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November 6, 2009 7:15:30 AM PST
SER Jobs and ADVANCE- Houston will be hosting 30 organizations and over 1,000 job seekers at a non-profit job fair today.[FIND A JOB: See listings for jobs around the Houston area]
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It will be held today 1pm to 4pm. More than 30 nonprofit organizations are scheduled to be at the United Way (50 Waugh Drive) to recruit talented individuals with college degrees that seek positions in fields including education, social services and employment.

Exhibitors will recruit for current and future positions as well as volunteer and internship opportunities. Many positions are funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Attendees and exhibitors can still register by visiting: serhouston.org. Job seekers must pre-register by sending an email to:jobfair@serhouston.org or contacting Ariana Campos at 713-773-6000 x140. Attendees must have an entry ticket to attend.

  • WHO: SER-Jobs for Progress and AVANCE, Inc-Houston
  • WHAT: Job Fair for Non-profit Professionals
  • WHEN: Friday, November 6th, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: United Way Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX
  • WHY: Recent studies have shown that nearly half of the 5.4 million Americans who have been out of work longer than six months held white-collar or professional jobs that are rarely subject to long spells of unemployment. With the rise of Houston's unemployment rate to 8.5 percent SER Jobs For Progress- Houston is committed to helping save existing jobs and creating new employment opportunities by leveraging the ARRA funds.

    INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

    To schedule an interview with agencies that are currently hiring in the non-profit industry or seasoned job seekers making a career change or entering the non-profit field for the first time, please contact: Cassandra Andrade 954-588-7693

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