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Washington State Vet Corps

Actively Recruiting

Openings

50 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Application Window

June 21, 2019 - July 24, 2019

Locations

  • Aberdeen, WA
  • Bothell, WA
  • Bremerton, WA
  • Centralia, WA
  • Cheney, WA
  • Ellensburg, WA
  • Forks, WA
  • Lacey, WA
  • Moses Lake, WA
  • Olympia, WA
  • Port Angeles, WA
  • Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA
  • Pullman, WA
  • Puyallup, WA
  • Redmond, WA
  • Richland, WA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Sequim, WA
  • Spokane, WA
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Tonasket, WA
  • University Place, WA
  • Vancouver, WA
  • Wenatchee, WA
  • Yakima, WA

Contact Information

Jason Alves
(360) 725-2224
VetCorps@dva.wa.gov

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Description

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.

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.
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Living Allowance

$1210 - $1210 monthly

Benefits

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

Education Benefits

College Degree, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

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

State Agency other than State Service Commission

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Jason Alves
(360) 725-2224
VetCorps@dva.wa.gov

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