Work Opportunities Unlimited
Employment Specialist Human Services – Springfield, MA
We are a community-based Human Service organization working with individuals that experience barriers to employment. Here at Work Opportunities Unlimited, we look for passionate go-getters…someone with a bit of spunk, a lot of heart and fabulous interpersonal skills. We are currently looking for an Employment Specialist to work in Springfield, MA and the surrounding towns. Part time or full time hours available, Monday- Friday.
What you’ll be doing:
- Supporting adults and youths with disabilities or other barriers to employment to obtain a job.
- Creating career goals with your clients and helping with their job search.
- Teaching vocational skills: interview preparation, writing resumes and cover letters.
- Coaching: provide on-site support for your clients’ work as they learn the responsibilities of the role.
- Business developing: foster relationships with local businesses to find opportunities for clients.
- Write daily notes, track monthly progress and goals using our online portal.
- You have a passion for helping others and knack for connecting with people.
- You’re curious, outcome-driven, and love to ask questions.
- You’re interested in Human Services and thrive being out in the community – you prefer to leave the desk behind!
Perks of joining our team:
- Competitive pay along with the opportunity to earn bonuses for placement and retention of clients on their job sites
- You get to combine the best of both worlds. The opportunity to work out in the community, while also being able to connect with colleagues.
- We provide our team the resources and technology they need to do their job, including a company issued laptop.
- Work-life balance thanks to a generous PTO policy and ten observed holidays.
- Job training programs tailored to your talents.
- Team building opportunities via group dinners, holiday parties and award ceremonies.
- A supportive environment to learn, regular feedback, career path visibility and opportunities to prove yourself.
Ready for the next step?
Apply today at www.workopportunities.net
About Work Opportunities Unlimited
Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) is an innovative, progressive organization dedicated not only to employment outcomes for job seekers and employers, but to the satisfaction and development of all employees, who we refer to as team members. With an emphasis on the training and professional development of qualified team members, WOU fosters a fun yet disciplined work environment that results in services of the highest quality. Armed with an experienced and diverse workforce of dedicated professionals, the team at WOU has been producing successful employment outcomes for those with barriers to employment since the company’s inception in 1982.