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Kansas Department of Commerce Veterans Representative DVOP Leavenworth in Overland Park, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12196110

This position is responsible for fulfilling the JVSG duties under the Wagner-Peyser Act. This position specializes in customer's professional growth by implementing and monitoring a targeted employment plan. In addition, this position assists customers with available resources and programs specific to their needs. Daily environment includes continuous contact with the public an requires a valid driver's license or ability to travel as needed to conduct outreach and case management with veterans. Overnight travel will be required. This position is located on Fort Leavenworth and Leavenworth Workforce Center.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: Deliver comprehensive case management to veterans with multiple , significant barriers to employment. Maintain comprehensive documentation including detailed customer notes, service history, and individual employment plans in the Kansasworks customer management system.Conduct outreach to locate veterans who could benefit from individualized career services and market those services to potential customers at location including homeless shelters and other service providers. Connect veterans to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance. Collaborate with workforce and veteran services partners in an integrated service delivery model to assist veterans with career guidance including resumes, interviewing skills, labor market information and job retention skills. Maintain close contact with clients during job readiness preparation and upon job placement to resolve problems and evaluate place adequacy. Staff job fairs and other community events.