Category: Staff Profiles

A man in a blue OYA t-shirt talks with a youth

Through Their Eyes

A youth in OYA custody asks the staff at his facility about why they chose this line of work.

OYA Ambassadors of Public Service 2022

OYA’s Ambassadors of Public Service

For Public Service Recognition Week, OYA is highlighting three team members whose work stands out.

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 2022

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is dedicated to honoring AAPI cultures and heritage.

Black History Month February 2022

Celebrating Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates both the historical and modern-day contributions made by phenomenal African Americans.

Congratulations Director's Award Winners!

2021 OYA Director’s Award winners announced

Ali Rolle, Brent Rutkowski, and Griselda Solano-Salinas are this year's winners.

Veterans' Day, November 11, 2021, Honoring All Who Served

Sharing perspectives on Veterans’ Day

OYA staff who are veterans talk about what the holiday means to them.

City building with sign on the side that says "How are you really?"

Peer Support Team Ready to Listen

OYA’s parole and probation staff are accustomed to helping others. But what happens when they need their own support?

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Staff, Youth Join for Bandanna Project

A Rogue Valley staffperson and two youth collaborated to personalize plain white bandannas for staff.

Staff Spotlight: Celebrating Those Who Go Above and Beyond

There have been dozens of examples of staff members at OYA going above and beyond in recent weeks.

Training Academy: Providing a Safe Learning Environment

OYA’s Training Academy staff provide new employees and veteran staff with lesson plans, reality-based scenario training, and more.