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

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Baltimore
Baltimore Resettlement Center
1900 N Howard St #200, Baltimore, MD 21218

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Silver Spring
Suburban Washington Resettlement Center
8719 Colesville Road, 3rd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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