Southwest Key Houston Hiring Fair
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Make a difference in the lives of youth by joining the team at Southwest Key Programs!Interview on Wednesday, April 11th for your chance toopen doors to opportunity so individuals can achieve their dreams.
Southwest Key, a national non-profit, provides quality education, safe shelter and alternatives to incarceration for thousands of youth each day, while helping families become economically self-sufficient. We are expanding our team of individuals who want to work with children and youth, and work in a fun, family environment! Please join us at our upcoming hiring fairs in Brownsville. Walk-ins welcome!!
We're hiring for multiple positions, including:
Youth Care Workers
Date: Wednesday, March 21
Location: Amigoland Event Center, 1010 Mexico Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Dress Code: Business casual
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
Must be fluent in English and Spanish
NOTE: please be prepared for an extended wait time at the hiring fair (up to several hours).We conduct interviews on a first-come, first-served basis. See the "What can I expect from the Southwest Key Hiring Fair?" section in the FAQs below for more details.
Bring With You:
Valid driver's license or government-issued photo ID
Social Security Card or Permanent Resident Card
Books, phone, tablet, music, etc. to keep you occupied should there be a wait time at the event
Interested in Southwest Key but unable to attend the hiring fair? Use the Contact Us feature to reach out to our recruitment team or review the last two questions in the FAQ section below.
The inspiring youth and parents we work with are seeking the American dream: equality, education, and a higher quality of life. At Southwest Key, we simply open the doors to opportunity so they can achieve these dreams, and we're thrilled to open our doors to YOU on the 21st.
What steps should I take if I'm interested in this event?
You can prepare for the Southwest Key Hiring Fair on Wednesday, March 21st in a few easy steps:
Pre-register through this site.Click the green "Register" button, select your"ticket" quantity (only option is 1), and click "Checkout". Complete your registration by entering your contact information when prompted on the following page.
Update & print your resume. You'll need to bring an updated/current resume to the event to facilitate your on-site interview.
Learn more about working at Southwest Key! We want you to be as excited about working with us as we are about expanding our team! Visit our career site atwww.swkey.org/about/jobs and connect with us via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Once you've completed the above steps, all that's left is to arrive at the event on Wednesday, March 21st. Don't forget your resume and photo ID, and something to keep you occupied during your wait at the event!
What roles are you hiring for during this hiring fair?
At the hiring fair, we are focused on hiring Clinicians, Case Managers, Cooks, Youth Care Workers,Maintenance Team, and IT Specialists. We have other positions available in the greater Brownsville area; however, the roles mentioned above are the main focus of the hiring fair. You may visit our career site atwww.swkey.org/about/jobsto learn more about all of our current openings.
Are these full-time or part-time roles?
Depending on the role, we have both full time, part time, and seasonal positions available. Employees work bothtraditional and non traditional hours, and seasonal employees have the potential opportunity to be brought on permanently if positions become available. These roles also have a full, paid training program!
Can you tell me more about Southwest Key?
Southwest Key is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to improve the lives of children and their families. We arehere to provide quality education, safe shelter and alternatives to incarceration for thousands of youth each day, while helping families become economically self-sufficient.Wecontract with government agencies and private foundations to operate three types of programs throughout the country: youth justice programs, charter schools for kids in underserved neighborhoods, and shelters for immigrant youth.Because of Southwest Key, thousands of youth have been diverted from prisons, jails, and institutions. Immigrant children have been reunified with their families. Children at risk of dropping out have stayed in school. And adults have been equipped to provide for their families.We operate programs in 7 states: Texas, Arizona, California, Georgia, New York, Wisconsin and Florida. Additionally,Southwest Key was recently ranked #4 among the Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits in America by Hispanic Business Magazine.
What can I expect from the Southwest Key Hiring Fair?
Southwest Key Hiring Fairs conduct interviews on a first-come, first-served basis. Candidates will be greeted by our team upon arrival to learn more about working at Southwest Key. Hiring managers will conduct a 30 minute face-to-face interview after a quick info session. Qualified candidates could be extended job offers on-the-spot and could expect to begin the hiring/onboarding process on-site at the event. Candidates could expect to be at the event for up to several hours. Please be sure to bring your photo ID and updated resume to facilitate your interview, as well as books, phone, tablet, music, etc. to keep you occupied should there be a wait time at the event.
What are the requirements to work at Southwest Key?
All employees must be bilingual in English and Spanish, have a valid driver's license, clear a criminal background check, be at least 21 years of age or older, and have a high school diploma or GED. Candidates can expect other role-specific requirements, depending on the position.
Do I need to bring a resume?
Yes! All candidates, regardless if you've applied to the position in advance, should bring your updated resume to facilitate your on-site interview.
Should I apply for any of the roles prior to the hiring fair?
It's preferred, but not required. Please visit www.swkey.org/about/jobsto view all of our current openings and apply for the roles that are of interest to you.
Should I pre-register through Eventbrite for the hiring fair?
Yes, we strongly encourage all interested candidates to indicate their interest in these exciting roles by pre-registering through Eventbrite. It will allow our team to better prepare for your arrival and most importantly, if you are unable to attend, we will be able to connect with you to continue the application and interview process.
What should I wear?
The event dress code is business casual attire.
How much time should I expect to spend at the hiring fair?
Most candidates can expect to be at the event for a minimum of 1 hour, but could expect to be at the event for up to 3 hours. If you have completed an application via www.swkey.org/about/jobsin advance, you can save approximately 30 minutes on-site at the event. If you are extended a job offer on-site, you can expect to be there longer to begin the hiring/onboarding process. Be sure to bring your updated resume and a photo ID, as well as books, phone, tablet, music, etc. to keep you occupied should there be a wait time at the event.
What are my parking options at the hiring fair?
Free parking is available at the event location.
I'm interested in these roles but I cannot attend the hiring fair. What should I do?
No problem! Please contactSouthwest Key recruiter Toni Goetz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 622-7070.
Where can I contact the Southwest Key Recruitment Team with questions?
Use the "contact us" form on this page or reach out to Southwest Key recruiterToni Goetz email@example.com or (262) 622-7070.Please allow 1-2 business days for a response.
Southwest Key Programs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. TheSouthwest Key Programs provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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