Two Regency Plaza
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (802) 282-2007
e-Fax: (866) 880-6441
Send an Email
Whitney Ritt – Director, East Bay, RI
As Director of Career Services for WOU’s East Bay market, Whitney is responsible for managing a team of Career Resource Specialists (CRS), supporting individuals in achieving their employment goals, ensuring quality services are delivered to clients, referral sources and employers, and fostering the creativity and growth of her team members.
Whitney joined WOU in 2013 as a Career Resource Specialist, where she provided direct support to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. She graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, holds a Supporting Meaningful Employment Certificate from the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE), and was appointed to WOU’s leadership council in 2017.
Originally from Vermont, Whitney is a passionate environmentalist who dedicates her free time to raising awareness of sustainability and recycling in her community. She is a member of the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown, RI where she hikes and explores year-round. An avid sailor, Whitney enjoys sharing her love of the sport by volunteering with the Special Olympics RI sailing program.
Success at Work Award – Amy Mulcahey
L to R: President & CEO David Dwyer, CRS Amy Mulcahey, Director Whitney Ritt Congratulations to our WOU Providence Team CRS Amy Mulcahey! Amy was recently awarded a Success at Work award. In [...]
Success Story – RI High School Student, Edwin
North Smithfield High School student Edwin Santos, who will turn 16 next month, is working with the North Smithfield Heritage Association to clean up many of the town’s trails in local conservation areas for residents [...]
Providence Job Club 1-Year Anniversary
Providence, Rhode Island- The WOU Providence team is celebrating the 1-year anniversary of their virtual job club! Work Opportunities Unlimited is an organization that thrives on their mission to “create new opportunities for success in [...]
Frank Loughran Award – Kelsey Mola
The 2021 Frank Loughran Award is awarded to Kelsey Mola! This award was established in memory of our late Vice President to recognize excellence in Supported Employment. It is given annually to an employee who [...]
Roger LaChapelle Award – Amanda Tosoni
At our 2021 Annual Meeting, several of our team members received recognition for unique contributions throughout the year. We're pleased to share the good news that our team member Amanda Tosoni received the 2021 Roger [...]
Retained Placement Award – Heather Tondreau
The 2021 Retained Placement Award is given to the Career Resource Specialist who played an instrumental and the most influential role in assisting a client retain a job that required some or all of the [...]