Veteran services

Champaign County OhioMeansJobs recognized for service to veterans

OhioMeansJobs Champaign County provides priority service to veterans through the state veterans jobs grant program. Accordingly, veterans are asked to indicate whether they served in the military and then complete a questionnaire to help determine their needs and status.

The Champaign County office provides assistance and access to equipment needed to search for jobs, develop resumes, find training programs, and improve interview skills.

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The team also strives to build and maintain relationships with local businesses to help match their needs with the skills of veterans and other job seekers, the press release adds.

“We provide veterans with very personalized service to meet their specific needs,” says Amy Sherman, Ohio County Workforce SupervisorMeansJobs Champaign. “We talk to them about the barriers to employment they face, so we can make connections to help them succeed in the job market. »

The Champaign County office also partners with a network of community services to help veterans and their families with issues such as transportation, health care, medical disability, food insecurity, homelessness or professional reintegration after prison.