James Barrera was a job seeker who didn’t know what he wanted to do, he loved sports and loved Dallas High School. He was also a Dallas High School graduate, at the time he was in the special education class room. His teacher was Tim Larson, who is currently the Athletic Director […]
Cody started job developing in 2016. Cody had expressed great interest in working with cars but told me not to worry too much about it. He was willing to work at other wood facilities that resembled wood products but it was not what really motivated him. We put several applications in at several locations. I […]
Matt started his job at Sweep Rite in August. He does litter patrol at several locations in McMinnville, including along Highway 18. He likes making a difference in his community. He says, “As long as I’m doing my job, and doing a good job, I feel good.” He enjoys meeting new people and the independence […]
It is truly an honor to be selected as the next executive director of MV Advancements (formerly Mid-Valley Rehabilitation). Having worked in both for-profit and non-profit businesses, I have many tools in my kit to make a difference for this organization. I have served on the MVA board for the past 18 months, and that […]
Rene worked for eight years at Quality Foods in Tacoma, Washington. She moved to McMinnville in 2013 and began working for Fred Meyer in Newberg. Rene just started working her dream job at Petco in McMinnville. She loves working with animals and shopping. She is involved in Special Olympics swimming and enjoys volunteering at Homeward […]
Sabrina was referred to MV Advancements Dallas VOC by OVRS (Voc Rehab) for job developing. Employment Specialists assisted Sabrina with job preparation services and job developing. Sabrina was hired by Walmart Stores in Dallas for a Day Maintenance position. This position is responsible for keeping the store looking nice during the day, recycling hangers and […]
Jordan requested Employment Path services with MV Advancements at our Dallas VOC janitorial program. He fit in great – his coworkers and supervisor appreciated his attitude and he was a hard worker. In the meantime, Dallas VOC Employment Specialists developed a job opportunity at Hi-Tek Electronics in Salem. The Employment Specialists learned what was important […]
Cody started his partnership with MV Advancements only one year ago where he worked as a builder at Wood Products. He was recently hired at Sears in the delivery department. His duties include moving and setting up appliances and assisting with customer purchases. Cody also just earned his Oregon Driver’s License.
Tim accepted a position as a support staff at the McMinnville Community Center in September. The McMinnville Community Center staff could not be happier with Tim’s work. Tim was formerly employed by the Freelin Wade enclave where he gained valuable skills that easily transferred to a community job.
Josh was recently hired for a dish washing position with Brookdale Retirement Community in McMinnville. He enjoys working with his new co-workers and they feel the same about him. Josh was an employee of Industrial Services where he worked on production for the last five years.
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Pel Montgomery has been an incredible asset to the Bailey Nurseries crew. His work has been recognized by his supervisor as well as other employees at the job site. Sergio, the container foreman, regularly makes comments to his supervisor about how hard Pel works and that he is never distracted […]