Career Resource Specialist - Students - Work Opportunities Unlimited - Kensington, MD |

Career Resource Specialist - Students

Work Opportunities Unlimited | Kensington, MD

Work Opportunities Unlimited
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Career Resource Specialist - Students

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.

Details for this position:

This position would be supporting students in the Kensington area and surrounding communities. We have full-time and part-time opportunities available. Monday-Friday - daytime and early evening hours available.   A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required for this position.


Our Student Career Coach/Career Resource Specialist 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 this role:

  • Direct Support -- Providing direct support to students 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 Services -- Working with students, often with disabilities, in local school districts to provide career exploration, job coaching and direct support.
  • Business Developer -- Contacting employers in the community to identify job leads, and assist students in securing employment.


 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.

Please visit our website to apply:

Job Code: 8307
Posted On: 2017-04-19 16:22:22
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Education, Non-profit, Social Services
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Career Level: Entry Level (<2 years experience)
Minimum Degree: Bachelor's Degree
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
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