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News from the Caring Force

May 2022 Workforce Hero: Deon Shirley

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our May TCF Workforce Hero Spotlight honoree is Deon Shirley, a direct support professional in Cape Abilities’s residential program. 1. Tell us about your background.  How did you decide to pursue a career in human services?  Originally, I did a lot of customer service work. I moved

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Spirit Week ’22 Recap

Over the course of the week, almost 100 pictures were posted across the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter platforms. Together we celebrated the important work of the human services sector and the essential direct care staff who provide critical care to hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents. Each day, a raffle was drawn for a gift

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One Week Left Till Spirit Week (May 16-20)!

We are just one week away till Caring Force Spirit Week begins! Throughout the week of May 16-20, show off your Caring Force Spirit by wearing your gold Caring Force t-shirt and posting on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. For ideas and inspiration, check our our creative toolkit. Make sure to tag @TheCaringForce and use #FairPay4HumanServices to show your support for the Council’s Fair Pay

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