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VETERAN EMPLOYMENT EFFECTS BASED OPERATION (VEEBO)

NYCEDA’s “Veteran Employment Effects Based Operation” also known as:“OPERATION: VEEBO”

Using social media as the matchmaker, NYCEDA plans to implement a Veteran employment “Effects Based Operation” otherwise known as EBO to assist veterans seeking jobs and employers wanting to hire a veteran.

EBO

An Effects Based Operation (EBO) – a term coined by the US Air Force, seeks to understand the causal linkages between events, actions and results.  For example, the effect of feeding a hungry child could be accomplished by handing the child a meal, directing the child or guardian to a soup kitchen or by providing the guardian a job as a means to earn sufficient ongoing income to afford daily meals for themselves and their children.  NYCEDA plans to use EBO concepts such as combining military (Veterans Affairs agency services) and non-military methods (job placement community program services) with computer technology (social media) to achieve a particular effect: “Veteran Employment Using Social Media Networking”.  NYCEDA believes that our veterans are vital to our national economic force and should have a swift and direct route to employment to ensure that their expertise and training can be utilized in the best possible manner for our nation – without a great deal of time lost, cost and effort expended. 

Tax Break for Employers Who Hire a Vet: $2,400, $5,600 or $9,600 “VOW To Hire Heroes Act”

Under the law, the “Returning Heroes Tax Credit,” businesses that hire veterans will receive a $2,400 per veteran tax credit for veterans unemployed for four weeks or longer and a $5,600 per veteran credit for hiring veterans unemployed for more than six months.

Under the “Wounded Warriors Tax Credit,” businesses could get up to $9,600 per disabled veteran hired if the veteran was unemployed longer than six months and has a service-related injury.   Obama said that 850,000 veterans are unemployed in American.  Read more…

Gift VEEBO Services to Veterans you know. Purchase a gift certificate on the behalf of a Veteran.  See NYCEDA Store for types of gift certificates for Veteran Services and gifts towards maintaining NYCEDA and VEEBO missions and services.  NYCEDA is a Limited Liability Company “LLC”.    Donations are not tax deductible at this time.   NYCEDA is seeking fiscal sponsorship from a 501c3 entity for donations towards VEEBO.    Use of the VEEBO website job match service, is FREE to Veterans and Employers. 

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VOCATIONAL SERVICES FOR VETERAN JOB SEEKERS

Initial Assessment [VOCATIONAL EVALUATION] for Veterans

WRAT IV (academic), BETA III (non-verbal IQ), Career Assessment   Inventory, Employment Aptitude and Computer Skills Tests

Beck Depression Index II, Addiction Severity Screen, PTSD Screen and TBI Screen

Assessment of learning abilities, worker traits and transferable skills

Case Management [Veterans Levels I, II and III]

Manage “Guidelines for the Vocational Rehabilitation Participant” and “Independent Living” plan for veterans; provide counseling and support services
Reporting and goal planning, services assistance: medical referrals, academic counseling (including review of grades and progress), Authorization and Subsistence Allowance, Supplies and Equipment, Adjustment and job readiness training

Educational and Vocational Counseling for Veterans
Vocational and educational exploration
Pre-vocational counseling, career exploration
Labor market survey, vocational testing and assessment
Benefits of service, transition to civilian services and counseling
Education program and training program referrals

Employment Services [Veterans Levels I, II, III]

Job Readiness Assessment, Job Placement Plan
Job Seeking Skills, Interview Skills, Resume Revision, Job Application Assistance
Disability Disclosure, ADA Accommodations, Labor Market Research
Assistance with employment barriers (transportation, housing, childcare)
Job and Internship Development, Job Referral Services
Employer and Business Partnerships/Advisory Board Services for Veterans
Job Placement and Retention Services (Post Placement Services)

Individualized Employment Assistant Plans (IEAP)
Individualized Written Rehabilitation Plans (IWRP)

Visit NYCEDA Store for above services or call Patricia Enriquez, CRC, Director NYCEDA at 212-802-1443 for more information.

ADDITIONAL JOB SEEKING SERVICES FOR VETERANS

Job placement resources city, state and federal.

Job placement assistance with private employers and small business.

Networking and building relationships with employers through business advisory meetings set up by VEEBO.

Job seeking skills groups in person or using www.webex.iCareerLive.com secure Voip internet service.

Job club meetings using in person or using www.webex.iCareerLive.com Voip internet service.

Internship set up services.

Volunteer resources and set up.

Resume and cover letter services.   Includes transferable skills assistance “military to civilian”.

Internet “on-line”  job application assistance.

Social media set up and the job search assistance (i.e.  LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter).

Career services for veterans (includes career interest inventories).

Vocational evaluation and assessments for both school and work.

Computer testing and office skills assessments.

Job interview skills and preparation.

ADA job accommodation advisement.   Disability disclosure assistance.

How to ask for accommodations from an employer successfully and without compromising confidentiality.

When to ask for accommodations from an employer – timing is everything

Disability discloser do’s and don’ts.

List of reasonable accommodations – commonly allowed by employers in the workplace.

Academic accommodations listed by type and for which disabilities they pertain to.

School accommodations – how to arrange them.

55b&c (state) and Schedule “A”  (federal) hiring status client set up services

Job skills sets for occupational determinations.

Assistive technology assistance and planning

Worksite modifications assistance and consultation

Job and labor market survey help.

Using key words in your job search assistance.

See NYCEDA Store for more info.

Benefits and Tax Breaks for Hiring Veterans

Tax Break for Employers Who Hire a Vet: $2,400, $5,600 or $9,600 “VOW To Hire Heroes Act”

Gift VEEBO Services to Veterans you know. Purchase a gift certificate on the behalf of a Veteran.  See NYCEDA Store for types of gift certificates for Veteran Services and gifts towards maintaining NYCEDA and VEEBO missions and services.  NYCEDA is a Limited Liability Company “LLC”.    Donations are not tax deductable at this time.   NYCEDA is seeking fiscal sponsorship from a 501c3 entity for donations towards VEEBO.    For more information call NYCEDA, LLC CEO and Director Patricia Enriquez, CRC at telephone number 212-802-1443 or email: [email protected]

 

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