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LifeBridge AmeriCorps Vet Corps member

Actively Recruiting

Openings

2 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 19, 2016 - August 18, 2017

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Charleston, WV

Contact Information

Robin Bowman
(304) 340-3519
rbowman@unitedwaycwv.org

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Description

LifeBridge Vet Corps members will assist in meeting the needs of veterans and their families throughout West Virginia. Daily duties will vary based on service site placement, but include activities such as:

*peer to peer mentoring;
*provide employment skills training;
*military-connect outreach;
*assist veterans in filing VA claims for benefits which will improve quality of life and reduce homelessness, poverty and lack of proper medical care;
*conduct needs assessments to connect individuals and families with resources;
*increase community education regarding issues affecting veterans and military families.

LifeBridge Vet Corps members will assist in meeting the needs of veterans and their families throughout West Virginia. Daily duties will vary based on service site placement, but include activities such as:

*peer to peer mentoring;
*provide employment skills training;
*military-connect outreach;
*assist veterans in filing VA claims for benefits which will improve quality of life and reduce homelessness, poverty and lack of proper medical care;
*conduct needs assessments to connect individuals and families with resources;
*increase community education regarding issues affecting veterans and military families.
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Living Allowance

$1052 - $1052 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

n/a

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

Veterans & Military Families

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Robin Bowman
(304) 340-3519
rbowman@unitedwaycwv.org

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