Success Story – RI High School Student, Edwin

North Smithfield High School student Edwin Santos, who will turn 16 next month, is working with the North Smithfield Heritage Association to clean up many of the town’s trails in local conservation areas for residents to be able to better enjoy. This volunteer job and community service through Work Opportunities Unlimited is designed to lead [...]

Providence Job Club 1-Year Anniversary

Providence, Rhode Island- The WOU Providence team is celebrating the 1-year anniversary of their virtual job club! Work Opportunities Unlimited is an organization that thrives on their mission to “create new opportunities for success in the workplace, everyday”.  A core value of Work Opportunities Unlimited is to be “a pioneering and creative organization”. When the [...]

Frank Loughran Award – Kelsey Mola

The 2021 Frank Loughran Award is awarded to Kelsey Mola! This award was established in memory of our late Vice President to recognize excellence in Supported Employment. It is given annually to an employee who has exhibited creativity in job development strategies for individuals with disabilities and a commitment to natural supports in the workplace. [...]

Roger LaChapelle Award – Amanda Tosoni

At our 2021 Annual Meeting, several of our team members received recognition for unique contributions throughout the year. We're pleased to share the good news that our team member Amanda Tosoni received the 2021 Roger LaChapelle Award. This award is given annually to the team member with the most significant job placement results company-wide. The [...]

Retained Placement Award – Heather Tondreau

The 2021 Retained Placement Award is given to the Career Resource Specialist who played an instrumental and the most influential role in assisting a client retain a job that required some or all of the following: creativity, patience, excellent communication, job site modification, effective retention planning including employer coaching, successful interventions, natural supports, and the [...]

Mission Support Award – Jeanne Tebbetts

The Mission Support Award was established to recognize a team member who doesn’t work on the front lines; rather, this team member supports other members of the organization in their work serving our stakeholders. The winner is selected from the nominations made by fellow team members. We received many nominations this year and thank everyone [...]

Success at Work Award – April Lombardi

(Providence, RI)- April Lombardi of North Smithfield, Rhode Island has been presented with the Success at Work award from Work Opportunities Unlimited. The “Success-at-Work” award, which began in 2000, periodically honors and recognizes team members who have delivered outstanding service to our clients consistent with the Company’s core values.  Founded upon the principle that all [...]

2021-07-28T18:38:56-04:00May 25th, 2021|Company News, Rhode Island News|

Frank Loughran Award – Gerry Lalime

The 2020 Frank Loughran Award winner is Gerry Lalime. This award was established in memory of our late Vice President to recognize excellence in Supported Employment. It is given annually to an employee who has exhibited creativity in job development strategies for individuals with disabilities and a commitment to natural supports in the workplace. Congratulations, [...]

Roger LaChapelle Award – Dan Dzengelewski

At our recent company-wide meeting, several of our team members received recognition for unique contributions throughout the year. We're pleased to share the good news that our team member, Dan Dzengelewski, received the 2020 Roger Lachapelle Award. This award is given annually to the team member with the most significant job placement results company-wide. The [...]

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