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  • Free Nov. 19 workshop to help Veterans explore using social media to pursue employment

    Nov 12, 2013 | Read More News
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    Veterans will explore using social media to pursue employment or a career at a free workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way.

    Kino Veterans' Workforce CenterThe workshop, which begins at 8:30 a.m., will include understanding the benefits and drawbacks of social media, who looks at it and which sites are the most effective for job searches.

    In the afternoon, Veterans will be able to conduct online career assessments and research the current labor market.

    To sign up or obtain more information, please call (520) 740-4646 or (520) 243-6700.

    Pima County One-Stop Career Center opened the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center last year to help military Veterans find jobs and get training, benefits and support services; and to help employers hire Veterans.

    One-Stop’s partners in the Center include the U.S. Departments of Labor, Defense and Veterans Affairs; the Arizona Departments of Veterans Services and Economic Security; Pima Community College; Community Partnership of Southern Arizona and Rally Point; CODAC/Comin’ Home; Tucson Veterans Serving Veterans; Salvation Army; Old Pueblo Community Services; Primavera Foundation; the Arizona Veterans Commission; SER Jobs for Progress; and local employers.

    The Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center offers:
    • Peer support, drop-in and welcome
    • Career counseling and job search assistance
    • Help with resumes, interview and phone techniques
    • Skill and aptitude assessments
    • Computer labs and office equipment
    • Behavioral health services and recovery
    • Occupational skills training
    • Adult education, tutoring and study skills
    • Benefits counseling and claims assistance – education, medical care, disability
    • Assistance with housing and other basic needs during transition to employment
    • Business recruitment and workforce training assistance