This week, we share a guest blog post from Parker McKenna, Mosaic’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Parker discusses our workforce’s motivation: making a difference.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Join us in thanking managers and business owners that employ people with disabilities.
With funds from Mosaic, BCC bought an acre-sized plot as an opportunity for young adults to learn farming job skills for continued sustainability. Stanley plants corn and other vegetables in the plot to learn a viable trade in agriculture—on which the Tanzanian economy heavily relies. The hope for Stanley is to eventually get a job to help his family, as is the custom in Tanzania.
John, Michael, Marylynn and Theresa Giguere eventually transitioned to a permanent residency at Mosaic’s Banbury home. The sisters happily share a room as do their brothers. Although they miss their mother and brother, they are very happy with Mosaic and love their new home.
“When Unique joined Mosaic, she was shy and reserved,” stated Suzanne Casey, Direct Support Manager and Program Manager. “Then she flourished. She now has this remarkable individuality. She started to enthusiastically articulate her goals to us.”