Free career workshop for veterans to be held this month - Tucson News Now

Free career workshop for veterans to be held this month

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Kino Veterans' Workforce Center is offering a free career workshop for veterans to learn about on-the-job opportunities.

The workshop on April 22 will run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the center at 2801 E. Ajo Way, according to a news release.

Pima County Community Services personnel will talk about on-the-job opportunities.

Pima County One-Stop Career Center opened the Kino Veterans' Workforce Center in 2012 to help military veterans find jobs and get training, benefits and support services; and to help employers hire veterans, officials said.

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

To sign up or for more information, call (520) 740-4646 or (520) 243-6700.

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