Position Overview and Impact: Engage with the Veteran community and at the library through public speaking, and creating and promoting library programs and events on topics that appeal to Veterans, their family members and the public.
1. Work with library staff, volunteer, Veterans, and Veteran Service organizations and/or advisory groups to identify and participate in Veteran events and programs at the library and in the community.
2. Under library supervision, attend and participate in Veteran service organization meetings and/or advisory groups to speak on behalf of the library’s Veteran Resource Center, events, programs and library resources for Veterans and their families.
3. Engage and recruit new volunteers and Veterans from the community to volunteer at the library’s Veteran Resource Station.
4. Engage volunteers and Veterans to assist at community events and library programs for Veterans
CalVet Contact: Your main contact for problem solving and questions about Veteran benefits and services will be CalVet: (800)-952-5626
Training and Support Provided: Required training is provided via online training modules available on the Veterans Connect @ the Library website. Additional training is offered by library supervisors and via webinars, Zoom meetings and other local Veteran Service Organizations.
Additional training is offered by library supervisor and via webinars or on-ground workshops from CalVet or other Veteran Service Organizations on as needed basis.
Time Commitment: Determined by opportunity in the community and on as needed basis.
Length of Commitment: Minimum six-month commitment requested.
Updated July 2020
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