Need Employment Assistance? Contact our Employment Specialist!

Laura Farlett
Laura FarlettEmployment Specialist
Office: 720-250-2185
Cell: 720-288-2344
laura.d.farlett.civ@mail.mil

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
    800-336-4590
    osd.userra@mail.mil
    www.esgr.mil

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense program that develops and promotes supportive work environments for Service Members in the Reserve Components through outreach, recognition, and educational opportunites that increase awareness of applicable laws and resolves employment conflicts between the Service Members and their employers. 

    Eligibility: All employers, all uniformed Service Members, and Families of affected Service Members. 

    Employment Support Program
    720-250-1431
    www.casy4vets.org/CONationalGuard

    Assists CO National Guard Service Members obtain employment. Services include translation of military skills into civilian skills, online marketing assistance, resume building strategies and review, as well as Federal job application assistance.  

    Eligibility: Member of the CO National Guard or eligible dependent.

    Project: Return to Work, INC
    720-359-1541
    www.return2work.org

    Project: Return to Work Inc. (R2W), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1998, provides personlized employment service to Veterans, their Spouses, and Americans with disablities.

    Eligibility: Veterans (any), their Spouses and disabled Americans.

    Service Source Inc.
    719-579-5700
    www.servicesource.org

    Service Source is a non-profit agency helping people with all ranges of disabilities obtain a job at the dining facilities on Ft. Carson doing janitorial support services for the military. Through supports and accommodations we help people with disabilities thrive in a non-competitive work environment.

    Eligibility: Must be 18 years of age. Must be able to pass a background and drug screen. Must have documentation of disability. Must be flexible to working weekends and holidays.  Must have reliable transportation (City bus is not considered reliable)

    Warriors4Wireless
    855-949-5627
    www.warriors4wireless.org

    This non-profit attempts to bridge the gap between the demand for trained and deployable communication infrastructure technicians and the thousands of qualified service men and women eager to transfer the skills they’ve learned in the military. Provides training, advanced certification and transitional support, giving Veterans the building blocks they need for an exciting and fulfilling career in this rapidly growing industry. Warriors4Wireless seeks to place qualified Veterans into open job positions. 

    Eligibility: Currently or previously served in the military. 

    Workforce Centers
    www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/wfc

    Workforce Centers provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers. These include job listings, computer and internet access, and career counseling and training. Veterans recieve additional support with their job search.  

    Eligibility: Anyone can utilize the services at county Workforce Centers. Veterans recieve priority of service in all federally funded programs at the workforce center. If applicable in order to qualify for the Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Progam (DVOP), the Veteran must first meet with an employment specialist at the workforce center. If appropriate, intensive services for Veterans with significant barriers to employment will be provided.  

    Army Reserve Readiness
    303-365-3178
    www.usar.army.mil/p3
    13137 E 23rd Ave
    Aurora, CO 80045

    Job Assistance for Army Reserve, Spouses, and Veterans to include resume review, interviewing techniques, and placement assistance. 

    Eligibility: Army Reserve Soldier, Veteran, or spouse of the Solider or Veteran

    CWT/ Vocational Employment Services
    720-857-5068
    dawn.murphy4@va.gov
    1700 N. Wheeling St.
    Aurora, CO 80045
    Monday-Friday 8AM-4:30PM

    VA sponsored recovery-oriented program for Veterans with severe mental ilness wishing to obtain competitive employment. 

    Eligibility: Must be a Veteran who is eligibled for VA services. Veterans must be referred by a VA PCP or VA Mental Health Provider. Veteran must have a severe mental illness diagnosis and be willing to pursue competivtive employment. 

    Wounded Warrior Project®
    Warriors to Work®
    719-419-3057
    www.woundedwarriorproject.org
    1 S Nevada Ave #205
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903

    The Wounded Warrior Project® is a Veteran employment program that provides career guidance and support services to Wounded Warriors and their Families as well as caregivers interested in transitioning to the civilian workforce. We match your skills and experience to the needs of hiring managers. These services are also open if you are registered with Family Support. 

    Eligibility: Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) serves Veterans and Service Members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, coincident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001. 

    Mesa County Workforce Center
    970-248-0871
    jobservice@mesacounty.us
    https://mcwfc.us
    512 29 1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504

    We are the Mesa County Workforce Center, a One-Stop Shop designed to efficiently serve the needs of businesses and job seekers in an effort to promote economic development and vitality. Our no-cost services, which include assessments, workshops, recruitment assistance, business services and much more, continue to propel our community into the future with education, training and resources invaluable in making our community prosperous and globally competitive. Our exceptional collaboration with local education establishments, businesses and other resources, dedicated to economic development and growth, make us a fundamental link between businesses and prospective employees.

    Eligibility: Varies by program. To be eligible for Veteran Priority of Service = 1 day active duty, any discharge other than dishonorable. 

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