Veteran Services

The Tennessee Career Centers/American Job 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 Centers/American Job 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 423-643-2315 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