Turnaround Houston!

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Turnaround 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:

Turnaround Houston Disaster Recovery Fair

When: November 2nd , 2017  9AM – 2 PM
Where: Tidwell Community Center 720 Spaulding Houston, Texas 77016

As part of Turnaround Houston Disaster Recovery, The City of Houston  is seeking individuals who lost a job because of the storm or have been unemployed for more than ten weeks to fill open positions. There are more than 400 opportunities available help repair and rebuild job public facilities damaged by Hurricane Harvey. All positions are temporary, full-time and lasting up to one year.

Positions include:
Abatement Laborer
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant - Bilingual (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese or Arabic)
Carpenter
Code Enforcement Officers
Community Canvasser
Community Canvasser - Bilingual (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese or Arabic)
Community Service Inspector
Customer Service Representative
Electrician
Engineer
Equipment Operator
Equipment Worker
Field Supervisor
Graduate Engineer
Irrigator Installer
Laborer
Painter
Plan Analyst
Plumber
Semi-Skilled Laborer
Utility Worker

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A POSITION YOU MUST:

  • Visit a Workforce Solutions Office before November 1st AND
  • Have been unemployed for the past 10 weeks OR have claimed unemployment due to Hurricane Harvey

Final interviews will take place at the Tidwell Community Center on November 2nd.