POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Vet Corps member will serve at their respective site. Members are to serve as a guide and assistant for students enrolled or looking to enroll in college who currently are veterans or their family members, whether new to the military, still active, or have finished military service. Members will organize a minimum of 3 service projects during the academic year that will benefit the student veterans and/or surrounding community.
Site Specifications: This position will be located on military installations; non-profits and colleges. All volunteers will work closely with staff and representatives of their respective service site. Members will be required to meet obligations in and around the community, connection to community partners is crucial to and required of their mission. All members will participate in Veterans Awareness Week, Veterans Day; Make a Difference Day; and Martin Luther King Day.
Hours of Service: At times, there is a need for flexibility in scheduling due to service projects, evenings, events, training, etc. As a result, some Saturdays and Sundays may be utilized to conduct community service projects. Some evening work may be necessary to conduct veteran’s clubs meetings or gatherings, and attendance at other functions may include time outside of a normal 8 to 5 schedule. Each Vet Corps veteran will be monitored for their time by the Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC) regional coordinators. 40 hours a week is the anticipated weekly schedule.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
College Degree, Credential or Certification
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check