Client Success Stories

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 [...]

WOU Welcomes PG County Director Nanu Ahmed

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) announces the hire of Wossenie "Nanu" Ahmed as Director of the Prince George's County market in Maryland, effective March 2024. She will lead, coach, and support the team in providing the highest-quality employment and adult and student services to clients throughout the PG County region.     Nanu brings over ten years [...]

Success Story – Michael

In 2016, Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) shared Michael Leonard’s successful placement as a kitchen assistant at L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda, Maryland. There he cleaned and prepped classrooms for recreational cooking students and assisted with stockroom inventory. Michael loved his role, so when the establishment closed its doors, he was understandably upset. Michael then tried [...]

Success Story – Johnny M.

Johnny’s long, successful career is a fabulous example of humble hard work and dedication to serving others. He credits Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU), which helps people with barriers to employment find and maintain meaningful careers, for getting his start. Johnny pays it forward by inspiring other WOU clients, as well. Johnny originally turned to WOU [...]

Success Story – Craig H.

Craig is sharing his incredible artistic gift with the world, but he needed guidance to reach his full potential. He is supported by Jeremey Furtado, a Career Resource Specialist on Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU)’s North Central Team, who dedicates his days to breaking down barriers to employment for people with disabilities. Jeremey shares, “When I [...]

Work Opportunities Unlimited Partners with Walgreens

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) cultivates successful, reciprocal relationships with employers to deliver the most comprehensive, customized career and pre-career coaching opportunities to individuals with barriers to employment. At the onset of 2023, WOU intensified its commitment to working with Corporate Partners, putting a strong emphasis on exploring more opportunities for clients within Walgreens. Walgreens’ in-store [...]

Success Story – Landon

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) strives to partner with a variety of reputable businesses to provide diverse career opportunities for people with barriers to employment. Recently, WOU expanded its relationship with Covenant Living, a retirement organization, to offer clients job placements and on-the-job training in both Plantation, Florida and now Keene, New Hampshire as well. Landon [...]

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