The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded the City of Houston a grant for temporary job positions to assist in the aftermath of Harvey! The positions range from labor positions to semi-professional and professional. Interested applicants must register at a Workforce Solutions office. Locations can be found by clicking the following link: http://www.wrksolutions.com/find-a-location
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Please be advised that in order to qualify for employment in this program, individuals must meet at least one or more of the following criteria:
Individuals who are temporarily or permanently dislocated from work because of Hurricane Harvey, or
Individuals who are dislocated workers: 1 or 2
1. A and B and C
A. Laid off or received notice of lay off; And
B. Receiving or eligible to receive Unemployment Benefits or have Exhausted unemployment benefits; AND
C. Who are unlikely to return to their previous occupation or industry, or
2. Veteran discharged under honorable conditions within the last 48 months, or
Individuals who are long-term unemployed. “Long-term unemployed” means unemployed and searching for employment for 10 weeks or more at the time they apply for Workforce Solutions financial aid, or
Self-employed individuals who became unemployed or significantly underemployed because of Hurricane Harvey. Workforce Solutions will identify eligible candidates for these positions once they are registered.
Here is a partial listing of available positions:
Semi skilled laborer
Community relations specialist
Customer service representative
Senior community liaison
Senior refuse truck driver
We would appreciate your assistance by sharing this information in your weekly announcements and websites for people you know looking for work. There are still positions waiting to be filled! If you have further questions or follow-up, please contact Traci Nolen at 713.993.2468 or email firstname.lastname@example.org