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United Helpers Hosting Career & Information Sessions


OGDENSBURG – Whether you are looking for a new career, your first job or a change of pace, United Helpers has the job for you.


Learn how you can take that first step or the next step in your career by attending one of our Career & Informational sessions on Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mosaic Complex, 100 Ford St., Ogdensburg or Potsdam Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park Street, Potsdam.


United Helpers staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and help find a job that’s right for you, whether that be as a... Read More

Welcome New Hires

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.



David Evans - Task Aide

Rachel Stillwell - CNA



Savannah Brooks - CNA

Tanner Clifford - Food Service Attendant

Joseph Flanagan - Food Service Attendant

Olivia Rubin - Food Service Attendant


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Daniel Basford - Maintenance II (Caretaker)

Patrick Proulx - Maintenance II (Caretaker)

Tammy Rupert - Billing... Read More

Welcome New Hires


Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.



Zedekia Crawford - Food Service Attendant

Mollee Ahrens - Task Aide

Hannah Pitts - Task Aide

Kaitlyn Costigan - CNA

Autumn Rogers - CNA

Jessica Thornton - RN

Jordan Woodside - RN

Emily Coppola - Office Tech

Reilly Dunham - Maintenace I



Madalyn Dillabough - Task Aide

Taylor Ellis - Task Aide

Lorraine Goodale - Task Aide

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Internship Leads to Full-time Career With United Helpers


OGDENSBURG – Like many college students Taylor Elliott, of Gouverneur wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life after graduating from high school.


“Even during my senior year in college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my degree,” she said, adding she began her college career as a Vet Tech major before ultimately majoring in Applied Psychology.


While taking courses towards her degree in applied psychology Ms. Elliott met Jennifer Waite, who works as a licensed social worker with United Helpers’ ACT Team and Angela Doe, who serves as the... Read More

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United Helpers Holds Annual Employee Recognition Luncheon

OGDENSBURG - Nearly 75 employees from United Helpers were honored at the company's annual Employee Recognition Luncheon held at the Gran View in Ogdensburg.

Employees with 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30-plus years of service were all recognized, as were this year's Margaret Spies Award winners, Desiree Bartlett, Lori Chilton and Susan Thoms.

Honored for 30 plus years of service were Terry Ames, Deborah Middlemiss, Sherry Schmidt, Sheri Sharpe, Bernie Bezio, Gloria Bezio, Cindy Lawrence, Sue English, Bob Ethridge, Deborah Polniak, Robin Hamilton, Rick Pirie, Winifred Delorenzo, Reny... Read More

Welcome New Hires


Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.


Sandee Sanford - RN


Lindsay Weaver - Task Aide

Kirsten Barkley - CNA

Bailey Decker - CNA

Daniel Dominie - CNA

Jordyn Santana - CNA


Susan Rose - Office Tech

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Andrea Maxon - COTA

Riverwood Acres IRA

Mary DellaPenna - DSP

High Street IRA

Daisy... Read More

Job/CNA Class Applications Submitted on Monday or Tuesday may be Lost

During the process of updating our employment portal, job applications and CNA Class applications that were submitted on Monday and Tuesday of this week were purged from the system. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, but we are asking people who submitted applications earlier this week to please reapply.

Secondly, if you know anyone who may have applied online for a job or the CNA class, please pass this message on to them.

If you have any questions or wish to verify that your application was received, please contact the HR Department at 393-3074, ext. 4270 or... Read More


United Helpers Streamlining Application/Hiring Process


OGDENSBURG – In an effort to streamline both the job application and hiring processes, United Helpers has launched an “Employment Portal” at

“We wanted applicants to be contacted quicker, which in-turn will hopefully reduce the length of time our hiring process takes,” said Human Resources Specialist Michelle R. Matthews.

The launching of the portal comes as the result of a joint effort between the United Helpers Human Resources and IT Departments.

“Our intention is to one day, in the not too... Read More

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Kendrew Team Takes Home Top Prize at Annual Bowling Tourney


OGDENSBURG - A team made up of staff from the Kendrew IRA claimed the top prize in Friday's United Helpers employee bowling tournament.

The tournament, which was sponsored by the Employee Activity Team saw more than 120 people competing on 23 different teams.

Claiming the top prize with an average two game combines score of 256.5 was the team of Doug Bender, Sara Ripa, Tom White, John Gamon, Jason Cameron and John Pearson. Coming in second with an average combined score of 254 was a team made up employees from Mosaic. The Pin Pushers were captained by Mary Polniak... Read More

Welcome New Hires


Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.



William Pearson - Food Service Attendant

Viktoria Peck - Food Service Attendant

Nicole Klock - Task Aide

Lisa Miller - LPN


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Taylor Amo - Occupational Therapist


Home Health Services


Salina Bacon - Home Health Aide/ Personal Care Assistant

Alicia Miller - Personal Care Assistant/Companion


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Lollapolosers Claim Choose to Lose Title


A team made up of employees from United Helpers Management Company claimed this year's Choose to Lose title dropping 5.56 percent of their total body weight during the three month contest.

The Lollapolosers included Rae Hesseltine, Robin Logan, Carmen Paone and the contest's overall biggest loser, Michelle Matthews.

Since the contest began in February, Ms. Matthews has lost more than 20 pounds, a total that was good for an impressive 11.82 percent of her body weight.

From left, Rae Hesseltine, Carmon Paone, Michelle Matthews & Wellness Committee Member... Read More

EAT Releases Survey To Help Finalize 2016 Plans

Please take a moment to fill out the below linked survey for the Employee Activity Team. Survey results will be used to help EAT improve the quality of events it can provide to United Helpers employees.

It would be greatly appreciated if all employees could complete the survey by Feb. 1 so the committee can discuss the... Read More