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Veteran Volunteer Program

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ORGANIZATION: Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs

The mission statement of the Veteran Volunteer Program is, "Mobilizing the power of volunteers to help Oregon veterans understand and use their earned benefits.

The goal of this program is to have a statewide network of volunteers trained to locate veterans and their families, assist them in recognizing potential earned benefits and services, and connect them to individuals and organizations for additional assistance. This program will provide training and oversight on an ongoing basis to volunteers, ensuring that volunteers are supported in assisting these Oregonians to the resources who can best advise them regarding their benefits. Lastly, this program will continue to explore and identify additional opportunities to assist veterans and/or their families.

Volunteer Position: Volunteer Veteran Guide

Position Overview: Trained volunteers who raise awareness of federal and state benefits as well as expand the outreach efforts of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs and partners. Volunteers will help veterans become more knowledgeable about state and federal services, encourage follow through with state-certified VSO’s or other state agencies, and expand outreach efforts of ODVA and their partners.

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About Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs

Location:

700 Summer Street NE, Salem, OR 97301, US

Mission Statement

Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA) Vision Mission, and Values Statements: OUR VISION: Helping Veterans and their families thrive in Oregon OUR MISSION: To serve and honor veterans through our leadership, advocacy, and strong partnerships OUR VALUES: Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Excellence

Description

ODVA: Who are we?
ODVA is made up of roughly 95 incredible talented and passionate people. Within the ODVA there are three main programs: Aging Veteran Services, Statewide Veteran Services, and Veteran Home Loans. At ODVA we help those that have served in our military and their families receive the benefits they have earned through their service.

CAUSE AREAS

Veterans & Military Families
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

700 Summer Street NESalem, OR 97301

(44.94432,-123.02683)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours a month

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