Transition Center Services

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The Veterans' Assistance Commission of Madison County Inc. gives assistance to Veterans in their transition endeavors. Current job openings and job fairs being held throughout the region are posted in the office and will be provided to Veterans upon request. Upcoming job fairs, recruitment events, and business expos also are listed below.

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Transition Center-Related Services:

  • Current job/career fair information
  • Current employment/job boards
  • Community resource and transition meetings
  • Specialized referrals to community agencies
  • Customized transition planning
  • Community outreach and engagement planning
  • Transportation assistance (bus tokens)
  • Computer lab

Documentation Typically Needed to Assist in Employment-Related Services:

  • Résumé draft for Madison County Employment and Training for review and/or development
  • Previous employment history

Transition Center Eligibility Requirements:

  • True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable)
  • Valid e-mail address for employment applications and searches
  • Registered accounts with Southwestern Illinois workNet Center and Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) Illinois Skills Match

Helpful Information:

Upcoming Job Fairs, Recruitment Events, and Business Expos:

The Veterans' Assistance Commission of Madison County Inc. will post job fairs, recruitments events, and business expos in the local area as it receives information. The schedule of events is subject to change. Prior to attending any of these events, you are strongly encouraged to confirm the companies that are participating. Here are some events being held in 2016:

May 2017

JobNewsUSA.com Job Fair (PDF)
Doubletree Hotel (1973 Craighsire, St. Louis, MO)
May 24, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

STL WorkForce Center Job Expo (PDF)
North County Transit Center (3140 Pershall Road, St. Louis, MO)
May 17, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Clinton Manor Living Center Career Fair (PDF)
Clinton Manor Living Center (301 East Hanover Street, New Baden, IL)
May 11, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Parallon Recruiting Event (PDF)
Missouri Job Center (212 Turner Boulevard, St. Peters, MO)
May 9, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Madison County Hiring Event (PDF)
Madison County Employment & Training (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL)
May 3, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


April 2017


April 2017 List of Job Fairs

April 2017 Networking Events & Resources

Maintenance Unlimited Janitorial Inc. Hiring Event (PDF)
Madison County Employment & Training (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL)
April 28 and May 5, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

AdvancePierre Foods Hiring Event (PDF)
Madison County Employment & Training (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL)
April 27, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

DB Schenker Recruiting Event (PDF)
Missouri Job Center (212 Turner Boulevard, St. Peters, MO)
April 27, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Connexions Loyalty Recruiting Event (PDF)
Madison Job Center (212 Turner Boulevard, St. Peters, MO)
April 27, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Graham Packaging Company Hiring Event (PDF)
Missouri Job Center (715 Northwest Plaza Drive, St. Louis, MO)
April 27, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Missouri Girls Town Hiring Event (PDF)
Missouri Career Center (111 Steinhagen Road, Warrenton, MO)
April 25, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Career Enrichment Fair Preparation Workshops (PDF)
SLATE Missouri Job Center (1520 Market Street, St. Louis, MO)
April 10, 12, 24, and 26, 2017
(See PDF For Registration Information)

 

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