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1 This presentation was created by The Office for Veterans Workforce Development Welcome to the Connecticut Department of Labor

2 2 We counted on you... NOW You can count on us for... Job Opportunities Training Resources Thank You for Your Service!

3 3 Our Mission The Office for Veterans Workforce Development assists veterans and covered persons with their employment and training needs Job service assistance Referral to supportive services Intensive career services (case management) State and federal program information/referral Insure priority of services for veterans Encourage use of all CTWorks resources Advocate for veterans

4 Serving the Connecticut Veteran population of more than 300,000. (about 9% of the state are Veterans)

5 5 Veteran Employment Representative Locations 5 Regional Offices and 9 Satellite Offices U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Office Other Outstations CT state community colleges & universities VA Medical Centers US Veterans Affairs Vet Centers Homeless shelters

6 6 Military members who have separated within the past 36 months Service connected disabled veterans Campaign badge veterans Veterans with non-service disabilities Veterans with 180 consecutive days active duty (not including training), not serving in support of any conflict National Guard/Reserves members (Title 10) Homeless veterans Covered Persons Veterans Eligible for Services

7 7 Program Overview Priority of Service Veterans Intensive Services DOL & CTWorks One-Stop Career Centers Resource Centers Workshops Training Options Additional Resources

8 8 Priority of Service The Jobs for Veterans Act of November 2002 created priority of services for Veterans and Covered Persons for all U.S. Department of Labor federally funded employment and training programs

9 9 Intensive Services (Case Management) Disabled Recently separated Campaign badge Chronic unemployment For Veterans/covered persons with barriers to employment & training that may include: Homeless Ex-offender Legal/medical issues

10 10 Veterans Representatives & the Career Centers Job Searching Career/Vocational Assistance Labor Market Information Training Resource Centers (workshops, fax, computers, internet, copiers, telephones, newspapers, résumé paper & envelopes)Resource Centers Résumé Assistance Eligibility for Referral to Other Benefits and Programs

11 11 Available throughout the state. Click here and select your area.Click here Professional Development Workshops Workforce Investment Act Orientation Job Searching Techniques Networking Job Applications Résumé Writing & Critique Cover Letters Interviewing Skills Computer Skills Job Retention

12 12 Education & Training Opportunities Workforce Investment Act Training Apprenticeships Education and Training Connection Universities & Community Colleges State Vocational/Technical Schools

13 13 Additional Resources G.I. Bill VRAP (Veterans Retraining Assistance Program) VRAP Connecticut Veteran Tuition Waiver Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment CT Bureau of Rehabilitation Services Small Business Administration Community Economic Development Fund Adult Education

14 14 Disability Accommodations Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Human Rights & Opportunities Commission Office of Protection & Advocacy ADA Coalition of Connecticut CT Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Advocacy & Assistance

15 15 USERRA Uniformed Services Employment And Reemployment Rights Act Prevents Veterans from being discriminated against as a result of military service Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment & Training Service (VETS) For information/assistance, click here, call ,click here or contact ESGR (Employment Support for the Guard and Reserve)ESGR USERRA

16 We hope this presentation has been of assistance. If you have further questions, please click here to contact your local Veteran Employment Representative.click here Thank you for your service. 16


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