Service Area

Now serving the greater Harrisburg area.  All services are provided in the community and remotely.

Contact Information

Greater Harrisburg Area
Phone: (202) 615-4467
e-Fax: (866) 880-6441
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Salsawit “Salsi” Mane – Director of Career Services, Greater Harrisburg Area

Salsi is Director of Career Services, responsible for overseeing and managing WOU’s services in Prince George’s County of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and Harrisburg, PA. Salsi works with her teams to provide community-based employment and community learning services to students and adults referred from area governmental agencies and school districts.

After joining WOU in 2008 as a Career Resource Specialist, Salsi was promoted to Team Leader in 2009 and again promoted to her current role as Director in January of 2011. A graduate of Lindsey Wilson College in Kentucky, she earned a B.A. in human services and counseling. She has received additional training in behavioral principles and strategies, as well as autistic spectrum disorders. She is also a certified Mandt instructor.

A true people person, Salsi enjoys working at WOU as it affords her the opportunity to not only help people, but learn from them, too. When she’s away from the office, she spends time with her son and fiancé, travels with a large group of friends and family, and rides her bicycle.

Iskedar Ayalew – Regional Director, Greater Harrisburg Area

Iskedar is the Regional Director responsible for Career Services in Work Opportunities Unlimited’s Montgomery, Annapolis and Frederick markets. She plans and directs the activities of her team in carrying out their functions of developing referrals from a variety of sources, developing placement sites, and ensuring the delivery of quality services to all customers.  Iskedar also led WOU’s effort to become approved for and initiate services in Pennsylvania.

To contact Iskedar directly by phone dial (240) 210-6201 or email her at iayalew@workopportunities.net