FULTON, NY – Oswego County Opportunities, one of the top 10 largest private employers in Oswego County, recently welcomed 12 new staff members.
" data-medium-file="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B-300x225.jpg" data-large-file="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B-460x345.jpg" class="size-medium wp-image-54791" title="OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B" src="http://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B-300x225.jpg" alt="Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. Seated from left are: Jennifer Johnson (Children's Services), Melvin Anthony (Transportation) and Stephanie Johnson (Children's Services). Standing from left are: Lauri Lachenauer, Patricia O'Connor and Aimee Goulette (Youth Services)." width="300" height="225" srcset="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B-300x225.jpg 300w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B-150x112.jpg 150w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B-460x345.jpg 460w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/OCO__Jan_11_New_Employees_B.jpg 800w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. Seated from left are: Jennifer Johnson (Children's Services), Melvin Anthony (Transportation) and Stephanie Johnson (Children's Services). Standing from left are: Lauri Lachenauer, Patricia O'Connor and Aimee Goulette (Youth Services).
To ensure the success of the new employees OCO provides a thorough orientation session that acclimates employees to the history, mission and vision of the agency.
“We are very proud of our workforce,” said Jo-Lyn Phillips of OCO. “As an agency, we are dedicated to providing employees with the training and support they need to excel in their positions so they are well equipped to provide our consumers with the best service possible.”
Phillips added that each month OCO partners with its new hires to present a comprehensive orientation session that offers in-depth information on the structure, programming and history of the agency.
“We have discussions about expectations, as well as, growth and training opportunities and how to pursue them. Our new hires also receive thorough training on mandated items such as HIPAA confidentiality, diversity and Right-to-Know. It’s a busy day that gives new hires the tools they need to build a successful career at OCO,” added Phillips.
OCO offers more than 50 human service programs that serve more than 28,000 people each year.
Operating in more than 80 locations throughout Oswego County, OCO’ workforce has more than 650 employees and 1,000 highly valued volunteers.
A private, non-profit agency that is celebrating its 45th anniversary, OCO continues its mission of helping people, supporting communities, changing lives, and improving the quality of life for Oswego County residents.
OCO is a United Way of Greater Oswego County member agency.