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Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 11:47 PM

Job Description
Veterans Assembled Electronics is looking to hire a full time Veteran Advocate for our Training Facility in Framingham, MA. This position is Full Time/Direct and includes medical, dental and vision benefits.
Veteran Advocate Roles and Responsibilities
The Veteran Advocate is the most crucial and diverse role at Veterans Assembled electronics. Veteran Advocates handle a myriad of tasks that are imperative to the success of the individual veterans and the overall organization. Accurate reporting and constant communication are necessary for an advocate to succeed.
Recruiting/Marketing/On boarding (35):
Veteran Advocates are responsible for being active in their respective communities to foster information sharing about our STRAC(r) program. The responsibilities related to recruiting, marketing, and on:boarding include:
Identifying VBA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR and E) Counselors (VRC), and initiating an introduction to yourself and VAe.
Identifying and creating a sustained relationship with all Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) that have a stake in assisting a veteran. Quarterly/weekly information sessions with VSOs are essential to the relationship development.
Providing veteran students with facility tours.
Assisting prospective students with the Veteran Online Application (VONAPP) to determine eligibility for Chapter 31 VR and E benefits.
Maintaining a consistent phone and email dialogue with prospective students (at least twice weekly) to determine feasibility, goals, areas of need, and overall program interest.
Student onboarding services through company shirt distribution, signing pertinent onboarding documents, classroom orientation, and student handbook.
Ensuring students are aware of classroom standards of dress, attendance, and behavior, making corrections as necessary.
Reporting and tracking referrals from VSOs and ensuring that referral sources have a complete knowledge of the scope of the STRAC(r) program, including the progress of their referral.
Update the weekly prospective student tracker daily, with information that is accurate, correctly formatted, and complete.
Veteran Social Services (10):
Veteran social services are crucial to veterans becoming job ready. Because of the sea of goodwill that exists to assist veterans with personal and financial issues, it is the advocates job to develop relationships within the community. Advocates need to work with VSOs and follow up to ensure veterans have received appropriate services. This responsibility is reduced, as advocates do not deliver social services, but act as the connective tissue to refer our veterans to trusted entities who can assist them.
Career Placement (35):
Veteran Advocates are responsible for being active in their respective employment communities to procure gainful employment opportunities for our veterans. These responsibilities include:
:Maintaining consistent and meaningful communication with companies with whom we already have contact to ensure effective account management.
:Working with Indeed, Dice, CareerBuilder, monster, and other employment related sites to identify employment opportunities for our veterans.
:Working with the veterans that have been declared job ready (willing and able to work) to develop professional resumes and cover letters applicable to careers of interest and completing regular expectation management meetings
:Working with job ready veterans to prepare for interviews via mock scenarios, role playing, and scenario based drills.
:Working with job ready veterans to ensure they follow up appropriately with companies for which they have interviewed.
:Brokering the deal between our veterans and employers to ensure that both parties understand the nature of the negotiations and the offer and acceptance terms are amenable to both parties.
Follow Up (20):
Veteran Advocates are required to follow up regularly with third party st


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