Welcome to SER Metro-Detroit's latest newsletter; inside you'll find amazing highlights of our participants, upcoming opportunities, events and training programs.
Participant Highlights
Fall Harvest Fest
The Fall Harvest Fest was held on Oct. 28, 2021 and was a blast! This event was for our high school participants at the SW and East locations. Students were able to unwind and destress crafting with sand art and t-shirt painting.
SER Construction Talent HUB Open House
The SER Construction Talent Hub Open House was held on Nov. 16, 2021. This event was for individuals interested in the YouthBuild and ReBuild Detroit programs.

Participants were able to learn about SER's construction training, received GED information and were provided with apprenticeship opportunities. There were also raffles and prizes for those who participated and special guest speakers for the City of Detroit, MUST Careers and the Operating Engineers.

If you or anyone you know is interested in joining and working in the construction and skilled trades, please go here and complete the form.
Employment Fair
The Employment Fair was held on Nov. 18, 2021. The Employment Fair provided young adults with the chance to meet with employers and apply for entry level positions. Employers such as, Above & Beyond Learning Childcare, RNA Janitorial, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and more!
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Detroit At Work
Pathways to Prosperity
If you know someone returning to Detroit from a State of Michigan prison and want to help them get on the right path, please refer them to the Detroit At Work Pathways to Prosperity program. This program offers education and certifications, paid job training, job placement, career coaching and so much more.
Free Hotspots/Wi-Fi
Detroit At Work is offering free Hotspots/Wi-Fi for those who are low-income or receive public assistance.

To get your free Hotspot, call (313) 962-9675 x4100
The Ford Resource & Engagement Center (FREC) hosts their Jobs Hotline every Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Participants will get the latest news on jobs and training, resume building, hiring events and more!
Another Successful Amigos de SER Awards Ceremony
The Amigos de SER Virtual Awards Ceremony was held on Oct. 20, 2021, and was a huge success! For this year’s ceremony we gave special recognition to our corporate and community partners and highlighted the outstanding achievements of our graduates. This event also helped us raise funds critical to support SER’s workforce development and education programs, including our alternative high school, our financial literacy program and apprenticeship readiness training. 

Click the image below to watch the live event!
Coming Up
Year Round Youth
The Year Round Youth program provides job services, career coaching and free training for young adults in Detroit. This program focuses on academic enrichment, tutoring and mentoring activities, leadership training and career guidance and counseling.

This program seeks to improve the long-term employment prospects of young people by providing case management, basic work readiness skills training, occupational training and paid work experience.
The YouthBuild program integrates education with hands-on construction and IT training.

The program develops the youth’s leadership skills and readiness for post-secondary training opportunities and the workplace through a combination of service learning projects, career development training and exploration activities, and the construction worksite component.
Upcoming Events
Job Fair
On Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, the Ford Resource & Engagement Center (FREC) will be hosting a virtual job fair from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mobile Secretary of State
Meet with the Secretary of State at SER Metro-Detroit!
This event will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and is for participants and students, ages 16-24, who are currently enrolled in or interested in a SER Metro-Detroit Youth Program.

Participants will be able to get their State ID Card, renew their ID/Driver's License, register to vote and get their questions answered.
FREE Flu Shot Vouchers
Bank of America and CVS Health have partnered together to provide free flu shot vouchers in underserved communities. These vouchers are available at SER Metro-Detroit and must be redeemed by March 2022.

The vouchers can be picked up at 5555 Conner and 5200 Stecker.
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