For many people job satisfaction can be quite a challenge. For Donald Anderson or D.J., as he’s known by to his family and friends, it’s been a walk through the park. Better yet, it’s been a stroll through the greenhouse.
Donald 22, a worker in the Clinton ARC’s Workforce Network program spent this past summer working at Campbell’s Greenhouse in Saranac. D.J. was given many responsibilities by his boss, owner/operator Ken Campbell. Weather it was taking care of a wide assortment of plants in the greenhouse, working the fields outback or even landscaping in the community, D.J. has stepped up to the plate. “Having D.J. here this summer has been a real pleasure,” said Campbell. “The guy just always came to work with a pleasant, happy attitude.” “No matter whether we were watering plants, laying stone or doing something else, D.J. always had a smile on his face.” “You just don’t always get that.” Donald’s on the job successes have come from a combination of a lot of hard work and from a sincere joy for what he’s doing.
“I really like my job and the people I work here with” Explained D.J. “I also get to work outdoors and get to see animals almost everyday. It’s been a combination of all these things that has really made this job a lot of fun.” D.J.’s job at Campbell’s had been a positive experience for everyone involved. His supervisor had noting but praise for his young protégé. Mr. Campbell stated, “D.J. always completed his tasks with a smile and I Wouldn’t hesitate for a second to take him back.” “He’s just a great guy…”
Michelle Michaels is a longtime member of the Self Advocacy Group and the C.O.O.L Speakers Bureau at Liberty, the Montgomery...Click here to read more