We Help People Identify and Overcome Barriers to Employment
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc., (CRR) is a nonprofit, multi-service, United Way of Greater Houston agency. It was established in 1945 by B’nai B’rith as the Jewish Vocational Guidance Services.
Our Vision: To be the premier agency providing services for people with barriers.
Our Mission: To help people identify and overcome barriers to employment.
Our Motto: Helping people find a Path to Success.
We help to empower job seekers with job readiness training, career guidance, job placement assistance, job retention counseling, and employment-related supportive services. Our enrichment classes include GED exam preparation, computer classes, and both adult basic education and computer classes in American Sign Language for persons who are deaf or hearing-impaired. Read More
Our specialized programs include but are not limited to persons who are skilled and unskilled workers, disabled, homeless, deaf or hearing-impaired, ex-offenders, older workers, persons challenged by a disability, and individuals recovering from substance use disorder. Many of our clients are economically disadvantaged and need intensive employment services with case management to overcome these obstacles.
However, we also assist professionals who are highly skilled or possess college degrees, but need guidance to enter their chosen fields, change careers, or transfer skills to another source of employment. Read More
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. is conducting a search to replace our longstanding Chief Executive Officer.
Dr. Vernus C. Swisher will be retiring after a career of 22 years with CRR.
The Chief Executive Officer will:
• work with the Board of Directors,
• implement CRR’s strategic plan,
• lead a growing fundraising effort, and
• assure successful management of CRR’s programs, and staff.
He or she should have:
• a proven track record of innovation,
• strategic planning,
• interacting with a board of directors along with out-standing leadership,
• management and communication skills.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resumes to Jane Howze, Managing Director, The Alexander Group.
Demand for our services has doubled in the past ten years, and continues to grow. Read more