perspective on working with people with disabilities, and what they contribute to the company. I began to work at UCP three and a half years ago at the Westlake Adult Day Service site. […]

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Staff Perception On Working With People With Disabilities

  In honor of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, two UCP of Greater Cleveland staff members, Lora Onafuwa, the Adult Day Support Lead at the Westlake facility, and Lakissha Cloud, the Vocational Services Float, share their experiences about working with adults with disabilities. Why did you decide to work with people with disabilities? Lora: When […]

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Vocational Services Welcomes Two New Management Team Members

Amy Vedova joined the UCP of Greater Cleveland team in December 2013 as the Activities and Training Manager. She has her BA in Corporate Communications from Marietta College. She is Activity Director Certified (ADC) through NCCDP and is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP).  Before coming to UCP of Greater Cleveland, Amy was the Activity […]

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Expanding Partnership Opportunities at the Cleveland Clinic

UCP of Greater Cleveland has the privilege to partner with some outstanding businesses and organizations throughout the community.  This year, we were especially grateful to expand our partnership with the Cleveland Clinic, long-term partner and neighbor.  The Cleveland Clinic’s involvement as a UCP employment partner began in 2006 as a Supported Employment Site in their […]

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    Events on October 5, 2014
    • Browns Tailgate Fundraiser

      Starts: 12:30 pm, October 5, 2014

      Ends: 2:30 pm, October 5, 2014

      Location: Harry Buffalo, 18605 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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    • Fall Fling

      Starts: 6:00 pm, October 17, 2014

      Ends: 8:00 pm, October 17, 2014

      Location: Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, 18616 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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    Events on October 19, 2014
    • Team Niko Event

      Starts: 4:00 pm, October 19, 2014

      Ends: 7:00 pm, October 19, 2014

      Location: P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111, United States

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    Events on October 29, 2014
    • BAC Cocktail Reception

      Starts: 5:30 pm, October 29, 2014

      Ends: 7:00 pm, October 29, 2014

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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