|Booker T. Washington Center - Job Training/Resume Writing||This program is for teens and adults who want to improve their job prospects. It includes resume writing and revising, practice interviews, understanding types of training necessary for certain jobs, job search tips, and some skills development for specific entry level career paths.||Erie||Booker T. Washington Center||Booker T. Washington Center|
|Corporate America Supports You||Corporate America Supports You (CASY) focuses on assisting National Guard and Reserve members, as well as Veterans in employment training, counseling, and job placement. A team of highly educated and experienced military spouses, caregivers, and veterans are specialized in employment assessment, gap skills training, skills validation, targeted resume assistance, virtual training, mentorship /professional development, and financial health training for everyone within our military and veteran communities.
Programs and services include:|
- Military Skills Translation
- Resume Review
- Interview Prep
- Employer Connection
- Career Development & Training
- Resources specific to veteran employment
|Military Spouse Corporate Career Network||Military Spouse Corporate Career Network|
|Employment Assistant Project (EAP)||The EAP (Employment Assistant Project) offers job search assistance, job readiness, ono-on-one mentoring and any other needed assistance for employment. Assistance includes resume preparation, completing job applications and mock interviews. The EAP identifies potential employers willing to consider ex-offenders for hire.||Dauphin||Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc.||Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc. |
|Family Services of Western Pennsylvania - Military Veterans Employment Work Group||Family Services of Western Pennsylvania's Military Veterans Employment Work Group provides employment assistance to veterans and military members. Includes assistance with resume preparation, filling out applications, job search techniques, and notifying potential employers of the skills acquired during military service.||Westmoreland||Community Partnership Services||Family Services of Western Pennsylvania|
|Farmer Veteran Coalition||The Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) works with veterans in the food and farming community in all 50 states, to provide farming education, and veteran assistance to those in need.
FVC works with veterans, their families, and employers to support those returning to or beginning careers in food and farming and develops viable employment and meaningful careers through the collaboration of the farming and military communities.
Veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 are encouraged by FVC to participate in the program.
||Farmer Veteran Coalition||Farmer Veteran Coalition|
|Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network||Assists veterans in finding employment through programs, mentorships, networking and job leads. Educates employers on how to hire local veterans.||Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network||Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network|
|Job Interview Training - Cambria County CareerLink||Provide individual or group training for people who want to learn to be effective in job interview situations.||Cambria||PA CareerLink - Cambria County||PA CareerLink |
|Military Spouse Corporate Career Network||The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) focuses on:|
- Employment readiness training programs
- Job placement solutions
- No-cost services to all military-affiliated spouses, retired military spouses and caregivers to war wounded heroes.
|Military Spouse Corporate Career Network||Military Spouse Corporate Career Network|
|Pennsylvania National Guard - Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and Employment Outreach||The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program provides information on benefits and entitlements, services referrals and proactive outreach programs that are available to the Service and Family member during all phases of the deployment cycle. The Branch also consists of the Employment Outreach section which assists members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and their immediate Family by providing tools necessary to gain meaningful employment.||Lebanon||Pennsylvania National Guard||Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs|
|Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Harrisburg||Diagnosis- evaluating medical, psychological, occupational and educational abilities and limitations.||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom||Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom provides a business directed training resulting in competitive employment for people with disabilities.
Project for Freedom is a 10-week training program followed by a 2-week job shadow/internship experience. The training is focused on beginner to intermediate level computer skills, call center support, job search and professional skills. Students are evaluated for employment opportunities based on both hard skills related to their potential profession and soft skills such as communication, interpersonal skills, work ethic, and leadership. The purpose of this program is placement in unsupported competitive employment.
- Learn valuable customer service skills (NO collections/telemarketing), Windows 7, Microsoft Office, computer security and more.
- Develop soft skills for workplace success: critical thinking, problem solving, communication, attitude, teamwork and ethics.
- Gain job hunting skills, develop a resume, polish interviewing and public speaking skills.
- Discuss employment goals and opportunities, and meet with our corporate partners for possible recruitment.
|Allegheny||Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom||Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg|
|Student Veterans of America||Student Veterans of America (SVA) provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy necessary to succeed in higher education and following graduation.
SVA is a coalition of student veterans groups on college campuses across the globe that help veterans reintegrate into campus life and succeed academically. Each chapter must be an officially recognized student group by their university or college and provide a peer-to-peer network for veterans who are attending the school. Additionally, chapters often coordinate campus activities, provide pre-professional networking, and generally provide a touchstone for student veterans in higher education.
Among SVA's programs are:|
|Tip of the Arrow Foundation||The Tip of the Arrow Foundation is a volunteer organization staffed by highly experienced career counselors. Our target is U.S. veterans of the Global War on Terror. Our aim is to help you transition to civilian work life successfully.
Most or our consultants are veterans themselves and have faced a transition similar to the one on which you are embarking. We will provide you with one-on-one coaching and guidance to help you navigate the entire process of finding and entering your next career. In addition, we have cultivated relationships with potential employers in both the private and government sectors to help clear the path toward achieving your desired job.
Tip of the Arrow counselors will be on post during your stay with the demobilization company, available to meet with you and get you started on the job search process. If you do not have time to do this while going through demob, do not worry! You will always have someone to call after you return home. That is our commitment to you. The counselor to whom you are assigned will be available by phone 24/7. No other transition service available to veterans offers the same level of support.
Your Tip of the Arrow counselor will work with you to:|
- Take an inventory of marketable skills,
- Build an effective, attention-getting resumé,
- Develop job search strategies and skills,
- Prepare for interviews,
- Debrief after each interview,
- Negotiate salary and benefit packages,
- Smooth the way into your new job through post-employment mentoring.
|Tip of the Arrow Foundation||Tip of the Arrow Foundation|
|United Way of Butler County - Employment Initiative||Serves unemployed and underemployed individuals in Butler County with developing a career plan, building your resume, practicing interviewing skills and networking with potential employers.||Butler||United Way of Butler County||United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania|
|Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Workforce Development and Career Services Center||VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's HJ Heinz Campus Workforce Development and Career Services Center offers Veterans services such as career assessment, individual development planning, resume development, USA Jobs assistance, interviewing skills training and goal setting.||Allegheny||Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System||United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration|
|Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Vocational Services||VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Vocational Services program provides a variety of services to help veterans return to competitive employment or a useful place in society.
The Vocational Service Program provides a variety of employment services to veterans.
Evaluation Services consisting of both standardized psychometric testing, job simulation and other situation-specific opportunities are available to assess the veteran's skill levels, aptitudes, abilities, and interests. Job Seeking and Job Survival Skills Training include one-on-one counseling for developing effective employment strategies. Situation specific, personalized solutions for applications, resumes, job search, interviewing techniques, correspondence, telephone contact and follow-up are always available to any veteran seeking employment.
Services and programs include:|
- Evaluation services to assess skill levels, aptitudes, abilities and interests:
- Standardized psychometric testing,
- Job simulation,
- Other situation-specific opportunities.
- Job seeking/job survival skill training:
- One-on-one counseling for developing effective employment strategies.
- Personalized solutions for:
- Job search,
- Interviewing techniques,
- Telephone contact.
- Exploration of additional info and referrals:
- Unclaimed VA benefits,
- Public/private sector support,
- Supported employment:
- Assistance in locating and maintaining competitive community employment for veterans with serious mental illness,
- Regular and ongoing employee support, job training assistance (as needed), job coaching advocacy.
- Transitional work:
- Contracted work situations,
- Case management,
- Homeless veteran supported employment program:
- Incentive therapy,
- Opportunities to develop and improve prevocational skills for both inpatients and outpatpatients,
- Participants work in a variety of medical center settings providing supportive services.
- Compensated work therapy/transitional residency:
- Work-based mental health and residential rehabilitation treatment program,
- Provides a rehabilitation-focused residential setting for veterans recovering from chronic mental illness, chemical dependency and homelessness,
- Combines a residential therapeutic community of peer and professional support, with a strong emphasis on increasing personal responsibility.
|Allegheny||Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System||United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration|