Work Opportunities Unlimited
Work Opportunities Unlimited is looking for a driven and positive Employment Specialist to join our team in Wellington, FL. We are a community-based and award-winning human services organization that is made up of passionate, determined & dedicated team members who are impacting YOUR local community every day!
Why choose WOU for your next career?
- Flexible schedule during day-time hours, Monday – Friday.
- Competitive and accrued paid time off.
- Ten paid holidays.
- 401(k) enrollment with company match.
- Career development opportunities based on your growth potential!
- A culture of peer support and a family-like team environment.
- Serve your community while having fun!
- Supportive technology to help you succeed – laptop provided!
- Open door culture – call anyone, at any time, about anything!
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.
- Transporting clients to and from work and meetings for the job search within the community.
- Business developing: foster relationships with local businesses to find opportunities for clients.
- Writing daily notes, track monthly progress and goals using our online portal.
- You have a bachelor’s degree with one year of direct experience OR an associate degree with two years of direct experience OR four years total experience working around individuals with disabilities.
- You have a Florida driver’s license, registration and auto insurance
- Upon job offer, you are comfortable submitting to a state/federal criminal background & motor vehicle check.
- You have a passion for helping others and a knack for connecting with people.
Ready for the next step? Apply today for our Employment Specialist position.
Submit a quick application or send your resume!
Call us at 1-866-761-1347