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Frank Loughran Award – Susan Scaperotto

L to R: Sue Abel, Susan Scaperotto, Jenni Paine (West Palm Beach, Florida) - Work Opportunities Unlimited is pleased to announce that Susan Scaperotto of West Palm Beach, Florida, is the recipient of the prestigious Frank Loughran Award. The award recognizes excellence in Supported Employment and is given each year to an individual [...]

By |2023-01-06T17:10:26+00:00January 13th, 2023|Success Stories|0 Comments

Plaque Awarded to Regal Cinemas in Coral Springs, FL

L to R: WOU Director Sue Abel, Regal coworker Harry, Regal Assistant Manager Rahanna Ali, Regal GM Taylor Kron, WOU Founder Joe Leddy, CRS Lisa Charleville, CRS Arlene Diaz-Wolff, VR Counselor Dorian Hutchins, CRS Tommaso Fattovich and front, Regal coworker Justin Wrobel Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) relies on successful partnerships with employers to [...]

By |2022-11-23T17:32:58+00:00December 2nd, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Success Story – Jensen Kitzinger

When Jensen Kitzinger came to Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) for help finding employment, she wasn’t quite sure what she really wanted to do. Luckily, she was paired with a professional: Team Leader Career Resource Specialist Melissa Jebens at WOU’s Martin County, Florida location. WOU’s mission is to help people with barriers to employment find meaningful [...]

By |2022-11-09T15:32:03+00:00November 9th, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Success Story – John Wyckoff

In December of 2019, an eager young man named John Wyckoff was referred for employment services and the Peer Mentoring Program at Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) in Broward County, Florida. WOU’s mission is to help people with barriers to employment find meaningful and fulfilling jobs. The Peer Mentoring Program is an incredible resource for younger [...]

By |2022-10-18T15:14:56+00:00August 5th, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Success Story – AJ, “Mr. Publix”

If you ever find yourself shopping at one of the Port St. Lucie, Florida Publix locations, you’d be lucky to see AJ – or “Mr. Publix,” as he is often referred to by the Martin County, Florida office of Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU). Why Mr. Publix? AJ can often be seen going above and beyond [...]

By |2022-10-18T15:15:47+00:00July 14th, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Success Story – Singer Island Marriott

It started with a job fair and a chance, and this one chance has made a world of difference for many. When the Florida Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) established a relationship between Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU)--also known as Independence Works in Florida--and the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa, all it took was one [...]

By |2022-10-18T15:18:44+00:00May 12th, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments
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