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Oswego County Opportunities Welcomes New Employees

Written by: John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions
FULTON, NY – Oswego County Opportunities, one of the top ten largest private employers in Oswego County, has welcomed three new members to the agency’s staff.  The new employees, who will join the staffs of OCO’s education services and residential services, have recently completed agency’s orientation process and will begin to serve consumers in their respective programs.

Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. From left are: Shelly Harmony (Education Services), Bridget Pluff (Residential Services) and Martina Borrow (Education Services).
Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. From left are: Shelly Harmony (Education Services), Bridget Pluff (Residential Services) and Martina Borrow (Education Services).

Designed to acclimate new employees with the history, mission, and vision OCO, the agency’s orientation provides new employees with the tools, guidance, and atmosphere they need to thrive and continue to grow in their new positions.  “We pride ourselves in our workforce and offer new staff members every opportunity to become a productive employee and excel in their position so they are able to provide our consumers with the best service possible,” said Jo-Lyn Phillips, human resources generalist with OCO.

Phillips added that OCO’s monthly orientation sessions offer in-depth information on the structure, programming and history of OCO.  “In addition to thorough training on mandated items such as HIPAA confidentiality, diversity and Right-to-Know, we have discussions about expectations, as well as, growth and training opportunities and how to pursue them. Our orientation session is a full day of training and information that will allow our new employees to build a successful career at OCO,” said Phillips.

OCO provides more than 50 human service programs that touch the lives of more than 30,000 county residents each year. OCO’s mission is to build partnerships that improve the quality of life and create successful communities. Visit OCO on the web at www.oco.org. Oswego County Opportunities is a member agency of the United Way of Greater Oswego County.