Employee Spotlight Gerthy Declonat

Gerthy Declonat House Manager, Salmon Family Home Our first blog featuring members of our Jawonio family is Gerthy Declonat. Gerthy has been with Jawonio for almost 8 years. In 2023, Gerthy was selected as one of our employees of the month, and you will read why! “Gerthy not only cares about us, but she is…

Employee Spotlight James McNeil

Celebrating National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month This week our Employee Spotlight is on James McNeil, who works for the Jawonio Cleaning Company. James has been with Jawonio for 8 years, and during this special month, he has received statewide recognition as a 2023 Outstanding Performer given by the NYS Industries for the Disabled.  “James has…

Employee Spotlight Alirio Magana

OCTOBER IS NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, this week’s Employee Spotlight is on Alirio Magana, Administrative Assistant / PT Receptionist. Alirio Magana “Jawonio is an opportunity for people who have a disability like myself to live out their dreams and accomplish any goal they put their mind…

Employee Spotlight Steven Schwartz

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH This year’s theme is: “Every Person, Every Family, Every Community” which emphasizes that recovery is possible for everyone. This week our Employee Spotlight is on Steven Schwartz, Administrative Assistant, Community Employment Services  Steven Schwartz “If my Jawonio story can help even one person see recovery as an option, then that…

Employee Spotlight Marieb Castin

Join our team and find your passion! This week, our “Employee Spotlight” shines on Marieb Castin. Marieb is a Direct Support Professional in our Day Services program in New City, New York. Marieb Castin, DSP Day Services “For me, coming to Jawonio, I knew for sure, I was supposed to be here. I love the…

Employee Spotlight Diamond Choute

Join our team and find your passion! This Week’s “Employee Spotlight” shines brightly on Diamond Choute. Diamond is a Direct Support Professional III in our Day Services program in New City, New York. Diamond Choute, DSP III Day Services, LEAP program “ One of the many reasons Jawonio is so special to me, is in…

Employee Spotlight Chris Figluizzi

Join our team and find your passion! Employee Spotlight Chris Figluizzi Manager, Data Analytics 2022 Employee of the Year Chris Figluizzi Manager, Data Analytics “Thank you Jawonio for giving me the opportunity to continue to work towards my goals and my dreams.” We are delighted to share our very first video blog with you today…

Employee Spotlight Bill Dowling

Join our team and find your passion! This Week’s “Employee Spotlight” features Bill Dowling, Employment Counselor a truly outstanding member of our Community Employment Services team. Bill Dowling, Employment Counselor “What is great about Jawonio, is the tremendous support and encouragement we receive to change and grow. “ Bill Dowling is known as “The Man…