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Career Resource Specialist - Business Developer

Silver Spring, MD | Full-time

Job ID: 8434 Department: Montgomery County DC NW


Work Opportunities Unlimited, a human services organization, is looking for an energetic individual to join our Career Services Team in the Montgomery County/DC area as a Career Resource Specialist.

Our Employment Specialists handle a variety of roles: helping clients develop career goals, teaching pre-vocational and job retention skills, providing life skills training, and coaching our clients to help them maximize success.

This position also requires networking within the community, generating and cultivating strong relationships with local businesses and developing partnerships with employers to secure community-based, long-term employment for our diverse roster of clients. This candidate will support adults and individuals with disabilities.

Requirements for the Employment Specialist:

  • Skilled in building close-knit relationships and trust with others
  • Community-driven focus
  • Valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance
  • Strong verbal, written, and face-to-face communication skills
  • Documentation, both written and in a computer database
  • Ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with the community
  • Experience working with individuals with barriers to employment

This position is a community based position. Travel between the Montgomery County and DC is required for this position. If you enjoy working in a changing environment this position is for you.

The chosen candidate will also be required to submit to a criminal background and a motor vehicle record check that must meet company standards.

Part or full time opportunities in the Silver Spring/DC area. 

We offer competitive wages plus generous placement and retention bonuses, 401k with company match, performance bonuses, paid time off and other benefits. Compensation may vary based on experience, typically $16-17 hourly.

About Work Opportunities Unlimited
Since 1982, Work Opportunities Unlimited has been assisting individuals with barriers to employment in finding and maintaining employment. Our core values: we believe that all people can work, it is our responsibility to change the world of work, we believe in individual initiative and dignity, we are a pioneering, creative organization, we build successful, reciprocal relationships, we are never satisfied.

If you are enthusiastic, creative, organized, and enjoy a job with both challenges and rewards, please apply today! Send a copy of your resume to:


Key Words, Employment Specialist, Job Coach, Human Services, Business Development, Job Development, Special Education, Social Services, Career Services, Customer Service, Mental Health, Direct Support, Job Placement

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