September 13, 2017

Annual employment fair for veterans canceled due to air quality

White City, Ore. — A major employment fair for veterans was canceled. The Southern Oregon Veterans Stand Down and Employment Fair, was scheduled to last from 10 […]
September 1, 2017

Battle tested, career ready

Clatsop County’s low unemployment rate may be making life easier for job-hungry military veterans, who account for a relatively large percentage of the local population. The […]
August 2, 2017

Three job search resources for Veterans and military spouses

The U.S. economy is losing $1 billion a year to a single crisis: military spouse unemployment. According to the Chamber of Commerce, of the more than 600,000 individuals […]
July 31, 2017

How We’re Helping Our Heroes Get Hired

The Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service works daily to make sure that those who serve have the employment support they need when they […]
July 28, 2017

Lines for Life named backup for national Veterans Crisis Line

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Big changes are coming to a Portland-based non-profit focused on helping veterans and others reaching out in need. Lines for Life, which […]
July 11, 2017

Salute: Putting Veterans to Work in Data Centers

When Lee Kirby returned home in 2010 from a tour in Iraq, the unemployment rate for 25 to 35-year-old veterans returning to the US after a […]
June 29, 2017

Douglas County Goodwill offers employment services as well as a retail sales store

This office also has an employment specialist who works on behalf of job seekers to help veterans or referrals find the best fit in employment.
June 29, 2017

VA apprenticeship program to train, employ Veterans to assist other Veterans in properly filing for VA benefits

Veterans service organizations (VSOs) play a major role as advocates for the Veteran community, and as partners with VA, to ensure this nation’s Veterans receive the […]
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.