Veterans can find out about educational and employment opportunities at a free career seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 12

                        David.Joe@pima.gov

Veterans can find out about educational and employment opportunities at a free career seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way.

Ginny Pizano, student services advanced specialist at Pima Community College; Tony Hurd, divisional recruiting manager at Schneider National; and Diana Ouzts, recruiter/staffing specialist at the Temp Connection, will talk and answer questions at the seminar, which begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m.

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

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.

One-Stop’s partners in the Center include the U.S. Departments of Labor, Defense and Veterans Affairs; the Arizona Departments of Veterans Services and Economic Security; Pima Community College; Community Partnership of Southern Arizona and Rally Point; CODAC/Comin’ Home; Tucson Veterans Serving Veterans; Salvation Army; Old Pueblo Community Services; Primavera Foundation; the Arizona Veterans Commission; SER Jobs for Progress; and local employers.

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