Successes

WOU Welcomes Director Karen Partanen

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) announces the hire of Karen Partanen as Director of the Boston market, effective May 2024. She will lead, coach, and support the team in providing the highest-quality employment, adult, and student services to clients throughout the Boston region. Karen brings over 20 years of experience working in nonprofits and municipalities at [...]

2024-06-12T08:26:11-04:00June 12th, 2024|Successes, Massachusetts News, Company News|

WOU Employee Success Spotlight – Krystyn Case

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) creates new opportunities for success in the workplace every day, both for clients and for team members. As a military spouse, Krystyn Case has moved frequently throughout her 9-year administrative career with WOU, but she has consistently supported the company’s mission of producing successful work outcomes for those with barriers to [...]

2024-06-19T10:25:44-04:00June 9th, 2024|Successes, VR PreETS, Maryland News, Company News|

WOU Internship Success Story – Martha Cortes

Martha Cortes, Career Resource Specialist, and Will Ellis, Director of WOU’s Merrimack Valley/Lowell area Every day, the dedicated team of professionals at Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) is identifying opportunities, overcoming barriers, and achieving success with people of all abilities. With a passion for helping others, Intern Martha Cortes fits right in at WOU [...]

2024-06-18T11:55:32-04:00June 8th, 2024|Blog, Successes, Massachusetts News, Company News|

Success Story – Catching Up with Paula Mirabella

Paula Mirabella Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) recently caught up with Paula Mirabella, who was last featured in a 2016 article for her successful job placement as a Box Office Agent at the Jupiter, Florida location of Cinepolis. She was supported in the role by Career Resource Specialist Jenni Paine. Eight years later, Paula [...]

WOU Internship Success Story – Brooke Harris

As a senior majoring in social work at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, Brooke Harris was required to complete a full-year internship. Her first placement got off to a rocky start, but then Brooke joined Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU). She gained valuable industry skills, helped change the world of work for people with [...]

2024-05-24T09:33:09-04:00May 24th, 2024|Successes, New Hampshire News, Company News, Blog|

WOU Welcomes Director Emily Levesque

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) announces the hire of Emily Levesque as Director of the Manchester market, effective April 2024. She will lead, coach, and support the team in providing the highest-quality employment and adult and student services to clients throughout the Manchester, NH, region.  Emily brings over 15 years of leadership experience with a Community [...]

Success Story – Crystal

Crystal Chandler is thriving at what she calls “the best job I’ve ever had,” with help from her team at Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU). After a brief hospitalization for depression, Crystal was feeling stable and ready to focus on finding a new full-time position. She learned of Florida’s Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program from a fellow [...]

Melissa Medina Promoted to Director in Training

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) announces the promotion of Melissa Medina to Director in Training for the Quincy market, effective February 2024. Her promotion follows her successful performance as a Program Coordinator. Melissa will lead, coach, and support her team in providing the highest-quality employment and adult and student services to clients throughout the Greater Boston [...]

2024-04-30T13:11:26-04:00April 17th, 2024|Massachusetts News, Company News|
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