Success Story – Jensen Kitzinger

When Jensen Kitzinger came to Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) for help finding employment, she wasn’t quite sure what she really wanted to do. Luckily, she was paired with a professional: Team Leader Career Resource Specialist Melissa Jebens at WOU’s Martin County, Florida location. WOU’s mission is to help people with barriers to employment find meaningful [...]

Ralph’s Appearance on “Cooking Without Looking TV Show”

WOU is pleased to share this excerpted video segment from the “Cooking Without Looking TV Show”, featuring Ralph Smith (formerly supported by WOU) and his Guide Dog Savannah, who now works at Hotel Planner in West Palm Beach, FL. Ralph recently appeared on the Cooking Without Looking TV Show as a guest host, and we’re [...]

Success Story – John Wyckoff

In December of 2019, an eager young man named John Wyckoff was referred for employment services and the Peer Mentoring Program at Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) in Broward County, Florida. WOU’s mission is to help people with barriers to employment find meaningful and fulfilling jobs. The Peer Mentoring Program is an incredible resource for younger [...]

2022-07-15T10:23:11-04:00August 5th, 2022|Client Success Stories, Florida News, Successes|

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 [...]

Success Story – Richie

People who work at Burlington in Leominster, Massachusetts are lucky they get to work with Richie. “He’s a person that everybody wants to meet,” says Lynsay Radzewicz, Director for Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU)’s North Central region. “His supervisors always have great things to say about him. He’s always willing to lend a hand. He never [...]

Success Story – Singer Island Marriott

It started with a job fair and a chance, and this one chance has made a world of difference for many. When the Florida Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) established a relationship between Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU)--also known as Independence Works in Florida--and the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa, all it took was one [...]

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