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September 25, 2018

Oswego County Opportunities Welcomes New Employees


FULTON, NY – Oswego County Opportunities, one of the top 10 largest private employers in Oswego County, recently welcomed nine new staff members. 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.

Pictured new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. Kneeling from left: Glynn Meggison, (Crisis and Development) and Michelle Butler, (Residential). Seated from left: Karyn Atkinson, (Residential), Kristina Aldrich, (Health and Nutrition), and Connie Chamberlain, (Residential). Standing from left: Megan Haynes, (Residential), Heather Winn, (Youth and Family), Nicole Wallace, (Health and Nutrition), and Patrick Klein, (Residential).

Pictured new employees of OCO who have recently completed the agency’s orientation program. Kneeling from left: Glynn Meggison, (Crisis and Development) and Michelle Butler, (Residential). Seated from left: Karyn Atkinson, (Residential), Kristina Aldrich, (Health and Nutrition), and Connie Chamberlain, (Residential). Standing from left: Megan Haynes, (Residential), Heather Winn, (Youth and Family), Nicole Wallace, (Health and Nutrition), and Patrick Klein, (Residential).

“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 thanr 28,000 people each year. Operating in more than 80 locations throughout Oswego County, OCO’s workforce has more than 650 employees and 1,000 highly valued volunteers. A private, non-profit agency that is celebrating its 45th anniversary, OCO is committed to helping people, supporting communities, changing lives, and improving the quality of life for Oswego County residents. OCO, Inc is a United Way of Greater Oswego County member agency. For more information, visit OCO’s website at www.oco.org

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