Yara Damascen

Yara Damascen

2009 Dedication Award - Toronto

A.C.C.E.S Employment

Nominator Comments:

Yara Damsceno began working at ACCES Employment as a volunteer and since then she has advanced to Director of Human Resources. She is dedicated, a natural motivator and always has a positive attitude. She has coined the phrase ‘if it’s nobody’s job, it’s my job”. She approaches her work with integrity, openness and honesty. She has the incredible ability to build trust and present fairness. She is a mentor to all staff and she diligently works to resolve issues before they escalate into mistrust or conflict.

To quote her nominators: “The growth and success of ACCES has so much to do with her. Yara’s work truly provides a solid foundation for all of us to build upon in order to achieve client, employee, and organizational success. Her depth of knowledge combined with a warm sense of humour is integral to the ACCES community. There is nothing Yara won’t do for ACCES and the community.”

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