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Transitioning From For-Profit to Nonprofit: What You Need to Know

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[caption id="attachment_8376" align="alignleft" width="163"] Sheetz General Manager Lisa Reichow with Brian Honeychuck. Photo Credit: Lisa Reichow.[/caption] Something has been brewing at Sheetz besides coffee these past few years. It isn’t anything that can be purchased at the store’s nearly 700 locations in six states. It is,...

By Courtenay Dudek, Job Developer, DSP III | Penn-Mar Human Services[caption id="attachment_8294" align="alignleft" width="225"] EJ on the job at Penguin Random House sporting his new ID badge[/caption]Eric Heine, who prefers to go by EJ, recently landed his first paid job.“Since high school, I’ve wanted a...

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]Last August we introduced a new initiative called “Belonging” to help us get an accurate picture of what is going...

By Courtenay Dudek, Job Developer, DSP III | Penn-Mar Human Services Snavely Forest Products, LLC has employed Patrick Dawson for over eight years. He started as a sweeper, cleaning up scrap wood, plastic covering, bands, and lots of dust. When Penn-Mar West still had a day...

When considering jobs that make a difference in the world, one profession often stands out: the Direct Support Professional. But what is a Direct Support Professional? And what does a typical day look like for these critical healthcare workers? Let's delve into the duties of...

It all started back in 2019 when Jennifer Hisey, Community Supports Day Program Manager at Penn-Mar Central, was looking to “mix things up” for her day program activities. Her initial thought was to organize an informal Fashion Show with the people Penn-Mar supports modeling clothing 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]I just returned from the 2023 American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) Annual Conference in Chicago and found...

Are you looking for jobs that make a difference in the world? Well, one of the best ways to positively impact society is by working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Developmental disabilities are a diverse group of disorders that arise during the developmental period and...

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