Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month, initiated by the Staff Appreciation Committee, is a way to recognize and award nominated staff members for the hard work and dedication they provide every day. Each employee of the month receives a private parking spot at every prime location at ACHIEVE, a gift basket including many ACHIEVE logo items, additional paid time off, and recognition throughout the agency for the month!

October 2018

Faith Williams

Day Habilitation Specialist


Faith goes above and beyond for the individuals receiving services as well as for the Direct Support Professional staff. Her enthusiasm inspires the staff and she is a consistently finding ways to improve the services that are provided. Faith always goes above and beyond to make sure the clients are engaging in activities of their choice and always has their best interest in mind. Most individuals ask for Faith when they are having difficulty as they feel comfortable expressing their needs with her. Faith goes above and beyond and if she does not know the answer to a question she will find it! Faith ensures all her work is done on time and done correctly. If she is having a bad day you will never know it, she keeps a smile on her face and a positive attitude while embracing change with open arms. Numerous staff have voiced the need to recognize her for all of her efforts within the Day Habilitation Department and how she always puts the individuals and other staff above herself.


Faith has worked in this field for 25 years in various capacities, the last 11 years being with Chenango ARC, now ACHIEVE. She has seen many changes throughout the years but the most exciting changes are the ones since ACHIEVE came into the picture. The individuals have always been her number one priority and she has tried her best to keep their wishes and interests in mind. She loves seeing them happy and enjoys seeing how excited they are whenever they have accomplished something they have struggled with. She has met and worked with some wonderful and challenging individuals and has enjoyed each and every one. Faith has so many awesome memories that it’s hard to choose just one! Each of the individuals hold a special place in her heart. Faith’s hobbies outside of work include camping, spending time with her grandchildren, needlework, and reading. Faith would like to thank ACHIEVE for the vote of confidence – and said she wouldn’t be able to do her job without the support of her co-workers and management personnel!

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