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  • North Suffolk Mental Health Association - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    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 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 Press Release Archive 2015 Press Release Archive 2014 Press Release Archive 2013 Press Release Archive 2012 Press Release Archive 2011 Press Release Archive 2010 Press Release Archive 2009 Press Release Archive Patrick Giblin Real Jobs Real Change Goodwill s human services training program made a difference in Patrick Giblin

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/2009-press-release-archive/35-success-stories/460-north-suffolk-mental-health-association-i-will-hire.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Danilda Encarnacion - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    College Hunks Priority Pick Up Donate Calculator Donate Movement 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 News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery 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 Jonathan Johnson Real Jobs Real Change There is no bigger Boston sports fan than Jonathan Johnson Read more About Goodwill Our

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/2015-news-archive/35-success-stories/456-danilda-encarnacion-i-will-work.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Eric Chouinard - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    in Salem see exhibitions and collections that include Native American 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

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/about-goodwill/35-success-stories/75-eric-chouinard-finding-a-museum-quality-connection.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Karla Santos - Goodwill's Youth Initiative - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers About Goodwill Our Mission History Executive Team Board of Directors and Governance Related Links Site Map Karla Santos Goodwill s Youth Initiative Karla Santos Goodwill s Youth Initiative Like many teenagers Karla Santos has had her moments where she has struggled in school and with her classmates Yet the teenager is determined to turn things around and is getting better grades at school and getting along better with her peers Her teachers at the Lilla G Frederick Pilot School in Dorchester have noticed Karla credits her turnaround to the mentoring help she gets at Goodwill s Youth Initiative where she is active in the after school academy as well as the mentoring program Her goal now is to become a peer leader in Goodwill s youth program so she can serve as an example to other young people who are facing challenges as she has 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

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/about-goodwill/our-mission/35-success-stories/366-zyderrious-graddy-i-will-aspire.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Karla Santos - Goodwill's Youth Initiative - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers About Goodwill Our Mission History Executive Team Board of Directors and Governance Related Links Site Map Karla Santos Goodwill s Youth Initiative Karla Santos Goodwill s Youth Initiative Like many teenagers Karla Santos has had her moments where she has struggled in school and with her classmates Yet the teenager is determined to turn things around and is getting better grades at school and getting along better with her peers Her teachers at the Lilla G Frederick Pilot School in Dorchester have noticed Karla credits her turnaround to the mentoring help she gets at Goodwill s Youth Initiative where she is active in the after school academy as well as the mentoring program Her goal now is to become a peer leader in Goodwill s youth program so she can serve as an example to other young people who are facing challenges as she has 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

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/about-goodwill/history/366-zyderrious-graddy-i-will-aspire.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Rose Displays - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    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 About Goodwill Our Mission History Executive Team Board of Directors and Governance Related Links Site Map 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 from local landfills Learn more

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/about-goodwill/executive-team/joanne-k-hilferty/35-success-stories/546-rose-displays-real-jobs-real-change.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Eric Chouinard - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    in Salem see exhibitions and collections that include Native American 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

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/about-goodwill/executive-team/joanne-k-hilferty/35-success-stories/75-eric-chouinard-finding-a-museum-quality-connection.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Keith Mennino – Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    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 About Goodwill Our Mission History Executive Team Board of Directors and Governance Related Links Site Map Keith Mennino Real Jobs Real Change Keith Mennino Real Jobs Real Change Keith Mennino came to Goodwill with the goal of becoming self sufficient To him that meant working enough hours and earning enough money that he would not have to rely on Social Security disability payments to make ends meet Keith joined Goodwill s AbilityOne program and after just ten months he no longer needed Social Security benefits AbilityOne is a federal initiative to help people with disabilities find employment working for nonprofit organizations that provide services to the U S government Keith who works at a federal site in Fitchburg was able to move out of his father s home and into his own apartment 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

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/about-goodwill/executive-team/joanne-k-hilferty/35-success-stories/457-keith-mennino-i-will-work.html (2016-02-09)
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