September 24, 2018 By Tiana Daun, Digital Strategy and Communications Specialist Opportunity Partners is proud to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October. Each year, NDEAM celebrates the countless contributions of workers with disabilities and aims to promote …

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September 13, 2018 Opportunity Partners was recently awarded a $293,035 innovation grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Disability Services Division. This grant will support a new pilot project that is pairing people with disabilities with peer mentors at …

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Happy Direct Support Professional Recognition Week! In honor of the important work our DSPs do each and every day, here are some extraordinary DSPs we are fortunate enough to have at Opportunity Partners. Maija McKeown “I love getting to know the …

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August 27, 2018 By Ben Kopnick, Program Coordinator, Transitions and Evaluations When I evaluate transition students at job sites I am constantly reminded how one size does not fit all – and how great that is. Employers often look for …

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August 14, 2018 From sampling warm chocolate chip cookies piled high in a bucket to checking out the sights, sounds and smells of farm animals of all shapes and sizes, going to the Minnesota State Fair is a favorite activity …

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July 30, 2018 By Grace Brennan, Donor Relations & Events Manager Jack Campbell’s giant smile and cheerful attitude light up any room he walks into. His positive demeanor is no doubt a part of his employment success. Jack started as …

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July 16, 2018 By Armando Camacho, President & CEO Employment innovations – we have a number of new initiatives underway relating to our Service Design efforts and moving people to competitive, integrated employment. At our Penn Station location in Bloomington, …

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