Turnaround Houston!

Turnaround Houston! LogoTurnaround Houston! is an initiative launched by Mayor Sylvester Turner in efforts to address the barriers to employment that many Houstonians face. Turnaround Houston will offer access to job training, resume writing, tattoo removal, social service agencies, educational institutions, counseling and intervention to help hard to employ Houstonians turn their lives around. The inaugural Turnaround Houston took place Saturday, March 26, at the Sunnyside Multi-Service Center.

Our next Turnaround Houston Resource Fair:

PARTICIPATING EXHIBITORS (As of 01.15.2019)

EMPLOYERS
7K Metals
American Personnel Resources LLC
AT&T
CPE Group Construction
Edwards Energy Environmental and Waste Management
Harris County Human Resources & Risk Management
Htown Lasers
Inservio3
Memco Staffing
Nation Waste
Optimum Security Professionals
Synergy Home Care
Wright Works Solutions

RESOURCE ORGANIZATIONS
Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA)
Avenue CDC
BBVA Compass Bank
Café College Houston – Houston Public Library
Camellia Alise
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.
Career Gear
Christus Health
CIII Consulting, LLC
City of Houston Community Network Re-Entry Program
City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods
City of Houston Municipal Courts Department
Dispute Resolution Center
Fabulous Financial Services
Franklin Beauty & Barber Institute
Goodwill Houston
Harris County Department of Education
Hello Alice
Houston Area Urban League
Houston Community College
Houston Public Library
METRO
Movement Is Blessed, LLC
Professional Career Training Institute
SER Houston
Skanska
Texas Veterans Commission
The Alliance
The Houston Launch Pad
Unique Private Care Center
Wells Fargo Bank
Workforce Solutions

Turnaround Houston Harvey Disaster Recovery Temporary Jobs

Turnaround Houston and H-GAC’s Gulf Coast Workforce Board - Workforce Solutions, have partnered to implement the National Disaster Workforce Recovery Program which provides temporary jobs to support the City of Houston’s post-Harvey efforts for the extensive cleanup and repairs of various City facilities and public spaces, as well as respond to the increased demands of City services, and provide humanitarian assistance to Houstonians devastated by Harvey.

In order to participate in the Turnaround Houston Disaster Recovery Collaborative, Workforce Solutions requires that individuals be pre-determined eligible for the temporary positions. Eligibility requirements:

  1. Must have lost a job due to Harvey;
  2. Have been unemployed for 10 weeks or more and are still actively searching for work; or
  3. Is currently receiving unemployment insurance.

Persons interested in these positions can visit any Workforce Solutions Career Center http://www.wrksolutions.com/find-a-location for eligibility determinations.

Turnaround Houston is a Collaborative Partner with

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