Work Opportunities Unlimited

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) is a privately owned Human Services company (not to be confused with Recruiting/HR or Staffing firms) that has been helping people with barriers to employment find meaningful jobs since 1982. You can be part of our rewarding mission and make a difference in the lives of others each and every day. We are a company that combines business best practices with human services.

When you join our team, you join the best talent around. We offer individual development plans, customized training, competitive wages and benefits, a supportive company culture as well as tools and resources to succeed and advance within the company.

An Employment Specialist – Students, will lead our school career planning services in the Portland/Saco area.

As an Employment Specialist, a typical day might include the following:

  • Working with students engaging in activities in the community to identify skills and barriers
  • Collaborating with clients to develop career goals and objectives
  • Developing relationships with businesses to set up assessments to have clients observe and shadow in the community.
  • Supporting clients in the community to develop life and independence skills

The job might be for you if:

  • You are a great networker who enjoys building new relationships in the community
  • You have human services experience or an interest in the field
  • You want to make a positive impact in the lives of others
  • You thrive being part of a collaborative team
  • You have experience working with youth population

Career growth opportunities – potential selection into our Management Training Program for people who have the following experience:

  • Management of a small team
  • Informal leadership in sports, clubs, or civic organizations

Additional requirements include:

  • Valid driver’s license and comfortable with travel within the community
  • Monday – Friday, daytime hours availability (flexibility offered for part-time)
  • Comfortable using technology for documentation and organization

Interested in learning more?

Apply through Indeed today. If you have any questions, please call our team at 866-761-1347 or email careers@workopportunities.net

All conversations are confidential. We look forward to learning more about you.

About Work Opportunities Unlimited

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) is a privately owned Human Services company that has been helping people with barriers to employment find meaningful jobs since 1982.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits with bonus opportunities
  • Health and Wellness
  • Work/life balance
  • Growth and Development

For further details on the above, please click here: https://workopportunities.net/careers/

 

Upon employment acceptance, candidates will be required to undergo a criminal background and motor vehicle check.

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