Employment Services

Program Descriptions

The promotion of economic self-sufficiency soon after a refugees’ arrival in the U.S is a top priority of MORA and the primary goal of employability services. MORA makes refugee employment assistance available through a network of providers who have demonstrated a proven track record of helping employable refugee populations rapidly achieve economic self-sufficiency. MORA grantees provide employment services under multiple programs in the Baltimore Metropolitan and Suburban Washington Areas, tailored to the individual needs of clients. Such services include:

  • Job Readiness Training
  • Resume Writing
  • Case Management to address barriers to employment
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Vocational Training
  • Interview Preparation
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Interpretation during job interviews
  • Post-placement support

Where can you enroll in these programs?

Employment programs are available at the following locations:

Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC)
The World Building
8121 Georgia Avenue, Suite 720, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-562-7301
https://www.ecdcus.org/

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Baltimore
Baltimore Resettlement Center
1900 N Howard St #200, Baltimore, MD 21218
410-327-1885
https://www.rescue.org/united-states/baltimore-md

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Silver Spring
Suburban Washington Resettlement Center
8719 Colesville Road, 3rd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-562-8633
https://www.rescue.org/united-states/silver-spring-md

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA)
7474 Greenway Center Dr, Suite 1200,Greenbelt, MD 20770
240-714-4034
https://lssnca.org/