Cuyamaca Employment Resources
Community Employment Resources
In San Diego:
- San Diego Workforce Partnership - https://workforce.org/veteran-services/ Provides priority employment services to veterans and eligible spouses.
- Hiring Our Heroes - https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hr/VeteransResources.html The County of San Diego is committed to honoring veterans and their service. The Department of Human Resources aims to provide veterans with the resources and tools necessary to maximize their employment opportunities, and to assist veterans with their transition into civilian life by applying the valuable skills, knowledge and training acquired in service to positions and career paths available within the County of San Diego.
- Veterans Village of San Diego - https://vvsd.net/vvsd-programs/employment/ Our Employment & Training Services’ primary objective is to help veterans of all eras, including those recently separated from the military, prepare for and find new careers or resume previous career paths. Empowering veterans through employment in the pursuit of their individual goals is our priority.
- America’s Job Bank – www.ajb.org. This U.S. Dept. of Labor web site lists jobs available in your state and offers help in building an on-line resume that can be sent to prospective employers listed in the job bank.
- Dog Tag Inc. – https://www.dogtaginc.org/ Dog Tag Inc. (DTI) empowers service-disabled veterans, military spouses, and caregivers to discover personal and professional fulfillment in the civilian world through an innovative business and entrepreneurship fellowship program.
- Employment Resources for Military Spouses – http://www.realwarriors.net/family/care/militaryspouseemployment.php This link offers a wide variety of employment readiness resources for military spouses, but not specific jobs.
- Employer Support of Guard and Reserve – www.esgr.org. This web site explains the help for returning Reservist and Guardsmen who may be having employment disputes and/or are looking for civilian employers who support our Guard and Reserve. It also has a link to Ombudsmen. This is a group that helps resolve disputes or answers questions about employment related problems for Reservist or Guardsmen.
- Feds Hire Vets – https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/ On November 9, 2009, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13518, Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government, which establishes the Veterans Employment Initiative. The Initiative is a strategic, yet very straightforward, approach to helping the men and women who have served our country in the military find employment in the Federal Government.
- Hero 2 Hired – www.H2H.jobs Hero 2 Hired includes easy access to career assessments, searching for available jobs by city/state, finding out about education and resources. Launched in Dec. 2011, this website is full of helpful tools and tips for veterans.
- Job Opportunities for Disabled Veterans – www.JOFDAV.com. This site is full of information for disabled vets, from tips to seeking jobs, to actual job postings. This may be of great benefit to unemployed disabled vets.
- Mission Continues – http://www.missioncontinues.org/ The Mission Continues awards community service fellowships to post-9/11 veterans, empowering them to transform their own lives by serving others and directly impacting their communities. Mission Continues Fellows serve for six months at a local nonprofit organization addressing key educational, environmental or social issues. Each Fellow works to achieve one of three outcomes at the conclusion of the fellowship: full-time employment, pursuit of higher education or a permanent role of service.
- Team Rubicon – www.teamrubiconusa.org Hundreds of US military veterans, many returning home after fighting ten years of war, find a renewed sense of purpose for their skills and experiences through TR, a volunteer disaster relief organization. To apply, go to “Our Mission” and click on “volunteer application” in the right hand menu.
- USA Jobs – www.usajobs.gov This is the official web site for government jobs. There is a link specifically for veterans.
- Veterans Employment Toolkit - http://www.va.gov/vetsinworkplace/ This is a comprehensive VA and National Center for PTSD effort for both employers and veteran employees. For veterans, there is a link to “resources” and “resources for veterans” that may have helpful tools in obtaining employment.
- Veteran Owned Business This website includes a listing of veteran owned businesses across the US. It is a large directory of resources and may require some time to navigate, and also may alert veterans to connections that may be helpful. https://www.veteranownedbusiness.com/
- Vet Power - http://vetpower.org/ VET-POWER.COM is an organization that is designed to help our Veterans to readjust back into civilian workplace with Education, Training, Coaching, Interviewing skills and connection to the 9 nine Universities who provide Free Entrepreneurial studies program that are one year in length.
- Warrior Rising - www.warriorrising.org
Warrior Rising focuses on the individual vetrepreneur starting by helping veterans identify their needs at a given stage in their business development. Next, they assess the obstacles veterans are facing and give recommendations on a sound course of action to pursue to overcome them. Whether it is instruction, mentoring, access to funding opportunities, or reconnecting to the sense of community that existed in the military, they ensure that our veterans are not walking the path to success alone or in the dark.
- 1-877-743-8237 sign up for an application or get help to walk through the application for help-to-work.