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  • Free April 8 workshop will help Veterans use websites to find jobs, careers

    Apr 03, 2014 | Read More News
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    Veterans will learn about websites that can help them find a job or career at a free workshop on Tuesday, April 8, at the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way.

    Kino Veterans' Workforce CenterThe workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m.

    Michelle Simon, project coordinator for the Pima County Public Library’s Self-Employment and Career Readiness Services, will talk about LinkedIn. David Balderama, with the Arizona Department of Economic Security’s Veteran Employment Services, will talk about Arizona Job Connection.

    A workshop flier is available as a printable PDF. 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 in 2012 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