Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) announces the promotion of Melissa Medina to Director in Training for the Quincy market, effective February 2024. Her promotion follows her successful performance as a Program Coordinator. Melissa will lead, coach, and support her team in providing the highest-quality employment and adult and student services to clients throughout the Greater Boston region.    

Melissa joined WOU in 2018 as a Career Resource Specialist (CRS), then evolved to Team Leader in 2020 and Program Coordinator in 2022. Before WOU, Melissa spent two years as a college advisor at College Advising Corp and Freedom House, helping students navigate the college admissions process. “I chose WOU because it aligned with my passion for helping people achieve their goals. The meaningful work, continuous learning opportunities, and professional growth inspire me daily.”   

Melissa earned her B.S. in Criminal Justice with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She resides in the greater Boston area with her two children. She enjoys spending time with her family exploring Boston’s many treasures, including its fabulous restaurants.