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Mainstream Living Newsletter: Mainstream Living Employee Newsletter - Jan 2019

The new Mainstream Living online store is open for business! Order branded apparel quickly and easily by shopping online and paying via debit/credit card or selecting payroll deduction. Orders will be processed monthly and delivered to either the Ames or Des Moines offices for distribution. Click the link below to...
New Year’s Resolutions often present a challenge. Even if one begins the year with a hopeful and positive attitude, many of us find our enthusiasm dwindles after a couple months. The pressure of forcing these once exciting items into a schedule can feel frustrating, pointless, and burdensome. The reason we... Read More
Congratulations to the following individuals for being recognized as this month's Service Excellence Award Winners. Your gift cards will be delivered to your supervisor. Each month, employees are recognized for going "above and beyond" in their service to members. We encourage staff and managers to nominate a fellow staff member...
Thursday, December 6th, we celebrated our ‘Find the Missing Piece’ referral campaign with lunch from Palmer’s Deli and the long-awaited puzzle piece matching game. For this campaign, employees who referred candidates received a puzzle piece. Each piece's spot in the puzzle was matched up with a mystery prize. On the... Read More
The Quality Assurance Team works behind the scenes with each program and administration. The team is responsible for keeping up with the requirements of our governing bodies and funding sources, as well as ensuring that information is shared as these requirements change. One recent highlight of the QA Team is... Read More
Mainstream Living is a part of the Polk County Positive Behavior Supports Network. Each month, training is provided to staff in an effort to support our programs and members.
What brought you to Mainstream? When I graduated from college, I wanted to use my psychology degree. My co-worker at the time happened to also work at Mainstream and encouraged me to apply. What is your favorite thing about work? I enjoy helping people figure things out. I love a...
What brought you to Mainstream? I had taken a break from the field, and was missing the interaction. My friend Missy (who works there) brought it back to my attention and after having my first interaction with the office and all the kindness, I knew this would be home for...
What brought you to Mainstream? Due to a change in circumstances I needed a work schedule that would allow me to be home nights and weekends. Mainstream was able to offer me that schedule working with our hourly members. What is your favorite thing about work? The members, by far....

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