New Painting

Check out the new painting at the entrance of Beacon School. It looks amazing. Thanks to Passion Works Studio and Nancy Jane Epling for the job well done!!!

Beacon School’s Pete the Cat

Pete has been busy visiting various locations around town.

What’s Your Story? Jim Gillespie

Jim Gillespie is a soon to be 70 years old. He spent many years of his life living in his own apartment and having minimal drop-in services. He enjoys spending time with his friends laughing and drinking coffee. Many of his friends are gone, but there are still a few around. He loves to get…read more

What’s Your Story? Cardon Smith

From the moment he walks in the door to the time he heads home, Cardon Smith makes his presence known through his art work and personality. Booming through the door with a proud “Hellooo,” he heads straight for the art table where he makes his rounds to say hello to everyone. Cardon even makes the…read more

Athens News Special Section 2016

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ATHENS COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 801 West Union Street, Athens, OH 45701 (740) 594-3539 Internal & External Posting LEAD CUSTODIAL WORKER Qualifications: Knowledge of custodial safety practices. Skill in operation of cleaning equipment, ability to use whole numbers, lift 25-75 pounds. Supervisory experience 18 years old, high school diploma or equivalent. Ability to read,…read more

Help needed at PersonnelPlus

JOB OPENING: SKILLED JOB TRAINERS Seeking part-time skilled Trainer to join PersonnelPlus Employment Services. Facilitate training of new hires and maintenance training of current employees in area businesses. Modify teaching style to adapt to different learning techniques that may be encountered. Facilitate job skill classes, role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, etc. Monitor,…read more

Job Posting: Service & Support Administration Specialist

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in Human Services or related field. Meet requirements or credentials to obtain DODD Service and Support Administration certification. Two years of experience in field of DD preferred. Knowledge of other social service agencies preferred, skill in preparing accurate and concise reports & records. Ability to work with…read more

Wear Blue Day 2016

Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities stands united with all of Athens County against child abuse.  Staff and students participated in “Wear Blue Day” to raise awareness and stop child abuse!