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Stories of our Employees

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IN OUR WORDS: Ohio MENTOR Program Director Inspires Colleague

Denise Spagnola, an administrative health assistant at Ohio MENTOR thanks her program director Kristy DeVan for enriching the lives of children and families they serve and providing inspiration to employees throughout the Cleveland and Canton offices.

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MENTOR Oregon Employee Story
IN OUR WORDS: MENTOR Oregon Staff Shares a Mission

Staff at MENTOR Oregon's McMinnville Alternative to Employment program go above and beyond in providing services and helping individuals thrive.

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DSP Stories
IN OUR WORDS: California MENTOR Recruiter Inspires a DSP

Serena saw the potential for a wonderful employee and proceeded to provide her with the resources, encouragement and support to help her achieve a goal.

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Direct Support Professional of the Year
A Career of Caring

Caring for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) is Jim Seabridge’s life’s work. He has spent nearly 35 years helping individuals live life to the fullest in community settings—including working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with Pennsylvania MENTOR for the last 10 years.

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Cathy Has a Mission to Serve

In her job as a Direct Support Professional, Cathy pitches in to help—wherever and whenever. She's makes it her mission to ensure the adults who live in the community-based group home where she works have fun and feel like they are part of a family.

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