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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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Spirit Week Is Four Weeks Away!

Spirit Week is just four weeks away and we can’t wait to see The Caring Force gold t-shirts fill our social media feeds! During the week of May 16-20, wear your gold Caring Force t-shirt and post to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter using the #FairPay4HumanServices and tag @TheCaringForce. All week long, post selfies and group photos to show off your Caring Force

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April 2022 Workforce Hero: Samantha Webb

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our April TCF Workforce Hero Spotlight honoree is Samantha Webb, a residential counselor at one of BAMSI’s Acquired Brain Injury homes. Samantha has previous experience in the human services field both in group homes and private care before joining BAMSI. She is also currently enrolled in nursing school.

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March 2022 Workforce Hero: Fallah Solebah

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our March TCF Hero Spotlight honoree is Fallah Solebah, Open Sky Community Services. Fallah is an overnight staff member at one of Open Sky’s residential programs.  He is well respected and has been with the agency for many years.  He is committed, hardworking, consistent and goes above

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Spirit Week 2022

INTRODUCING . . .  Caring Force Spirit Week! Calling all members of The Caring Force: This May will be the first ever Caring Force Spirit Week!  During this week, you are encouraged to wear your Caring Force t-shirt to show your human services pride! You are truly the backbone of our Commonwealth and deserve greater recognition

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine’s Day, we wanted to thank all 30,000 members of The Caring Force for your tireless efforts in caring for one-in-ten Massachusetts residents and creating caring communities across the Commonwealth every day. We appreciate the work that you do every day. On this special day, we want to hear from you! Share why you

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