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  • Patrick Giblin - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Media Archive Photo Gallery Patrick Giblin Real Jobs Real Change Patrick Giblin Real Jobs Real Change Goodwill s human services training program made a difference in Patrick Giblin s life And now he is making a difference in the lives of others When Patrick moved to Boston from Ohio in 2012 he was unemployed and a little lost by his own telling He had attended a Jesuit high school where community service was held in high regard and he wanted to help others but he wasn t quite sure how to do it and he needed a job From a friend who works at Boston Medical Center he heard about Goodwill s Human Services Employment Ladder Program or HELP I thought this might be the right program for me he said It was Patrick completed the two month program in February 2014 and not long thereafter was hired as a vocational counselor at MABWorks a community based day program operated by MAB Community Services a non profit that serves the visually impaired as well as individuals with brain injuries and developmental disabilities It is one of nearly a dozen employers that partners with Goodwill s HELP program Mary Moylan the director of day services at MAB Works said Patrick was a good fit for their organization and a natural at helping others In fact Patrick was promoted to assistant program manager not long after he started at MAB Works This has been a smooth transition for me Patrick said I wanted to work in human services and when I came to MAB I really fell in love with the energy and the vibe It feels good to be making a difference in people s lives Did you know Goodwill stores are run as social enterprises meaning they support Goodwill s

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/news/newsletter-sign-up/35-success-stories/543-patrick-giblin-real-jobs-real-change.html (2016-02-09)
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  • North Suffolk Mental Health Association - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery North Suffolk Mental Health Association Real Jobs Real Change North Suffolk Mental Health Association Real Jobs Real Change Goodwill is about connecting qualified job seekers with employers Perhaps no company embodies that partnership better than North Suffolk Mental Health Association Since 2012 the company has hired 17 graduates from Goodwill s Human Services Employment Ladder Program or HELP which prepares students to work in human services There is a need for qualified candidates said Anthony Morgera director of human resources at North Suffolk Mental Health Association Goodwill gives the students the technical skills they need to do this type of work One such person is Selena Reid who was referred to the HELP program by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Selena had recently had heart surgery and had been unemployed for months when she came to Goodwill Selena completed the HELP program and interviewed at North Suffolk Mental Health Association where she was hired as a residential counselor right after completing the eight week program I wanted to find something permanent where I could help people Selena said Taking a job at North Suffolk has turned out to be one of my best decisions Did you know Headed to the movies anytime soon If the film was shot in Massachusetts there is a good chance some of the furniture from the movie will appear soon at a neighborhood Goodwill a bit of Hollywood glam for a thrift store price Learn more about Hollywood glamour at Goodwill

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/news/newsletter-sign-up/35-success-stories/460-north-suffolk-mental-health-association-i-will-hire.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Eric Chouinard - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    artifacts fashions of Iris Apfel photographs by Valerie Belin and paintings from India What they don t see is dust fingerprints or smears That s because the museum hired an enthusiastic high school student named Eric Chouinard as a member of their maintenance and janitorial team The story of Eric s job at PEM began when Eric enrolled in the Goodwill School to Work program in conjunction with Salem High School For the entire school year Eric came twice a week to Goodwill s job training center in Salem and learned about careers and interviewing skills When he heard about an internship opening at PEM he applied along with nearly 300 other students But it was Eric who got the call I wasn t scared at all said Eric The mock interviews I had at Goodwill really helped prepare me And I feel comfortable talking to people anyway Eric s positive attitude and enthusiasm for work won him the internship on his first and only interview He was quickly noticed by Robert Monk the director of facilities and security Eric had excellent references and that was important because janitorial and maintenance work in a museum is different We are very particular about who we employ and train said Monk But Eric won us over immediately with his terrific attitude and great work ethic When Eric s internship ended the museum hired him as a regular employee I never had a real paying job before and I felt really excited and grown up Eric recalled I work there five days a week and I love the work I vacuum the carpets stack the chairs wash the windows and glass doors and keep the bathrooms clean I like the people I work with and everything in the museum I go to all

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/programs/job-training-and-placement-services/35-success-stories/75-eric-chouinard-finding-a-museum-quality-connection.html (2016-02-09)
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    Dell Reconnect Programs Job Training and Placement Services Career Services Boston Career Link Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers Search for All words Any words Exact Phrase Ordering Newest First Oldest First Most Popular

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/programs/job-training-and-placement-services/35-success-stories/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=264 (2016-02-09)
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  • Rose Displays - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers Programs Job Training and Placement Services Career Services Boston Career Link Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Rose Displays Real Jobs Real Change Rose Displays Real Jobs Real Change Jenika Woodbury loves coming to work at Rose Displays in Salem She can do something she likes interact with her colleagues and work on her goal of someday working in the food service industry Jenika is part of Goodwill s Employment Supports Program which works with individuals who have disabilities In Salem the participants work in mobile crews that go onsite to employer partners places of business This works well for the companies and creates an integrated work environment for the participants Dean Rubin CEO of Rose Displays loves having Jenika and the other Goodwill participants there where they perform light assembly projects We are delighted to have Goodwill here said Dean whose company helps retailers meet their visual communications goals with its sign hanging and interactive products They provide a valuable service that is critical to the completion of our product Goodwill and Rose Displays have worked together for 10 years For Dean the partnership makes sense from a business perspective but also for its community value Being able to work gives everyone a strong sense of self worth Dean said Don t we all need that We re helping people help themselves by working and I think that s very important You will get no argument from Jenika Did you know Thanks to your donations Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries annually diverts more than 23 million pounds of goods

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/programs/job-training-and-placement-services/35-success-stories/546-rose-displays-real-jobs-real-change.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Danilda Encarnacion - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers Programs Job Training and Placement Services Career Services Boston Career Link Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Danilda Encarnacion Real Jobs Real Change Danilda Encarnacion Real Jobs Real Change Danilda Encarnacion and Lenox Martell Inc are a perfect fit The single mother had recently been laid off when she came to Boston Career Link looking for a position that would be fulfilling and give her some schedule flexibility to raise her young son Working with a Boston Career Link advisor she got connected to Lenox Martell a Jamaica Plain soda and refrigeration equipment service company where she now works as an administrative assistant This is a great job Danilda says It s flexible it s been a real blessing Did you know Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries collaborates with hundreds of employers to promote and facilitate the hiring of individuals facing barriers to employment These collaborations bring trained dedicated employees to the workforce and help people achieve independence and dignity Learn more about our Business Services Rose Displays Real Jobs Real

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/programs/career-services-boston-career-link/35-success-stories/456-danilda-encarnacion-i-will-work.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Danilda Encarnacion - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Career Services Boston Career Link Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers Stores Store Locations and Hours Store Calendar Halloween Headquarters Danilda Encarnacion Real Jobs Real Change Danilda Encarnacion Real Jobs Real Change Danilda Encarnacion and Lenox Martell Inc are a perfect fit The single mother had recently been laid off when she came to Boston Career Link looking for a position that would be fulfilling and give her some schedule flexibility to raise her young son Working with a Boston Career Link advisor she got connected to Lenox Martell a Jamaica Plain soda and refrigeration equipment service company where she now works as an administrative assistant This is a great job Danilda says It s flexible it s been a real blessing Did you know Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries provides shoppers access to good quality clothing and household items with more than one million retail transactions every year Learn more about our Stores Danilda Encarnacion Real Jobs Real Change Danilda Encarnacion and Lenox Martell

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/stores/35-success-stories/456-danilda-encarnacion-i-will-work.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Danielle Singleton - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers Stores Store Locations and Hours Store Calendar Halloween Headquarters Danielle Singleton Real Jobs Real Change Danielle Singleton Real Jobs Real Change When Danielle Singleton came to Boston Career Link she had been unemployed for almost two years A military veteran and single mother with two young children she was very concerned about how she was going to make ends meet I had to find a job Danielle said My situation wasn t good Boston Career Link is the one stop career center operated by Goodwill In recent years it has been enhancing its services to veterans and now has a veteran representative to help with their career needs He gave me hope Danielle said of Mark Bryson the veteran representative I wanted to work in the medical field but when that wasn t working he encouraged me to look elsewhere and helped me find the right things Danielle is now an office support specialist for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue and tributes much of her current situation to Mark and the services she received at Boston Career Link Things really worked out much better for me Danielle said This job pays better than what I would have found in the medical field I was going nowhere until I came to the career center but working with Mark really paid off Did you know Goodwill stores are run as social enterprises meaning they support Goodwill s mission to provide job training for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment while also providing jobs and good quality low cost goods to individuals and families looking for value Learn more about

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/stores/35-success-stories/545-danielle-singleton-real-jobs-real-change.html (2016-02-09)
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