Meet Our Workforce

Juan is Now Community Employed

Juan grew up in Hood River and moved to McMinnville in 2010. He worked as a builder at Wood Products for three years and then started working at Serendipity Ice Cream in 2013. In 2015 Juan decided he wanted to [...]

Josh’s New Position With Brookdale Retirement Community

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 [...]

Tim is Impressing His New Employer

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 [...]

Matt’s Feeling Good About His New Job

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 [...]

Jordan is Now Working at Hi-Tek

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 [...]

Sabrina is Keeping the Dallas WalMart Looking Good

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 [...]

Rene Lands Her Dream Job!

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 [...]

Kari Ann J.

Kari Ann J. just completed her high school transition program in McMinnville and is very anxious to show off her skills and abilities to a first time employer. Through the transition program Kari learned how to work in a laundry [...]

Shawn L.

Shawn L. is seeking part time employment that is mainly outdoors, but he can be flexible if a position requires some indoor duties as well. Shawn is currently in a temporary position doing Litter Patrol and Downtown Watering for McMinnville [...]

Contact Information

EMPLOYMENT CONTACTS
YAMHILL COUNTY
 Marie Gwilliam
(503) 472-8537
mailto:mgwilliam@mvadvancements.org

POLK + MARION COUNTIES
 Michael Schmidt
(503) 687-2531
mailto:mschmidt@mvadvancements.org

EMPLOYMENT ENVIRONMENT TOURS
Marie Gwilliam
(503) 472-8537
mgwilliam@mvadvancements.org