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:

Baltimore Metropolitan Area

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Baltimore
Baltimore Resettlement Center
1900 N Howard St #200, Baltimore, MD 21218
Email: baltimore@rescue.org

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA)
1730 Twin Springs Road
Suite 213-214
Baltimore, MD 21227

Suburban Washington Area

Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC) African Community Center DC Metro
The World Building
8121 Georgia Avenue, Suite 720
Silver Spring, MD 20910

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
8737 Colesville Road, Suite 1200
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Email: SilverSpring@rescue.org

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA)
7474 Greenway Center Dr, Suite 1200
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Frederick Area

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA)
92 Thomas Johnson Drive
Suite 260
Frederick, MD 21702