Make A Change In Yourself & Others!

Recruitment
Syed has done a lot of thinking in his life. Throughout his childhood he has felt strong empathy for others and has always found ways to give back through community programs, and volunteer work. Now more than ever, he wants to support others who might need a helping hand, but through his career. He felt that a role which was the best of both worlds is the way to go! This would allow him to put more time into empowering others overall (through his career and volunteered time). Syed believes that spreading positivity empowers him in turn, too! He enjoys creating strong bonds with others and has made many life-long friendships through his work, which fills him with motivation. With us, he’s able to continue this more directly and considers…
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Start a New Life Here @ CHS

Recruitment
Nia has been a part of the food service industry for years and has decided it was time for a change of pace. She still wanted a flexible career that would work with her regular schedule, but wanted to find a way to connect with others better—a way to serve and help others in new ways and to become more personable. She saw one of our bus advertisements and read up about us through our website! Our mission statement felt right to her and from there she applied through our website on our Careers Page.  Nia was a delight to speak to and immediately we knew she was right for a role with Cooperative for Human Services. The best part was that we were able to get her in contact…
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Find a Rewarding Career @ CHS

Recruitment
Sofia, like many other of our staff, shares a similar story. She often worked long hours to make ends meet. Although it was tiring, she would do her best and put in all of her effort in the hopes of moving up the ladder bit by bit. Unfortunately, her work was never recognized here, leaving her to believe that it was time to create a new path where she could continue to learn and grow from. To her, it was a sign to change careers. Sofia found out about us through our ads. She decided to apply online and followed up with one of our team members, Katie, through the phone. Through our talk with Sofia, we found that she was interested in pursuing a career in healthcare or social…
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You are THE Difference @ CHS!

Recruitment
Like many others, Marli’s hard work ethic went unnoticed at her previous employer. This affected her self-esteem, especially with the high demand and pressure she faced. Time and time again, it’s been proven that recognition and well-rounded benefits boost employee morale greatly! Taking care of our employees comes first, so that they can do their best in caring and supporting others in turn. Marli found Cooperative for Human Services in her search for a new role. She gave us a call to discuss the roles we had available. Marli then felt that she would be a good candidate for a career in management and decided to move forward with applying @ CHS. Today, we have awesome employees like Marli. We let them know their hard work is truly appreciated by…
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Make the Choice & Rethink Your Life!

Recruitment
Rethink Your Life & apply today! Jamal rethought his career path. He wanted something more to better support his family while only having to maintain one job. To him, family comes first! No more balancing multiple jobs. Less back and forth means he can now spend time with his family while being financially stable. Cooperative for Human Services has several management roles currently available. We support our staff and provide stable careers so that you can have a balanced lifestyle. Make the choice for starting a new life with us—somewhere you can be yourself and belong. Interested in a management role with us? Applying  online is easy and has never been easier! To do so, visit our careers page to get started here: https://cooperativeforhs.org/careers Want to hear more? Follow our blog…
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CHS Heroes, Recognized

News
As we continue to navigate through our new normal, we are hearing some great stories about our CHS Team that we think are worth sharing. We will continue to post stories as we learn about them. We honor our employees, our heroes, for their dedication, strong values and great hearts. We think you will too. Maintenance Team: Peter Chappelle, Devin Ibanez, Tim Nihan, Leo Rosa On a typical week, our CHS Maintenance Team includes Peter and Devin. Responsibilities range from all types of indoor and outdoor work that can include painting, moving furniture and everything in between. All that changed in March 2020. The Maintenance Team transitioned into our Covid-19 Team doubling in size with a more critical, focused role. Led by Ed Napier, Director of Maintenance, the team brought…
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Recognition of Quality Care

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Cooperative for Human Services Inc.’s Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program has quickly been established as an example of our leadership and commitment to responsive care. Each of our programs is specifically   designed and developed to meet the unique needs of the individuals in the home. Across our organization success can be credited to the strong relationships we have developed with our various stakeholders (individuals served, family members and guardians, our Board of Directors and       business partners, our Management Team and those who fund us). We encourage input and participation from every stakeholder segment in our planning, support, delivery and evaluation of services. We know that input from each one is critical to our continuing mission. The varying and complex health needs of those in our care sometimes require visits from…
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Carolyn’s Work with Skill Corps in Kenya

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In our last edition of Connecting Concepts Carolyn Mueller shared with us her hopes for her trip to Kenya. In this edition Carolyn tells us about her work at the Kaizora Institute: The main focus of our visit to the school in Nairobi was to implement Direct Instruction (DI) throughout the school. DI is a skill the students need to transition into mainstream/inclusion schools. The idea was to teach peer awareness and group work. We began by observing classroom interactions between peer groups. I was amazed to see how knowledgeable the teachers were in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and how dedicated they are to their students. It was truly inspiring. The school operated beautifully and just needed support utilizing group work. The Kaizora consultants had some knowledge of how DI…
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Improving life for those we serve while protecting wildlife

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In March of 2017 National Wildlife Federation (NWF) recognized and celebrated the efforts of Cooperative for Human Services Inc. at the Farm in creating a garden space that improves habitat for birds, butterflies, frogs and other wildlife by providing essential elements needed by all wildlife - natural food sources, clean water, cover and places to raise young. This certification also makes the Farm a Certified Wildlife Habitat® and part of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, a national effort to restore critical habitat for pollinators. CHS’s Wildlife Habitat at the Farm is an effort to increase the wildlife diversity in our backyard and create an environment where people can explore the outdoors and be in touch with nature. Through conscientious design we have created gardens and outdoor seating areas that are…
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Expanding Opportunity for Participation and Belonging

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Cooperative for Human Services Inc. operates under the deeply held belief that all people have dignity and value. We work to ensure each person we support, in any of our programs, is given the fullest opportunity for social inclusion and is encouraged to make independent choices. Learning each individual’s story, their likes and their dislikes, is crucial in designing services unique to the needs of that particular person. Understanding that person’s story enables us to develop an individualized plan that allows for the continuation of activities while expanding interests. The opening of our ABI program and acquisition of our Dartmouth Street Hall and the Farm, have each provided unique and unexpected benefits. Each location is providing greater opportunities for the people we serve than we first envisioned. We find that…
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