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Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar November 8 th, 2011: 2:00 - 3:00.

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1 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar November 8 th, 2011: 2:00 - 3:00

2 2 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar

3 3 To submit a question, type the question in the text field and press your Enter/Return key. Please enter the name to whom the question is directed. Your name and your question will appear on your screen, indicating successful submission. Questions are directly transmitted to presentersno other participants will see your questions. Submitting Questions: Closed Chat Text Field Gary, where can I find todays PPT?

4 4 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative WebinarPractice In the Chat Room, please type the name of your organization, your location, and how many people are attending with you today.

5 5 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Access to Webinar Resources WEBINAR RESOURCES: Recordings and transcripts are available within 2 business days after the event.

6 6 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Moderator Michael Qualter Unit Chief – WIA Performance Employment and Training Administration

7 7 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Featured Speakers Presenters GERRI FIALA Deputy Assistant Secretary Employment and Training Administration JOSEPH JUAREZ Deputy Assistant Secretary Veterans Employment and Training Service

8 8 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative Overview On August 5, 2011, President Obama announced a comprehensive plan to lower veteran unemployment and ensure service members leave the military career-ready On November 7, 2011 the President announced further details of this plan

9 9 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar –That announcement includes the availability of a Gold Card for Post 9/11 Era Veterans –The Gold Card Initiative is a joint effort between ETA and VETS Gold Card Initiative Overview

10 10 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar What is the Gold Card? An online certificate downloaded and printed by Post 9/11 Era Veterans Gold Cards are also available through Transition Assistant Program (TAP) Employment Workshops A source of basic information and for presentation at One-Stop Career Centers Provides participants with access to enhanced core and intensive services Gold Card Initiative Overview

11 11 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar

12 12 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Services Combines skill assessment, career coaching, job search assistance and follow-up Covers a 6 month period to jump start the participants reconnection to the civilian labor force Services are both in-person and online Gold Card Initiative Overview

13 13 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative In-person Services In-person Services Comprehensive Assessment (Veterans and One-Stop staff are encouraged to fully access on-line assessment tools) Development of an Individual Development Plan Monthly contact from an assigned case manager for 6 months

14 14 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative Intake and Eligibility The Gold Card does NOT change any intake procedures under Veterans Priority of Service The Gold Card does NOT change any eligibility criteria for DVOP/LVER or WIA services For Post 9/11 Era Veterans accessing One-Stops, the Gold Card simply adds the eligibility for the enhanced set of in-person services In conjunction with the existing procedures for determining eligibility for DVOP/LVER or WIA services, Post 9/11 Era status will be determined Separate verification of Post 9/11 Era status is NOT required

15 15 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative Roles and Responsibilities VETS has committed to supporting this Initiative by increasing the delivery of intensive services by DVOP specialists and LVER staff ETA has committed to supporting this Initiative by increasing the delivery of intensive services by WIA staff DVOP, LVER or other staff will provide the client with appropriate services, such as resume development, referral to training, and job referral State and local officials are encourage to take the necessary initiatives to handle increased workload

16 16 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative ETA Online Services My Next Move for Veterans Self-service career exploration tool customized for veterans Enhanced look-up by branch of service and military code or title Translate military occupation to civilian careers for job search and resume-writing Find related training and job listings

17 17 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative ETA Online Services CareerOneStop Veterans Resources The CareerOneStop Veterans ReEmployment site is the one-stop location for employment, training and financial help after military service

18 18 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative ETA Online Services CareerOneStop Veterans resources provide links to: Transition Resources Information about Unemployment Benefits Military-to-Civilian Job Search

19 19 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Gold Card Initiative ETA Online Services My Next Move for Veterans –http://www.mynextmove.org/vets/http://www.mynextmove.org/vets/ CareerOneStop Veterans resources –http://www.careeronestop.org/VetsJobshttp://www.careeronestop.org/VetsJobs

20 20 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Please enter your questions into the Chat Room! Question and Answer Period

21 21 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Share Your Ideas with Your Peers! Share your demand-driven strategic plans, models, innovations, resources, and ideas! You have the option to submit content for review by uploading the resource or providing a link to the resource.

22 22 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar Access to Webinar Resources WEBINAR RESOURCES: Recordings and transcripts are available within 2 business days after the event.

23 23 Post 9/11 ERA Veterans Gold Card Initiative Webinar For more information about the Workforce Investment System: Visit Call US2-JOBS


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