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‘disability employment’

Jesse is an employU client with an interest in electrical work.  This interest in the field started in 2016 when he helped a neighbor install generators after Hurricane Irma. After again doing the same in 2018 during Hurricane Dorian, Jesse’s interest peaked.   Last year, Jesse participated in a work experience program with our business [...]
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This spring, in-person activities were halted throughout the country as the nation was affected by COVID-19.  Our community and employU were no exception.  Without the ability to meet in person, employU turned to technology to keep our clients engaged. We successfully kicked off our first-ever Virtual Pre-Employment Training Class on Saturday, April 18th.  The class [...]
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Work and Play at Arnold’s Wildlife
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High school students Sundance and Chancy have been working hard during their first on-the-job training at Arnold’s Wildlife. While their main duties are to assist with feeding the animals, they sometimes help refuge staff, including a former employU client who completed her own on-the-job training at Arnold’s during her senior year of high school and [...]
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Birol’s incredible story begins about 20 years ago when the Turkish native arrived in Puerto Rico to work for a shipping company. For over two years Birol worked for the company without ever receiving the payments he was promised. During this time, Birol was informed of a job at a pet store. He took a [...]
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