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  • Veterans can learn about on-the-job opportunities at free April 22 career workshop

    Apr 16, 2014 | Read More News
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    Veterans will explore career and job opportunities, search strategies and tools at a free workshop on Tuesday, April 22, at the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way.
    Veterans career flier
    The workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m. Mary Palma, with Pima County Community Services, Employment and Training, will talk about on-the-job opportunities.

    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