Bethesda House Case Study

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1. Bethesda House itself does not sell any products, However, Bethesda House does own a small clothing store called Second Chance. The store sells gently used clothing, accessories, shoes, and knick knacks etc. that have been donated by people in the community and sometimes even large department stores such as Winners or Target (when they were open in Canada). Bethesda is a non- profit charity that is run on government assistance and donations. The women’s shelter provides counselling for women and their children who have been or still are victims of domestic abuse free of charge. Bethesda House also provides; housing services so that women may find somewhere to live after they leave the shelter, legal help (like access to lawyers), employment …show more content…
Bethesda House began in 1992 when a large group of concerned community member saw the need for a shelter for women who needed to flee domestic abuse in the Bowmanville area. In the beginning Bethesda relied on the financial support of St. Vincent de Pau Society and donations from the community. It was during this somewhat unstable time that volunteers in the community set up a small store to sell donated clothing and raise funds for Bethesda House. The store was called Second Chance. Since it’s opening almost 24 years ago Bethesda House has expanded from 15 beds into a completely renovated 3 story home for women and their children and has since become a staple in the community with their fundraising efforts such as Take Back The Night, and Walk a Mile In Her Shoes which are both held annually in downtown …show more content…
Ususally an employee doesn’t even need to make a phone call to talk to their manager or boss, they can simply knock on their office, no appointment needed. Because it is such a small organization it is easy for managers to give staff ongoing feedback and supervision so there is rarely any conflict or issues. Also once a year all staff and managers are required to sign an agreement on the polices of Bethesda House so that everyone knows the organizations policies and procedures. If those polices are broken the individual is held responsible. The individual will talk about what happened and tell their manager their side of the story so that the manager knows the whole story and the employee’s point of

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