Position Descriptions 2016-10-25T09:01:27+00:00

Join Us.

Want to learn more about our open positions? Read the job descriptions below.

What is a Career Resource Specialist (CRS)?

A CRS handles a variety of roles, including helping clients to develop career goals, prepare to search for a job, interview and secure employment, and retain their jobs. This position also requires networking within the community, generating and cultivating strong relationships with local businesses and developing partnerships with employers to secure community-based, long-term employment for the individuals we support.

In this position, your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Developer – Contacting employers in the community to identify job leads, and assist individuals with disabilities, at risk youth, and students in securing employment.
  • Direct Support – Providing direct support to individuals with disabilities to develop career goals, prepare for their job search, secure their job, coach the individuals as they learn the tasks and responsibilities of their positions, and facilitate communication between the individual and his/her employer.
  • School Services – Working with students, often with disabilities, in local school districts to provide career exploration, job coaching and direct support.
  • Youth Services – Working directly with youth to develop career goals teaching pre-vocational and job retention skills, providing life skills training, helping them secure employment, and coaching the youth to help them be successful at work.
  • Team Leader CRS – In addition to providing support to clients, you may provide support to team members by assisting them in their work with clients and employers, and may help them develop monthly performance objectives.

What is a Director?

This role is responsible for ensuring that the community-based Career Resource Specialist (CRS) team delivers excellent client services. In some markets, the Director is also responsible for providing direct service to clients

The Director (Manager) of Career Services position is responsible for ensuring that the community-based Career Resource Specialist (CRS) team delivers excellent client services. In some markets, the Director is also responsible for providing direct service to clients.

A Director is expected to spend a minimum of 50% of his/her time in the field working to coach, mentor, train, and evaluate the CRS team, including modeling business development activities. A Director is also responsible for management of the financial budget for the team, maintaining relationships with and securing referrals from referral sources, and ensuring that quality and compliance standards are maintained.

A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Experience managing a team in an outcome-based environment is preferred.

  • Supervision (preferably within a service industry)
  • Successful implementation of a business service improvement
  • Ability to articulate clearly the concepts that lead to success
  • Development and management of a budget
  • Leadership skills

Travel in and around the local community and surrounding areas is required for this position. A valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance will also be needed. In addition, a Bachelor’s degree is required.

If chosen, you will also be required to submit to criminal background and motor vehicle record checks that must meet company standards.

We believe all people can work, and our outcomes-based culture helps us focus on continuous improvement in the service we provide to our clients. We offer competitive wages and benefits, and an energized culture that encourages team member development.

What is an Inside Sales/Lead Generator?

A dedicated Inside Lead Generator is energetic and customer service-focused, and handles a variety of tasks, including contacting employers in the community to identify job leads and setting appointments for the sales team. This position requires lead generation and business development activity, primarily over the telephone. Lead generation experience on LinkedIn and other social media a plus.

This is a part-time position and is a telecommuting (work from home) opportunity. You may be required to travel from your home to the local office for training purposes.

To be a successful Lead Generator you must have:

  • A proven track record/success in a sales environment, preferably in the sales of a service utilizing the telephone
  • Strong verbal, written, and face-to-face communication skills
  • The ability to enter information into a computer database/content management system, fast and accurate data entry skills a must
  • The ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with customers, team and other stakeholders

The chosen candidate must provide their own computer, high speed Internet and telephone.

At Work Opportunities Unlimited, we offer individual development plans, one-on-one personal training and job shadowing opportunities, competitive wages and benefits, a dynamic company culture as well as tools and resources to succeed and advance within the company.

What is an Administrative Assistant?

A dedicated Administrative Assistant handles a variety of roles, including processing client new hire paperwork, reviewing client files, electronic filing, data entry and other misc. projects. You will also be in direct communication with Directors and Career Resource Specialists in order to provide administrative support to the team.

To be a successful Administrative Assistant you must be:

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Able to communicate effectively – both verbally and in writing
  • Able to enter information into a computer database/content management system, fast and accurate data entry skills a must
  • Able to work independently and autonomously as well as in collaboration with customers, our team and other stakeholders
  • Highly organized and have great attention to detail
  • Skilled in MS Excel and MS Outlook

We offer part-time Administrative Assistant positions. Some positions will require working out of our local office as well as your home, which will require a high speed Internet connection. If chosen, you will also be required to submit to criminal background check that must meet company standards.

At Work Opportunities Unlimited, we offer individual development plans, one-on-one personal training and job shadowing opportunities, competitive wages and benefits, a dynamic company culture as well as tools and resources to succeed and advance within the company.

What is an Accounting/Payroll Support person?

Our accounting office (headquartered in Dover, NH) has positions in our Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll departments.

While each position has specific tasks, our accounting department looks for the following qualities in our new team members:

  • Flexible with hours (to accommodate the weekly and monthly workload peaks)
  • A fast learner
  • Proficient with MS Excel
  • Dependable
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Able to communicate effectively – both verbally and in writing
  • Able to enter information into a computer database/content management system, fast and accurate data entry skills a must (typing & 10-key)
  • Able to work independently and autonomously as well as in collaboration with customers, our team and other stakeholders – excellent customer service skills a must
  • Highly organized, have great attention to detail and able to multi-task
  • Prior office experience working in a fast paced office environment
  • We offer part-time and full-time positions in our accounting office. If chosen, you will be required to submit to criminal background and credit checks that must meet company standards.

At Work Opportunities Unlimited, we offer individual development plans, one-on-one personal training and job shadowing opportunities, competitive wages and benefits, a dynamic company culture as well as tools and resources to succeed and advance within the company.

What is a Director-in-Training?

The Director-in-Training position allows a team member to explore and/or grow into a Director/Management role. The Director-in-Training position is a fluid, work-in-progress position, with training lasting up to one year. Competency will be defined as the trainee demonstrating the ability to achieve the goal, which will be verified by a designated member of management or a previously identified mentor.

What is a Team Leader?

A Team Leader is a Career Resource Specialist with additional responsibilities related to team member support – including support with 30-day objectives and retention planning. Team Leaders must demonstrate proficiency in the competencies of the Career Resource Specialist position, as well providing support to team members.