nvenn, Author at Penn-Mar

A New Job Opportunity Offers Challenge and Independence

Author: nvenn

Looking for employment can be daunting for anyone but for a person with a disability, the quality of the support system behind their search is critical.As an Employment 1st provider, Penn-Mar works with the people with disabilities it supports to connect their interests, skills and...

By Gregory T. Miller, President and Chief Executive Officer, Penn-Mar Human Services | Chief Executive Officer, Penn-Mar Foundation [caption id="attachment_1672" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gregory MillerPresident/CEO Penn-Mar Human Services[/caption]Back in 2021, Penn-Mar began developing training tools to address a Person-Centered Initiative (PCI) that would create a culture shift...

Forget Taylor and Travis. Jon and Amanda are the real “power couple,” according to Dawn Allen, one of Penn-Mar’s Maryland Program Managers.It was love at first sight when Jon laid eyes on Amanda at a Penn-Mar Halloween party eight years ago. His immediate thought was,...

Each month, we highlight a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages.We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do.So, tune in for...

[caption id="attachment_9343" align="alignleft" width="240"] Emma O'Donnell, Penn-Mar DSP who joined the nonprofit at 19.[/caption]When Emma O’Donnell joined Penn-Mar Human Services a little more than a year ago as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), she became the youngest member on the team. Despite her age, (she’s...

With Electronic Dance Music (EDM) blasting in Penn-Mar Central’s state-of-the-art makerspace, Joe Ginter’s in the zone and ready to dive into whatever art project he’s working on.“It gets me in the groove,” said Joe, who joined the Penn-Mar Day Program in 2017 and regards himself...

Each month, we highlight a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages.We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do.So, tune in for...

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