Veterans’ Employment Resources: for Employers

Yesterday, Memorial Day, we took time to remember those who have died in service of the United States of America. We are grateful to all who have served our country. At the Disability Empowerment Center, we like to take this week to honor and support the disabled Veterans. One of the greatest things you can do to support a Veteran is … Read More

Veterans’ Employment Resources: for Veterans’

This week, most of us are looking forward to the upcoming long weekend. It’s a time to spend with family and friends and celebrate the start of summer. It’s also the time to pay tribute to our nation’s Veterans. On Monday, Memorial Day, we will remember those who have died in service of the United States of America. We are … Read More

YOUNG AND EMPOWERED

DEC’s Youth Transition Summer Program will begin on July 6th! To help youth with disabilities transition (or prepare to transition in the future) from High School to adult life, we offer the Young and Empowered summer program. Click here to sign up to receive email updates on this program.   About the Program: Every Tuesday and Thursday   –   July 7th through … Read More

Our Spring Open House

This Wednesday, May 13th, our office will be open for our Spring Open House.  We will have food, drinks, door prizes and a raffle.  We enjoy these events as a way to reconnect with everyone that we know at DEC and to connect with new people that we love to meet.  Everyone is invited, no RSVP needed.  Simply drop in … Read More

DEC Success: Chrystal Arias

Each month we take a moment to highlight a DEC Consumer, their experience with our Center and our staff, and their Success.  This month we spoke with Chrystal Arias. I was homeless and had no place to go. I had moved here from the Bahamas to give my children a better life, but was living at the shelter.  I was … Read More

DEC Success: Rolando Martinez

Each month we take a moment to highlight a DEC Consumer, their experience with our Center and our staff, and their Success.  This month we spoke with Rolando Martinez. I have a learning disability that I felt was holding me back and I really wanted to become a Certified Massage Therapist.  It was something I didn’t feel like I could … Read More

Area Job Openings May 2015

General Helper Job (04/27/2015) Arkema – Birdsboro, PA Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Ability and knowledge ( or ability to learn) to operate all equipment, processing systems, and support systems associated with the General Helper operaton. Comply with all technical, quality control, product manufacturing, and safety procedures/instructions, associated with General Helper operations. Applicable knowledge in SAP systems. The General Helper … Read More

Top 50 Employers in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties

The Center for Workforce Information and Analysis has posted the Top 50 Employers in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.  If you’re looking for new or different employment, look into these companies. Lancaster County Top 50 Employers (click here to open a document with web links to each employer) Rank                                        Name of Employer 1                                                 Lancaster General Hospital 2                                                 Mutual Assistance Group … Read More