Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the non-profit agency proudly serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Plymouth County and surrounding towns, has promoted Armindo S. Rocha to Volunteer Programs Manager. He is a resident of Brockton.
Rocha has been with the agency for eight years. In his new role as Volunteer Programs Manager, Rocha will manage OCES’ Volunteer and Healthy Living Programs, and ensure comprehensive service delivery with business partners and volunteers. For five years previous to his promotion, Rocha was OCES’ Intake and Referral Supervisor overseeing assigned staff, special fund and transportation requests, and ensuring the highest quality of services. For three years prior to that, he served as Home Care Program Supervisor. Before joining OCES, Rocha was a Residential Counselor for BAMSI of East Bridgewater, MA.
Rocha holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Bridgewater State University and a Master of Public Administration from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI.
A dedicated volunteer, Rocha is the current president of Association of Social Solidarity, a nonprofit organization aimed to change and shape the lives of Cape Verdean families in the Brockton community.
Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Brockton with a second office in Plymouth. OCES is designated as one of 25 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. OCES’ mission is to support the independence and dignity of older adults and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living. The agency offers a number of programs to serve older adults, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers. For more information call 508-584-1561 or visit www.ocesma.org.