SER-Jobs for Progress
SER-Jobs for Progress is
Our 150 professionals and paraprofessionals serve nearly 100,000 customers annually through seven locations with specialties from psychology to education to career guidance and placement.† While the company serves anyone needing services, it also operates programs targeted towards groups like youth 16 to 21, individuals 55 and over, recently arrived refugees and welfare recipients looking for work.
SERís management team consists of trained professionals with an average of 15 years experience in the field.† The companyís president, Jose L. Cela, has been with SER since 1979.† He leads a diverse group that is representative of the communities the organization serves.† Throughout the organizationís history, it has been there when local governments have needed help such as during the Mariel boatlift, civil and social unrest, multiple hurricanes and other major events.† The company manages tens of millions of dollars annually without incident.
Gaviria-Lopez, vice president, heads the largest division, SER One-Stop
Solutions.† One-Stop Solutions is the
operator of the one-stop career centers in
Advanced Technical Centers is the education division.† This division operates a technical school.† The school offers a unique blend of high-tech and high-touch, with small class groups and easy access to faculty and counselors.† Job placement is the goal for all students.† Some of the institutionsí credentials follow.
Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education
Licensed by the
Certified by the
Licensed by the
Certified as a
Certified as a Microsoft IT Academy
Member of Computing Technology Industry Assoc, CompTIA
South Fla. Workforce certified for Individual Training Accounts
Reinaldo Exposito, director, leads the social services division.† This group of psychologists, social workers and other professionals operate contracts targeting historically hard-to-place populations including at-risk youth, recently arrived refugees, and unemployed seniors.† Services are offered at three community offices.
The companyís CFO, Manuel Cordoba, manages fiscal, administrative, human resource and facilities matters.
A volunteer board of directors heads the
organization.† Among the boardís main
functions are policymaking, financial oversight and the overall direction of
the organization.† Chaired by
The companyís client list is long and varied.† The major economic partners include the following.
Workforce One/Broward Workforce Board
US Department of Education Higher Education Act
SER-Jobs for Progress, National Office
SER is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids & services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice phone numbers listed on the page may be reached by dialing the Florida Relay # 711