OCO welcomes new employees

Oswego County Opportunities, one of the top 10 largest private employers in Oswego County, has welcomed six new members to the agency’s staff.

The employees, who will join the OCO’s staff of human services professionals, recently completed the agency’s orientation process and will begin to serve consumers in their respective programs.

Designed to acclimate new employees with the history, mission and vision OCO, the agency’s orientation provides new employees with the tools, guidance and atmosphere they need to thrive and continue to grow in their new positions.

“We take pride in our workforce and the job that they do. To ensure that OCO employees provide our consumers with the outstanding service they deserve, we offer each new staff member every opportunity to become a productive employee and excel in their position,” said Christine Prevost, training coordinator. “Additionally, our culture is to encourage employees to continue their growth and to take advantage of the many training opportunities available to them.”

Prevost added that OCO’s monthly orientation sessions offer in-depth information on the structure, programming and history of OCO.

“In addition to receiving training on mandated items such as HIPAA confidentiality, diversity and right-to-know, we discuss expectations and growth as our culture is to encourage employees to take advantage of the many training opportunities that are available and the best way to pursue them. Our orientation session is a full day of training and information that will allow our new employees to build a successful career at OCO,” said Prevost.

OCO Inc is a private, nonprofit agency that has been supporting communities throughout the county since 1966.

A member agency of the United Way of Greater Oswego County, OCO provides more than 50 services throughout 80 locations. For more information, visit oco.org.

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