Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:

Results-driven human service professional with over 4 years in the public sector. Highly personable, with extraordinary attention to detail and talent for gaining trust.


Interpersonal and communication

Job Development

Vocational Guidance

Employment Training

Case Management

Incarcerated Veterans Training program

Vocational Rehab & Counseling Case Manager

Presentation & public speaking

Federal & Labor Employment laws

Event Planning

Employer visits

Veteran Outreach

  • Received “The American Legion National Economic Commission Employment Service Award” in November 2011 for establishing outstanding records in the employment and retention of veterans.
  • Provided employment services to over 500 veterans within Winnebago and Boone county.
  • Developed a Rockford Veteran Resource Guide that presented information to staff to refer veterans to community organizations.

Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist, 04/2010 to 01/2013
Pleasant Valley School District - Camarillo Camarillo, CA,
  • Provided concentrated employment services in order to enhance the employability of disabled veterans.
  • Performed professional level duties in the areas of veterans' outreach and registration, work history assessment, vocational guidance, employment planning, employability services, referral and job placement.
  • Contacted potential employers and community organizations to develop employment, training and vocational enhancement opportunities.
  • Assisted veterans in the development of resumes, cover letters and letter of explanation to enhance job placement.
  • Conducted employment workshops, and resource and job fairs
  • Presented employment workshops to incarcerated veterans in the East Moline Corrections to transition veterans back into their communities.
Employment Program Representative, 03/2009 to 05/2011
Illinois Department Of Employment Security City, STATE,
  • Interviewed clients to determine unemployment insurance claims monetary eligibility
  • Processed routine, complex, and special claims
  • Adjudicated benefit claims issues, providing eligibility determinations and conducted reconsiderations
  • Performed reception and intake duties
  • Resolved clients unemployment issues over the phone and in person
Substitute Teacher, 08/2008 to 03/2009
North Boone /Belvidere School District City, STATE,
  • Taught K-12th grade
  • Supervised students and managed classroom activities
  • Followed lesson plan provided by teacher
  • Monitored behavior of students and reported issues to principal
  • Updated regular teacher of any problems encountered in her absence
  • Provided advise and guidance to students
  • Worked one on one with special needs students

Additional Experience
Certified Nursing Assistant, 04/2007 to 01/2009
Mercy Health System Harvard, Illinois
Customer Service Rep, 07/2006 to 08/2008
MCI Rockford, Illinois
Lead Dispatcher, 05/2000 to 02/2005
Comcast Schaumburg, Illinois
: Case Management/Labor Employment, Expected in
National Veterans & Training Institute - Denver, Colorado
38 credits toward Graduate degree: Education, Expected in
University of Phoenix - Schaumburg, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts: Human Services, Expected in
Judson University - Elgin, Illinois
Military Experience
United States Army- Honorable Discharge ,

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School Attended
  • National Veterans & Training Institute
  • University of Phoenix
  • Judson University
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  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Customer Service Rep
  • Lead Dispatcher
  • 38 credits toward Graduate degree
  • Bachelor of Arts

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