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May 3

May 3, 2018

EBSCO Learning Express now on MilitaryOneSource.mil

EBSCO Learning Express can be accessed at http://www.militaryonesource.mil/-/morale-welfare-and-recreation-digital-libra-1. This Learning Express Library provides eLearning tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards, and articles that help users build their skills in a wide array of core subjects for success in the classroom, on the job, and in life, including preparation for CLEP, DSST, ACT, GRE, and more. Upon entering this library, users will be asked to identify their Branch of service and then choose their status/area of study: Active Military, National Guard and Reserve,…

Posted in Community Resource, Education, Training

May 1

May 1, 2018

Speed Mentoring Night – 17May18

Citizen Soldier Connection is hosting a mentoring night where you can Make connections Establish a local network Ask questions Gain insight into employment in the civilian sector Thursday, May 17 from 5:30pm-8:30pm Mt Carmel Center of Excellence – CO Springs Reserve your slot at citizensoldierconnection.org.

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

May 1

May 1, 2018

Strengthening Family Coping Resources

A couple of slots are still available in the upcoming Strengthening Family Coping Resources group. This is a free, fun, family centered 10-week (1 evening per/week) group that includes a nutritious meal each week. It is open to active or veteran connected families regardless of era or discharge. All family members are invited to attend and are included in the activities. With questions or to register, contact Joshua Kreimeyer, MA, LPC, LMFT, AAMFT Approved Supervisor Instructor and Coordinator of Counseling…

Posted in Education, Relationships

Apr 26

April 26, 2018

Apprenticeships Available with the Veteran Careers Program

Jaguar Land Rover has some exceptional job opportunities/training programs for military veterans. Opportunities include an offer full-time employment, free world-class training, and $5,500 worth of tools to help veterans get started in their new career. Upon completion of the training program, candidates receive their Level 2 Technician Certification, allowing them to rapidly advance in their automotive career. In addition, the VA has approved this program as a Registered Apprenticeship, so qualified veterans can use a portion of their GI Bill…

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

Apr 26

April 26, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – 12May

Saturday, May 12 from 9am-4pm Welte Education Center, 330 Lyckman Drive, Fountain, CO 80817 FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Training! FREE childcare provided. FREE lunch included. With questions, email wstevenson@ffc8.org. Register online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/51218FFC.  

Posted in Education, Training

Apr 24

April 24, 2018

IT Training Information Session – 8May18

Interested in a career in Information Technology? Discover Goodwill is hosting A+, Network+, and Security+ certification training. Attend the upcoming information session for more information: May 8 at 5:30pm Discover Goodwill: 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, CO Springs, CO 80907 Call 719-381-9463 for more information COST: Security+ is FREE due to Google grant (12-week program, 20 hours/week) – Information about the grant can be found at https://www.csbj.com/2018/01/10/goodwill-gets-grant-to-provide-it-training/ and an informative video can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=uF2u2x05Yss A+ and Network+ fee depends on…

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

Apr 12

April 12, 2018

DAV RecruitMilitary Veterans Job Fair – 31May18

Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 11am-3pm United States Olympic Training Center – Colorado Springs For Veterans, Transitioning Military Personnel, National Guard and Reserve Members, and Military Spouses Job Opportunities Continuing Education Opportunities Business Ownership Opportunities For more information, visit www.recruitmilitary.com/coloradosprings. The DAV RecruitMilitary goal is to help as many transitioning military, veterans and military/veteran spouses as possible find meaningful career opportunities. This event also serves as an opportunity for currently employed veterans to actively pursue career growth or change. More than…

Posted in Education, Employment

Apr 10

April 10, 2018

Military Veterans Employment Expo, CO Springs – 15-17May18

Veterans, Military Spouses, Active Duty Service Members, and Reserve/National Guard Members are invited to this employment event with 125+ employers, 10 resource partners, and over 1,500 career opportunities! May 15-16 – Industry Information Panels May 17 – Job Fair from 10am-3pm J.C.Penney Event Center Chapel Hills Mall – 1710 Briargate Blvd, CO Springs, CO 80920 Register online at http://mvee.org. Visit http://www.mvee.org/expo-info-cprings/ for a list of available classes and employers.

Posted in Education, Employment

Apr 6

April 6, 2018

Discover Goodwill offers IT, CDL, and Diesel Technology Training

These training programs offer a blended learning environment: a combination of online and face-to-face learning experiences to meet the needs of adult learners. Students have access to online video instruction 24/7, in addition to live facilitator support. Courses include Microsoft Office Series III, A+ Comprehensive, Network+, Diesel Lube Technician, and Diesel Fleet Maintenance Technician.      For more information, please contact Miriam Yost at 719-381-9463/myost@discovermygoodwill.org or visit www.discovermygoodwill.org. COST: Security+ is FREE due to Google grant (12-week program, 20 hours/week) – Information about…

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

Mar 27

March 27, 2018

Are you a Military Spouse Interested in Starting Your Own Business?

MSEP employer, MadSkills, Inc. will partner with The Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) to host an upcoming Facebook Live! event designed to help military spouses interested in starting their own business. This event will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 5:30 pm MST. Join in to hear all about this opportunity for mentorship, business development, entrepreneurial training, prize money, media features, and the ability to make an impact on our military community. This opportunity is open to all military spouses….

Posted in Education, Employment