Veteran Services

The Tennessee Career Center is committed to giving priority service to veterans. 

Veterans Employment Services include:

  • Job search assistance
  • Job training opportunities
  • Free workshops
  • Assistance in creating resumes
  • Internet access
  • Telephone access
  • Unemployment information
  • Job referrals and follow up
  • Assessments
  • One on one career counseling
  • Developing of an individual employment plan
  • On-the-Job training

 

Job search and information on training services are available to all veterans at each Tennessee Career Center. 

Additional service may be available if you meet one or more of the following:  

  • A special disabled or disabled veteran; Special disabled and disabled veterans are those who are:
    • entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation: under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs; or,
    • were discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability;
  • Homeless, as defined in Section 103(a) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act;
  • A recently-separated service member, (Within 3 years of End of Active Service) who at any point in the previous 12  months has been unemployed for 27 or more consecutive weeks;
  • An offender, who has been released from incarceration within the last 12 months;       
  • In need of a high school diploma or equivalent certificate;
  • Low-income as defined by the State;
  • Between the ages of 18—24              

Please call 423-252-5063 in Athens or 423-643-2323 in Chattanooga for more information.

 

Military Resources

Wellness Resources for the Military Community 

 http://www.afterdeployment.org/web/guest/home

Application for 10 Point Vet Preference 

 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf

Career One-Stop for Military and Spouses 

 http://www.careeronestop.org/militarytransition/

DD214 Requests from National Archives 

 http://www.archives.gov/veterans/

G.I. Jobs Magazine 

 http://www.gijobs.com/

Goodwill Online Learning 

 http://www.gcflearnfree.org/default3d.aspx

GOV - Central Guide for Government Jobs 

 http://govcentral.monster.com/

Military Handbooks 

 http://www.militaryhandbooks.com/

Military Onesource

 http://www.militaryonesource.com/

Newslink to Newspapers Nationwide 

 http://www.newslink.org/

Occupational Net Online 

 http://online.onetcenter.org/

TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development Veteran's Guide 

 http://www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/veterans.htm

Transition Assistance 

 http://www.turbotap.org/register.tpp

US Department of Labor - Veterans 

 http://www.dol.gov/vets/

US Department of Labor elaws 

 http://www.dol.gov/elaws/evets.htm

USA Jobs (Employment with Federal Government) 

 http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

VA - National Center for PTSD 

 http://www.ptsd.va.gov/

Veterans Administration 

 http://va.gov/

VA - Veterans Benefits Booklet 

 http://www1.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp

VetCentral Job Link 

 http://www.jobcentral.com/vetcentral/

Employment Sites 

eCMATS - TN Department of Labor Website 

 http://jobs4tn.gov

Chattanooga Has Jobs 

 http://chattanooga.careerlink.com/

Chattanooga Times Free Press 

 http://jobs.timesfreepress.com/

TN Department of Human Resources 

 http://tn.gov/dohr/

 

 revised 10-24-14