Founded on the principal that all people deserve to work independently in their communities, Independence Works is a non-profit affiliate of Work Opportunities Unlimited. Independence Works provides vocational rehabilitation services to the people of Florida. RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.-- Sadly in Florida, doors to employment don’t always open to people with disabilities. They [...]
(Westbrook, ME) On Monday, October 5th Gerry Lalime, a Career Resource Specialist on our Brunsport, ME team, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award at a team meeting.
(Providence, RI) On Thursday, October 22nd Mike Amons, a Career Resource Specialist in our Providence, Rhode Island market, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award during a team leader meeting. The award, which was presented by Steve Wood, followed a summary of his nomination by Trish Wagner, our Rhode Island director.
Congressman Jim Langevin recently visited Work Opportunities Unlimited, meeting with 15 participants of the organization's Job Club, who spoke honestly and passionately about their experiences in the workforce. These clients spotlighted the positives of having Work Opportunities Unlimited as a resource, and discussed the challenges they face, such as access to transportation and feeling discriminated [...]
(Concord, NH) On Wednesday, August 26th Sarah Heffner, a Career Resource Specialist on our Concord, NH team, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award at a team meeting. The award, which was presented by Steve Wood, was presented following a wonderful description of Sarah's work by Scott Niemczura, our Concord Director, who nominated her. In making his [...]
Jeremy was referred to Work Opportunities Unlimited by Vocational Rehabilitation. When he began working with Mary Northrup, a Career Resource Specialist, he had one job aspiration in mind - to work in the fishing section at a department store. All of his life Jeremy had participated in outdoor activities. He has a vast knowledge of [...]
(Worcester, MA) On May 27th Emily Cortes, a Career Resource Specialist on our Worcester Massachusetts Team, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award at a team meeting. She was nominated for the award by her Director, Darlene Hayden. The Success-at-Work Award is a special award that goes to team members whose service to our clients meets the [...]
(Woburn, MA) On July 28th Jillian Sands, a Career Resource Specialist in our North Shore, Massachusetts market, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award during a team meeting. She was nominated for the award by Directors, Erica Feldman and Elena Gendron. In her nomination Erica wrote about this client success as part of her nomination of Jillian, [...]
(Haverhill, MA) On August 4th Wanda Carmona, a Career Resource Specialist on our Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts team, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award during a team meeting. She was nominated for the award by her director, Colin Coates. During the meeting Colin spoke about how Wanda helped several clients be successful and specifically how she was [...]
(Lowell, MA) On Friday, March 20th Lowell client LeeAnne Barry was presented a Certificate of Appreciation by the Aleppo Shriners Children's Transportation Fund, and a Shriners Hospital for Children hat for her contribution of pull-tabs. Ken Zeller, Chief of the Aleppo Fire Brigade presented the Certificate with an explanation of the Pull Tab Program and [...]