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.

Career Fair at Cal State LA, Oct 30, 2015

California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Dr. , Los Angeles,

Located in the GOLDEN EAGLE BALLROOM in the Golden Eagle Building

>Dress to Impress

> Govt Agencies/Federal Contractors will be present!
>Internet Access will be available

RSVP: GONZALO CENTENO 323-343-3140 (within 2 weeks of event)

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.

Who we are

This is a new site for women veterans in Los Angeles County. The Verdugo Job Center, Glendale YWCA and Verdugo Wellness Center have assembled a military women advisory board to facilitate events, meetups, resources for military women. We have resources to offer job training, career counseling and work-life support. But most important, all of this will be an opportunity for women who have served, or are serving, in our military to connect with each other and help each other navigate the worlds of work, health and life.