Our latest episode of #BuildingBuchanan is now available for your listening pleasure.
In this episode, Colette interviewed Jana Campbell, Director of the Employment Program at United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Missouri. Jana shared two programs at UCP NWMO focused on connecting youth with disabilities to employment opportunities. Listen in as Jana shares how she’s accepted the challenge of creating employment opportunities in Buchanan County and beyond… and how you can accept the challenge, too!
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Community Employment Challenge – if you accept our challenge, let us know here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/communityemploymentchallenge
United Cerebral Palsy Northwest MO – https://ucpnwmo.org
UCP NWMO on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ucpnwmo
St. Joseph Travel Ambassador Bus program – https://www.stjoemo.info/DocumentCenter/View/4632/Travel-Ambassador-Flyer?bidId=
- Open Future Learning/Hiring Chain video – Hiring Chain Video Discussed
- TRANSCRIPT: Building Buchanan Podcast Episode 10 (PDF)
About our Guest
Jana Campbell is described as a persistent, passionate, high energy leader who fosters potential and passion in her team. During her tenure as the Director of the Employment Program at United Cerebral Palsy, she tripled the number of students and support staff in UCP’s Summer Work Experience which provides high school seniors with disabilities with their first work experience. In collaboration with the St. Joseph School District, Mosaic Life Care, Progressive Community Services and Vocational Rehabilitation she was instrumental in developing an internship program for high school seniors called All Students Achieve. In addition to fostering growth for the students in her program, she invests in her employees, helping them find their passion and grow in their careers. Jana is also very involved in the community, serving as a Board Member for St. Joseph Junior League, a United Way Ambassador and 2016 graduate of United Way’s Leadership St. Joseph.
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