California Conservation Corps Has Job Programs for Veterans

The California Conservation Corps has a veteran program which houses and trains veterans for fire careers. They are actively recruiting for their Veteran program. Their Fire Veteran training with the USFS is scheduled for mid- April.  It is a great training and opportunity for Veterans who are interested in careers with fire agencies.

They also have a Fisheries Program that has expanded this year to more locations, Fortuna, Ukiah, San Luis Obispo and Camarillo. Please share the attached flyer with your veteran network.

CCC Recruitment Unit
California Conservation Corps
916-341-3228

web link:  www.ccc.ca.gov

CCC_Recruitment_Poster

Veteran Services from 211

Here is a link to the services that phone number 211 provides in LA County for Veterans,  https://www.211la.org/lacommunityveteransportal/veterans-military-services/female-veterans/

Services Include:

Women Veterans Call Center, Jobs for Female Veterans, Financial Health, Shelters for Women, Child Care, Transportation Assistance

 

Reboot Event Octorber 19 – Attend with our Meetup Group Members!

Monday, October 19, 2015, 9:00 AM

National University
5245 Pacific Concourse Dr #100, 90045, los angeles, CA

National Veteran Transition Services, also known as REBOOT, has launched the women veterans initiative. It is the only program of its kind that provides the tools needed for a successful transition back to civilian life. Our Meetup Group will be attending, so join them by joining Meetup.com and adding your name to their list of attendees: Link to our Meetup Group for this event.

Honor a Hero – Hire a Vet Job & Resource Fair October 22 – Woodland Hills, CA

9th Annual “Honor a Hero – Hire a Vet” Job & Resource Fair
October 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 11am to 3pm
Where: Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
call for more information: 818-379-7000
Click here for more information

VJC Women Veterans Advisory Board Joins the Veterans Coalition of Glendale

Next Meeting October 15, then every third Thursday.

In order to make our Advisory Committee more efficient, productive and connected, we are joining the Veterans Coalition of Glendale. Our meetings will take place in conjunction with the Coalition every third Thursday of the month at Glendale City Hall.

On October 15th during our next coalition meeting, we will have Nathan Graeser, Community Liaison for USC’s Center for Innovation and Research for Veterans and Military families and who runs the monthly L.A. Veterans Collaborative, to share his work and vision regarding community. He will also share his desire to learn more about our coalition to incorporate into USC CIR’s research.

We will also have updates on Veterans Village and about planned events for November 11, 2015 – Veterans Day.

Veterans Career Summit – July 14, 2015

Empowering our service members, veterans and military families with opportunities to lead, and thrive in our communities – July 14, 2015 8:00am to 5:00pm; location is the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall 1816 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Sponsored by Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti.

A Veterans Career Summit will be held on July 14, 2015 to celebrate the one year anniversary of the launch of “10,000 Strong.” The summit will aim to connect 1,000 veterans with career and business resources. This one day event will help job seekers and veteran entrepreneurs network with career and business experts, connect job seekers with on-site hiring managers, and provide valuable tools for veteran entrepreneurs to access capital, develop business proposals, and compete for government contracts. Here is a link to Summit WEB site

Women Veterans Resource Panel & Workshop

JVSVeteransFirst
Monday, June 1 at 11:00am-1:00pm
location: West Hollywood Library – Wells Fargo Community Meeting Room, 625 Norht San Cicente Blvd., 1st floor, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Information Session will include the following topics:

Housing, Nathaniel Boehme from New Directions for Veterans; Finance, Lyrice Marsh from First Financial Security; EBenefits, Denise Self from Veterans Administration; Stress Management, Gail Soffer from Mindful Warriour Project; Educational Benefits, Community College Veterans Officer.

Get your questions answered. Refreshments served.

click here to RSVP for limited seating or call Alicia at 310-776-6245

Military Women Leadership Conference, Glendale CA

Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT).
location: YWCA of Glendale, 735 East Lexington Drive, Glendale, CA 91206

Women Veterans should be setting the cadence for other women to follow. The Military Women Leadership Conference is designed to benefit the women veterans who attend with a direct learning experience that can be used and further developed. The day is long yet rewarding because we have guests from multiple backgrounds providing a breadth of information. Organizations presenting will include: The Verdugo Job Center, Employment Development Dept (EDD), Wellness Works, Calvet, Vet Hunters, World Financial Group, Millennium Momentum Foundation, EBV Consultants and Encouragement Center, and Volunteers of America. This day is designed to build confident leaders who will have the knowledge and hunger to share the information they gain. A representative from Verdugo Jobs Center will present a workshop about available free, short-term training programs for high demand jobs in entertainment, medical, administrative and IT / Computers – available for women veterans. She will also provide resume and interview tips, and information about special career resources available for women veterans at the VJC. There will be raffles and a gas card of $50.00 will be awarded to the veteran with the most guests! (must be vets). A Leadership Certificate of Recognition will be awarded to each participant who attends the full day ! The Certificate can be shown at your future job interviews. Come make connections, grow in self and professional development, and share your professional experiences with other female military women. Together, we can set the cadence for future leaders.