Employment: It Takes Two to Tango

Posted On:April 9, 2018

The goal of the ODC is employment.   Employment of some sort for the individuals who come here to learn and develop their vocational skills. That might mean work that takes place right here on our premises, or perhaps in […]

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70 Acts of Service for Our 70th Anniversary #1

Posted On:January 12, 2018

As we celebrate our 70th anniversary, we’ve made the decision to spend part of our year engaging in something we are calling “70 Acts of Service.” Throughout the year, our participants will be volunteering in various capacities and giving something […]

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13 Benefits of Hiring Developmentally Disabled Employees

Posted On:October 26, 2017

Here at the Occupational Development Center we’re in the business of helping individuals with developmental disabilities find their best possible path to employment. In many cases, that might be in the community. But, sometimes business aren’t used to thinking about […]

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When Little Ideas Bring Big Dividends

Posted On:October 19, 2017

It was just a little idea. A few months ago, our Mobile Work Crew Supervisor Daryl was commenting that we needed to leave a card or something behind when one of our crews finishes a job, thanking the business or […]

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Filling the Gap: Meeting a Great Need in Lancaster County

Posted On:October 4, 2017

This week we are celebrating Manufacturing Week here in Lancaster County, with Friday, October 6 designated as Manufacturing Day nationwide. Earlier this week a few of us attended a presentation at the S. Dale High Leadership Center in Lancaster that […]

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Small Group Employment Success Story Number ONE!

Posted On:July 10, 2017

We have recently been the recipient of some excellent news… The Occupational Development Center has partnered with Kinsey’s Outdoors in Mount Joy, PA to provide a new service called, Small Group Employment. Three days a week, the ODC will be […]

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