Free Dec. 17 career workshop will help Veterans identify, talk about their skills
Dec 10, 2013
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Veterans will learn how to talk about their hard and soft skills while pursuing employment or a career at a free workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way.
The workshop, which begins at 8:30 a.m., will include:
• Determining and understanding what skills are in Veterans’ toolboxes
• How to talk about skills gained in military service in a way that applies to civilian life and work
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