Human Services - Employment Specialist

Work Opportunities Unlimited | Wheaton, MD

Posted Date 7/22/2021

Work Opportunities Unlimited is Hiring!


We are a community-based Human Services organization working with individuals that experience barriers to employment. We work with adults and youth focusing on vocational based activities such as: resume and application writing, interview skills training, job readiness, business development and job coaching. The company has grown from one person to a workforce of hundreds that serves thousands of adults and students annually. We believe all people can work and create new opportunities for success in the workplace, every single day.

This position is located in the D.C. metro area, can be either Full-Time or Part-Time, depending on the needs of the chosen candidate, working during daytime business hours.


Our Career Resource Specialists (CRS) are the face of the organization; acting as a career consultant to the individuals that we serve and the business community. There are a couple different components to the CRS role:

  • Business Developer – Contacting employers in the community to identify job leads, and assist individuals with disabilities, at risk youth, and students in securing employment.
  • Direct Support – Providing direct support to individuals with disabilities to develop career goals, prepare for their job search, secure their job, coach the individuals as they learn the tasks and responsibilities of their positions, and facilitate communication between the individual and his/her employer.
  • School/Youth Services – Working with students, often with disabilities, in local school districts to provide career exploration, job coaching and direct support.


  • BA/BS Degree required


When you join the Work Opportunities team, you are joining a company whose mission is as strong as its people. You will get the chance to invest your ideas and passion into something that truly matters; all while growing personally and professionally. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time staff members including health and dental coverage, 401k plans, PTO, holiday pay and educational assistance. Other perks include bonuses for placing clients into jobs, a varied scheduling outside of the office and in-depth training opportunities.

Come help change the world of work!  

Send your best resume to or submit an application via

Questions? Call us at 1-866-761-1347 * Position located in Washington DC/ PG County area*

Job Type
Part-time | Full-time

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