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September 24, 2018

Oswego County Opportunities Welcomes New Employees


Written by: John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions
FULTON, NY – Oswego County Opportunities, one of the top 10 largest private employers in Oswego County, has welcomed eleven new members to the agency’s staff.

Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program.  From left are: Ashley VanWormer, Danielle Chirichio and Heather Ladd (Residential Services) and Stacey Croci (Education Services).

Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. From left are: Ashley VanWormer, Danielle Chirichio and Heather Ladd (Residential Services) and Stacey Croci (Education Services).

The new employees have recently completed the agency’s orientation process and will begin to serve consumers in their respective programs.

Designed to acclimate new employees with the history, mission, and vision of 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.

Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program.  Standing from left are: Tim Farfaglia (Education Services), Deanie Lord-Morey (Crisis Services), Tom Searor (Transportation Services) and Ramon Colon, (Health and Nutrition). Seated from left are: Meredith Needham (Crisis Services), David Sweenie (Health and Nutrition) and Shannon Peeling (Residential Services).

Pictured are new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. Standing from left are: Tim Farfaglia (Education Services), Deanie Lord-Morey (Crisis Services), Tom Searor (Transportation Services) and Ramon Colon, (Health and Nutrition). Seated from left are: Meredith Needham (Crisis Services), David Sweenie (Health and Nutrition) and Shannon Peeling (Residential Services).

“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 allows 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.

One Response “Oswego County Opportunities Welcomes New Employees”

  1. Congratulations, Shannon!
    January 16, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    Great to see Shanny on the team!

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