Work Opportunities Unlimited

Employment Specialist

Work Opportunities Unlimited is looking for a driven and positive individual to join our team in Dorchester, MA as an Employment Specialist! 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.
  • Traveling to meet clients in their local community to support with employment goals.
  • Business developing: foster relationships with local businesses to find opportunities for clients.
  • Writing daily notes, track monthly progress and goals using our online portal.

About You:

  • You have a passion for helping others and a 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!
  • You are a covered driver for an auto insurance policy & are comfortable transporting others in your vehicle.

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

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