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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...

When Sarah Maranto talks about her “dream job,” she sees herself working in a small tea or coffee shop, organizing and stocking products, and spending time getting to know the customers.But that is just one of many scenarios she is considering as she works with...

[caption id="attachment_9129" align="alignleft" width="300"] Natina Newsome with her grandmother Dorothy "Teeny," the guiding light in her life.[/caption]Natina Newsome has got the “Teeny Spirit.” Growing up in Baltimore with her large extended family, she was surrounded by love – “a lot of love”– one of the...

[caption id="attachment_9056" align="alignleft" width="300"] Diana and her service dog Loki pose for a photo at her job at The Anstadt Company, in York, Pa.[/caption]October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and as part Penn-Mar’s ongoing mission to recognize the importance of ensuring that people with...

The healthcare field is one of the largest industries in the United States. In fact, there are over 22 million healthcare jobs in the U.S.—about 15% of all U.S. workers—and the industry is expected to grow by 13 percent by 2031, making it both the...

By Kevin Walker, Penn-Mar Consulting, Business Development Director, and Tricia Zeltwanger, Penn-Mar Career Counselor Just as the national Employment First movement has grown exponentially over the last two decades, so too has Penn-Mar and its success in providing Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) services to men and...

Each month, we’re highlighting 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...

Healthcare is one of the most essential fields in the world, as it is focused on caring for people’s well-being. It is also the largest field of employment in the United States, with nearly 20.5 million healthcare workers in the U.S. workforce. The U.S. Bureau...

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