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Veterans Job Fair!

Veterans: we have the part-time and full-time opportunities you've been looking for. All job-seekers welcome!

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YouthBuild Houston

If you're 18-24, you can get PAID to earn your GED and train for a construction career! Enroll now!

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Now Hiring!

SER is looking for awesome people to join our team! If you have a passion for helping, check out our career opportunities!


Now enrolling: SCSEP

Individuals ages 55+ interested in learning new skills to re-enter the workforce are now being sought to sign up for the Senior Community...

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Save the Date!

Friday, October 16th, 2015: SER's 50th Anniversary Gala Join SER in celebrating half a century of Building Our Workforce

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SER provides a variety of programs and services

What does SER do?

SER-Jobs for Progress provides education, vocational training, and employment services to individuals in need, empowering them with the...

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Education Services

With a variety of educational resources including on-site GED, and PLATO online courses, SER helps clients meet their goals

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Training Programs

SER's innovative vocational training programs help clients get the skills and credentials needed to succeed in today's workforce

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Employment Services

From large scale job fairs and our free online job bank to customized hiring events and placement, SER links job seekers and employers

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Empowerment Resources

Empowering individuals through SER's Financial Opportunity Center, service navigation, green community resources, and more.

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Success Stories

  • Avelia Q.

    Avelia Q. came in to SER’s info session to learn about Green Core Construction training and Weatherization in June of 2011.

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Current Events

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Current News

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  • Community Job Fair! | Looking for a job or new career opportunity? We are hosting a job fair in conjunction with the Houston Food Bank on September 25th from 1-3 pm. All job seekers...
  • Veterans Job Fair! | Looking for a job or new career opportunity? We are hosting a job fair on September 16th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. All job seekers welcome! Please help us spread...

Recent Stars

Dominique Draper

Position: Material Handler
Company: Piping Technology & Products
SER Program: SER Youth

Oscar Rosales

Position: Welder
Company: Hose Master, Inc.
SER Program: Welding

Our Job Bank

SER encourages employers and job seekers alike to take full advantage of our free online job bank. Simply create an account and login to post and/or view the latest openings in a variety of industries. Employers: save hundreds on recruiting costs by posting available positions with SER and gain access to thousands of qualified candidates to find the match that meets your company's needs. Register to view our job bank today!

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Ways to Support and Give

You can help SER fulfill it's mission by donating in a variety of ways. Volunteers are always needed for both short and long-term commitments. SER also accepts in-kind donations and monetary contributions, both of which are tax-deductable.

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Visit Our Store

Bring a little piece of SER home with you by supporting our online store. Here you'll find hand-crafted eco-friendly products created by SER clients, as well as tickets and sponsorship packages for special events, including our gala. All proceeds from store sales benefit SER's programs and services.

Now available: handmade adirondack chairs 

Created by our construction students, these rustic chairs will be the perfect addition to your lawn, patio, porch, or poolside - perfect for summer relaxation in the sun! Custom paint and/or stain available.

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