Internet Resources for Johnson County Indiana Veterans
Job Search & Legal Resources for Johnson County Indiana Veterans
COUNTY INDIANA INFORMATION FOR VETERANS
Sheriff Doug Cox
(USMC 1977-1981: Sergeant) is honored
to provide space on our Cyber-Substation for helpful internet resources to
assist those who have honorably served in any
branch of our United
States Armed Forces. Special thanks
and recognition to Greenwood Police
Officer Brian Folco (USMC 1992-1996: Corporal) for serving
as the Police Representative of the Greenwood City Veterans Treatment Court and
providing much of the compiled information and links found on this webpage.
"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in
any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they
perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their
- President George Washington
COUNTY INDIANA VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER
Veterans Service Officer assigned to Johnson County, Indiana is Charles L.
Russell. His contact information is
Mr. Charles L.
701 W. SR
M-F 0800-1200 & 1300-1700 hours
INTERNET RESOURCES FOR
National Resource Directory: www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov
connects wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their families and those
who support them to services and resources at the national, state and local
levels. This program supports
recovery, rehabilitation and community re-integration.
Veterans Job Bank: www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/home/veterans_job_bank
website provides access to nearly one million private-sector job openings drawn
from job boards that have posted or specifically tagged jobs for veterans.
Employers can transfer their own job web postings to this site.
Veterans Employment and Training
the U.S. Department of Labor's website for job searching.
Resource Advisor: www.dol.gov/elaws/evets.htm
“e-Vets Resource Advisor” website enables veterans to quickly access information
and resources on topics such as: benefits, compensation, education, training,
employment, family and caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing,
transportation, and travel.
Veterans Re-Employment: www.careeronestop.org/reemployment/veterans/default.aspx
is described as a one-stop site for employment, training and financial help
after military service.
Success Career: www.careeronestop.org/militarytransition
connects veterans and transitioning service members to career planning, training
and job search resource services available online.
Next Move for Veterans: www.mynextmove.org/vets
website allows veterans to enter their military occupational experience to
explore related civilian occupations and find career information, job openings,
job outlook information, salaries, apprenticeships and other related education
and training programs. These sites also link to the National Resource Directory.
facilitates the reintegration, retention and hiring of veteran employees at the
Department of Veterans Affairs. Offers career-search tools for veterans seeking
employment at VA, career development services for our existing veterans and
coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
American Veterans and Service members
Survival Guide: www.VetsSurvivalGuide.org
Copyrighted in 2009 by the National Veterans
Legal Services Program, this free 649-page PDF book is an informal basic
military training for Veterans. Although not intended to take the place of an
expert, it provides a foundational understanding of benefits available to
American Corporate Partners: http://www.acp-usa.org/
mentoring program connects veterans with corporate professionals for a yearlong
mentorship, based on career objectives and professional experience.
Employee Partnership Program: www.employerpartnership.org
This is an
Army Reserve site that lists all employers who have pledged to hire National
Guard and Reservists.
Veterans Jobs.Com: VetJobs.com
is a searchable database for former service members seeking work; the site also
aids employers in identifying the transitioning military and veteran candidates.
VetJobs is operated by a seasoned management team of professionals to assist
companies, recruiting firms and hiring authorities to successfully reach the
military market. This website is partially owned by the organization Veterans of
Foreign Wars of the United States.
Monster.com’s Military Job
board owned by Monster.com focused on Military Service.
Employer Support of the Guard and
website is a Department of Defense organization which assists Reserve and Guard
members in conflicts with employers arising from an employee's military
INTERNET RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS OF
America's Heroes at Work: www.americasheroesatwork.gov
is a Department of Labor technical assistance and public awareness campaign
targeting America's employers. America's Heroes at Work focuses on the
employment challenges of returning service members and veterans living with
Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The initiative
equips employers and military support systems with the tools they need to help
veterans affected by these conditions succeed in the
Our Heroes: http://www.uschamber.com/hiringourheroes
Employment and Training Service (VETS) is also working with the private sector
to increase the employment of veterans and returning service members. The first
of these initiatives is with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber, in
partnership with VETS and ESGR, will have conducted more than 400 hiring fairs
for veterans, transitioning service members and their spouses by the end of this
year. Through this partnership, the Chamber and its affiliates secure the
participation of employers, while the VETS team and ESGR focus on participation
by veterans, transitioning service members, and their
Helmets to Hardhats: http://info.helmetstohardhats.org/content/infocenter/
members of the Armed Services find careers in the construction
trucking industry in general has nearly 200,000 unfilled jobs for skilled truck
drivers with commercial driver’s licenses. Ryder Trucking is one company that is
actively recruiting veterans on its website.
Green Building Council: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1954
"green" building industry is looking for LEED-certified construction workers,
and this site provides a comprehensive listing of green jobs. Veterans can get
that LEED certification reimbursed by the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The U.S. Green
Building Council has 15,000 member companies who have pledged to hire
OTHER USEFUL JOB
ASSISTANCE TO MILITARY PERSONNEL
- for Active Duty Service Members: http://legalassistance.law.af.mil/content/legal_activities.php?branch=all&zip=00000&dist=500&State=IN
- for Active Duty Service Members:
- for Family Members of Indiana National
Guard members serving in Iraq or Afghanistan: