William Ellis Joins Work Opportunities Unlimited’s Merrimack Valley Market
DOVER, N.H.—Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU), a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers who experience barriers to employment, is pleased to welcome Director William Ellis to its Merrimack Valley team, effective immediately.
In his role, Ellis will lead his team in assisting as many clients as possible in the Lawrence, Haverhill, and Methuen areas with gaining employment and independence. He will also cultivate and nurture relationships with area businesses in order to source opportunities for the organization’s clientele.
“I am honored to be a part of such a creative and pioneering company and am excited to lead WOU’s Merrimack Valley team in helping individuals find meaningful employment and positively impact the local community,” said Ellis.
A graduate of UMASS Lowell, Ellis brings a wealth of experience in the human services field with him. Most recently, he was a case manager for an area organization that supports those with developmental disabilities and their families. Prior to that, he was a vocational instructor for the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services.
“We are all very excited to have William as part of the Merrimack Valley Team,” Tiffney Bergeron-Allard, Regional Director with WOU, commented. “I am looking forward to him building relationships to expand WOU services throughout this area and the team is certainly enthusiastic about new leadership with new ideas and perspectives joining the team.”
About Work Opportunities Unlimited
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Dover, N.H. with operations throughout the eastern United States, Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) is a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers who experience barriers to employment. The company has grown from one person to a workforce of hundreds that serves thousands of adults and students annually. In addition to private citizens, WOU provides services to individuals referred by school districts, vocational rehabilitation programs, development disability agencies, the Massachusetts Departments of Mental Health, Transitional Assistance, and Children and Families, as well as the U.S. Social Security Administration through the Ticket to Work program. For information, visit www.workopportunities.net.
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Work Opportunities Unlimited