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ROC Ripples – 11.7.18

Accountability. It’s part of the ROC’s DNA. Helping our Participants hold themselves accountable. Holding ourselves accountable. In my work at Independent Health as Director of Membership Operations, accountability is essential. The ROC’s model of accountability is one of the big reasons I agreed to become a board member and devote my time to them. The […]

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Rural Outreach Center seeks sponsors for unique music program

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), an East Aurora-based nonprofit agency known for guiding participants on a path toward self-sufficiency through a number of specialized programs, has added a unique new musical program to its mix. The program has become so successful in such a short period of time that additional sponsors are now needed to […]

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ROC Ripples – 10.9.18

All of us have had a special child tug at our heart. We want the best for them. We want them to have a wonderful life. We want to see them succeed. And so it is with every child we see at the ROC. They are all so very special in their own way. 100% of […]

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ROC Ripples – 9.13.18

I am so excited to update you on ROC’s new program that we’ve developed with your support!   This program is very innovative and effective. It’s exactly why I’m so committed to the Rural Outreach Center. ROC U is the new umbrella program that coordinates the assistance your support provides to Participants who are working hard to achieve self-sufficiency. […]

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Rural Outreach Center seeks intake and case manager

Organization Name: Rural Outreach Center (ROC) Job Title: Intake and case manager  Hours: Full-time Salary: Based on level of experience Location: East Aurora/Southern Erie County, Cattaraugus County  Type: Full-time, experience preferred Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree minimum Benefits: Health care stipend Job Description: The ROC’s model of care is distinguished to help individuals and families work toward […]

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ROC Ripples – 8.6.18

Remember how special it felt to begin a new school year — a fresh start, new clothes and shoes, maybe a new haircut, too. And then there were all the new school supplies — ripping open the packaging and arranging them neatly in your new backpack for the first day of school. For our ROC […]

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Rural Outreach Center seeks full-time social worker

Job Description Organization Name: Rural Outreach Center (ROC) Organization Description: Social/Community Outreach Website: http://theroc.co  Job Title: Social Worker  Hours: Flexible, full-time, some evening hours and some flexibility in hours Salary: Based on level of experience Location: East Aurora/southern Erie County, Cattaraugus County  Preferred Education: BSW with experience or MSW Benefits: Health insurance stipend Job Description: The […]

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ROC Ripples – 7.9.18

Marco. Polo! Tag, you’re it! Remember when you were a kid and couldn’t wait until school let out for summer vacation? Jumping in a pool to play the Marco Polo game or playing t-ball or soccer in the sun? Those lazy hazy days of going to get an ice cream cone after a long day […]

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Rural Outreach Center receives grant to fund play therapy program

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), an East Aurora-based nonprofit agency that directs participants on a path toward self-sufficiency through a number of specialized programs, has received a $20,000 grant from the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The grant will fund Play Therapy & More, a program that supports children […]

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ROC Ripples — 6.11.18

You wished on a star! And this month your wish came true.  Do you know your gifts helped start a new children’s program at ROC? THANK YOU! Your support made Kids’ Ticket to ROC possible. Kids’ Ticket to ROC provides support so children can go to extracurricular activities like dance, karate, riding lessons and lacrosse, among others, […]

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