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Corona virus update to EBI staff

As EBI continues to monitor and take steps to respond to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) health epidemic, our top priorities continue to be the health and well-being of our employees, clients, and larger community as a whole.

 

At this time we are taking proactive steps toward preventing further spread of the virus. Please review the following recommendations under the advisory of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control. These are general guidelines designed to mitigate the risk of transmission in the home, workplace and out in the community. If you have questions on how to implement these practices in your direct support work, please communicate this to your supervisor. These recommendations are effective immediately and will be reassessed periodically as this COVID-19 outbreak evolves.

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EBI on COVID-19

EBI continues to monitor and take steps to respond to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) health epidemic, with the safety of our clients, employees and the wider community as our highest priority. Please see the latest information and updates by following the links below:

A webinar on The Role of the DSP and the Coronavirus: http://bit.ly/3aPBQBh

For additional Coronavirus resources, please visit ANCOR’s website: https://www.ancor.org/covid-19

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EBI’s Online Auction in Full Swing!

Now is the time to bid on a wide variety of items in EBI’s 5th annual online auction! From signed baseball memorabilia to an African safari, we have something for you! Wine tastings, massage, restaurants, tickets, and so much more are available for bidding.

Bid now at www.biddingforgood.com/ebi!

All proceeds from the auction go to providing services for adults with disabilities to live in their own homes, work in jobs of their choosing, and participate fully in their communities.

Don’t wait – bidding ends December 8th!

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EBI’s 25th Anniversary Benefit

EBI’s 25th Anniversary Benefit is Almost Here!

East Bay Innovations is 25! Join us to honor and celebrate this milestone with an inspiring fun New Orleans-themed lunch and musical afternoon, October 20, 2019. You’ll be swinging to the music of Motordude Zydeco and North Beach Blues Band. Buy your tickets now!

Click here for more information!

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Staff Spotlight: Ginny Morales

Ginny made her first employment placement soon after starting her position, negotiating accommodations and job modifications with the HR Regional Manager and successfully placing an individual within their top employment choice. Ginny’s efforts continue to produce amazing outcomes, including the new CA State Internship Program and a successful hire within the State of California.

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EBI named #1 caregiving agency to work for in the Bay Area

We’re honored to be given the top spot on this list of companies to work for in the Bay Area! EBI strives to provide a supportive environment for staff and clients alike. We know that we can’t fulfill our mission without passionate, dedicated team members who love what they do. Thank you, EBI staff, for making EBI a wonderful place to work!

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Client Spotlight: Seleste

When Seleste was an intern in EBI’s job training program, she couldn’t have imagined what her life would be like today. At 19, Seleste was living at home with her family in Oakland, participating in internship rotations through Project SEARCH at the County of Alameda, and thinking about future employment possibilities. Maybe, she thought, one day she’d have a job in an office or in a healthcare setting. So when presented with an opportunity to work part-time at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in a clerical position, she began there as a temporary employee, working four hours a day.

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