The Four Corners Regional Airport will be having an event for everyone. Come out and enjoy seeing vintage cars and tractors. Hope to see you all there.
New Mexico National Guard Family Programs: Families & Members First, Mission Accomplished
Family Assistance Specialists network with community and military resources to better serve our service members and their families. During times of Deployments, FAC’s serve as your point of contact for the service members families. A monthly contact will be attempted during the time of the deployment and should any resources be needed the FAC will find an appropriate program or agency. Family Assi
stance Center Coordinator Albuquerque
Cell: (505) 389-7787
Family Assistance Center Specialist Northwest
Cell: (505) 795-5256
Family Assistance Center Specialist Northeast
Cell: (505) 795-5366
Family Assistance Center Specialist Las Cruces
Cell: (505) 795-5417
Family Assistance Center Specialist Roswell
Cell: (505) 795-5412
Family Assistance Center Specialist Rio Rancho
Cell: (505) 795-5356
The Four Corners Regional Airport will be having an event for everyone. Come out and enjoy seeing vintage cars and tractors. Hope to see you all there.
New Mexico Workforce-Farmington will be hosting a Community Career Fair. If your looking for a job this is the place to be. Dress for success and have resume ready. NM Workforce-Farmington offer a lot of resources besides looking for a job. If you need assistance or brush up on your skills they can assist.
Tricare tips in a dental emergency. What you need to know.
Dental emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time. Fortunately, the TRICARE Dental Program covers emergency dental care. You’ll pay no cost-share for emergency dental services regardless of your pay
If you are in the Las Cruces or surrounding area, this will be a great event for the family. There is a limited number of spots so call or message Alex today to reserve yours! 🐎
Join us Monday!
Join the TSP Training and Liaison Specialists from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for engaging presentations on the TSP topics that matter most to you. Ideal for all federal employees, uniformed service members, agency/service representatives, military financial educators, and anyone else who is interested in learning about the TSP. All times listed are Eastern Time.
All are welcome to support our Navajo Nation Veterans Stand Down at Window Rock, AZ. The Navajo President Buu Nygren, will be the guest speaker. A lot resources will be there to support our Veterans. Show your support. Thank you
You are invited Goodwill's Community Career Fair on July 19, 2023 at 1300-1500. Location is at the Farmington Armory. Please join us if your looking for a job or need a career change. Good employers are looking for good employees. Hope to you all there.
Interested in a new career? Stop in and check out the Workforce Connection hiring event on June 21st from 9:00 - 12:00 in Albuquerque!
Las Cruces and surrounding areas!
🎯🏹 Don't forget about our youth archery camp this Friday! Sign up with Alex to reserve your spot!! 🎯🏹
Just as a reminder anyone 16 and over that is eligible to work qualifies for our GoodJobs program at Goodwill NM!
We will help them build resumes, prepare for interviews, find quality tailored job leads, apply for jobs online, provide encouragement & motivation, and much more! All of our programs are completely free!
For anyone in the ABQ metro area please refer them to Ms. Mae Jackson at 505-881-6401 ext. 1935 or [email protected]
Looking for a career change or employment opportunity? Check out the Veterans Memorial Hiring Event on Wednesday, May 31st from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Bring your resumes and dress for success to apply for positions!
Save the date for the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions Diversity Job Fair on Friday, May 26th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at the Professional Development Building. For additional information, contact Maria Brazil at 505-768-3491
Please join New Mexico Workforce Connection for the Santa Fe Country Career and Resource Fair on May 26th from 10:00 - 3:00. For additional information contact the organization at 505-355-1758
Interested in a new career? Check out the Goodwill Industries Community Career Fair in Santa Fe at the La Farge Library on May 25th, 2023, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. For additional information, please call 505-446-2300 extension 4193
Join us in Las Cruces June 9th!
Contact Alex at the number on the flyer to secure your spot! 🏹 🎯
Mental Health First Aid - Adult
8-hour course will be offered 31 May, 0800 - 1700 hours
Intended for adults to learn how to respond to adults who are having a mental
These two classes are offered in-person only.
Open to Team Kirtland, Spouses, and those with base access.
Contact Teresa Reinhard, Prevention Coordination Specialist, at 505-846-6427
or [email protected] for questions.
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health and substance use concerns.
Interested in a career with Securitas? Check out the hiring event on May 23rd, 2023, at the Securitas Security Services USA on San Pedro Drive NE. For additional information, please contact 505-341-2041.
Please join the American Red Cross for the Trauma Talk Resiliency Workshop on May 24th, 2023, in Santa Fe Community College from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. For registration, please call 505-262-6162 or https:/NMRedCross.eventbrite.com
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
SANTA FE –The New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS), in honor of May designated as National Mental Health Awareness Month, is encouraging veterans in New Mexico who need mental or behavioral health assistance to seek treatment from programs available to help veterans.
DVS is also challenging family members and all New Mexicans to reach out to, listen to—and if needed, to step in and take action for veterans who need help.
Any New Mexican who is experiencing a mental health crisis, or are having suicidal thoughts, should immediately call the three-digit telephone 9-8-8 Lifeline for Emotional, Mental, or Substance Misuse Support. When prompted, veterans should then press “1” to be immediately put in touch with someone who is specially trained to help veterans experiencing a health mental health crisis.
Family members, friends, or anyone who is with a veteran experiencing such a crisis can also call on behalf of that veteran. The 9-8-8 lifeline is in operation 24-hours a day/365-days a year, and will refer callers to local resources.
For Long-Term/Ongoing Mental Health Care for Veterans
Veterans in New Mexico who are enrolled in VA health care can contact the four Vet Centers here in the state. These facilities, managed by the New Mexico VA Health Care System—focus solely on mental and behavioral health counseling and services:
Farmington (505) 327-9684
Santa Fe (505) 988-6562
Albuquerque (505) 346-6562
Las Cruces (575) 523-9826
National Mental Health Awareness Month is also a great opportunity for the public to learn more about mental health, and to realize that there is no shame in seeking help for treatment.
The New Mexico Human Services Department’s A Dose of Wellness Campaign urges New Mexicans to take a pledge to end the stigma associated with mental health that often prevents those needing help from seeking treatment.
“I ask all veterans who think they may need help dealing with mental or emotional issues to please seek the help outlined above,” said DVS Cabinet Secretary Donnie Quintana. “There is absolutely no shame, no weakness in stepping forward to seek help. You served our country, and now it’s time that we serve you in your time of need. Please don’t suffer any longer. We all want to help you.”
We offer confidential help for Veterans, service members, and their families at no cost in a non-medical setting. Our services include counseling for needs such as depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the psychological effects of military sexual trauma (MST). We can also connect yo...
Just a reminder to join the TSP Training and Liaison Specialists from the Federal
Retirement Thrift Investment Board for engaging presentations on the
TSP topics that matter most to you. Ideal for all federal employees, uniformed service members, agency/service representatives, military financial educators, and anyone else who is interested in learning about the TSP. All times listed are Eastern Time.
Check out the Community Career Fair sponsored Goodwill Industries of New Mexico on May 18th, 2023, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. For additional information, please contact Randy Rizek at 505-404-2275
Veterans' Community Briefing & Benefits Fair on May 17th from 0900 - 1200 featuring information on DVS plans for 2023, the PAT ACT, and so much more. For additional details, contact Ray Seva at 505-362-6089.
Enjoy a night out and leave the kiddos with us! Sign up today for Parents Night Out. Only $8 per hour. Saturday, June 10 from 4pm-12:30am.
LEVEL UP Youth opportunities and youth event featuring employer participation in Taos & Las Cruces, NM. Level Up provides 16–24 year-olds an opportunity to work within the hospitality industry! They'll cover the wages and provide all the training. If interested, contact the New Mexico Workforce Connection offices in Las Cruces and Taos.
DVS to Host Next Local Veterans Community Briefing in Raton
May 17 (9 a.m. - noon)
Colfax County Administration Building (230 North Third St.)
(Raton)– The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) will host its next local veterans community briefing in Raton on May 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Colfax County Administration Building, located at 230 North Third Street.
DVS Cabinet Secretary Donnie Quintana will be joined by agency division directors to provide updates on DVS initiatives for 2023 and beyond. Among the topics to be outlined are plans to expand coverage of the Highly Rural Veterans Transportation Program currently providing free round-trip rides to medical appointments for veterans in fifteen counties, and the building of a half-scale replica of the national Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at the DVS-managed Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire.
Scheduled to join DVS at the briefing are representatives from the New Mexico VA Health Care System and the Albuquerque VA Regional Office to talk about the PACT Act. This is the new law that expands VA medical care for veterans who are experiencing health issues that might be linked to exposure to toxins during their military service. Proof of exposure is not required—a veteran needs only to document his or her service in regions as defined by the PACT Act.
An update on other VA developments will also be provided.
A representative from VA’s Loan Service Center will outline the VA home loan process and how veterans can apply for VA home loans.
“I encourage veterans in the northeast part of the state to attend this briefing, and to spread the word to other veterans,” said DVS Secretary Quintana. “We’re going to have a lot of valuable information which can help you and your family.”
The briefing will be videotaped, and an edited video will be posted on the DVS website. Similar briefings are planned for communities in other parts of the state this year.
For more information, please contact DVS Event Coordinator Joseph Dorn at [email protected] or (505) 861-9117.
May Holistic Challenge:
The Challenge is a Chief of the National Guard Bureau initiative to enhance the wellness of National Guard members and their families by promoting healthy behaviors and preventing harm. Each month the National Guard releases information on a different wellness topic to include background information, tips, resources, and talking points. Follow the National Guard on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get regular updates.
Check out the upcoming Employment Skills & Life Skills classes from Goodwill Industries. To register, please call (505) 881-6401 or at www.goodwillnm.org/job-skills-classes.
NOW HIRING; recruiting event on Tuesday, April 25 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the New Mexico Work Force Connection in Albuquerque. Part-time time positions at Albuquerque International Sunport positions at $18.70 per hour. Please scan the QR Code on the flyer below.
Looking for a new career? Check out the next Community Career Fair on Wednesday April 26th, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the 5000 San Mateo Goodwill location (north entrance). For additional information, please contact 505-314-1816.
Medicaid, Food Security, & the Social Determinants of Health and Well-being
April 26, 2023
Military family readiness promotes health and wellbeing in various ways. Among these are helping to connect service members and families to needed resources and support at the community, state, and national levels. Join this webinar to explore the connection between Medicaid, food security, and the well-being of your clients.
About This Webinar Military family readiness promotes service member and family health and well-being in a variety of ways. Among these are helping to connect service members and families to needed resources and supports at the community, state, and national level. In addition, family readiness requ...
Operation Hiring Heroes is hosting the 8th annual employment event on Wednesday, April 26th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Legion. Learn about valuable resources and network with a large list of employers. Hope to see you there!
From Kathryn Troutman: High School and College Students need a resume! The correct dates for the two free webinars are:
Dates and times for the Creating Your First Resume Webinar:
1. Friday April 21, 2023 12 noon ET
2. Friday April 28, 2023, 4 pm ET
Thank you, military child, for your military service support, experience, education, volunteer experiences, lessons learned and above-and-beyond sacrifices for moving around 10 or more times throughout your education and early life!
So, what’s next for you? College? Internship? Beginning a Career? Job? Travel? Federal Agency Career? Military service?
Either way. you will need a good resume. Please attend one of the three Creating Your First Resume webinars with author and resume expert, Kathryn Troutman. Kathryn believes that all high school students need a great resume for whatever is next.
This webinar will cover:
· Resume writing basics – see more than 10 samples targeting various directions: college, internship, job, military, and federal jobs.
· Technical and soft skills – what technical skills do you have? What are your best soft skills? You will need to feature your critical skills in the resume – targeted toward your objective.
· How to match Keywords in your resume! You will need to know how to find and feature keywords in your resume for your entire resume.
· How to feature Accomplishments! What is outstanding about your education and work/internship career. Learn how to feature your best accomplishments.
· How to add volunteer and community service events! These experiences add SPARKLE to your resume and help you stand out from your competition.
· How to feature Education, Courses, Projects, Activities, and Awards. You have done a lot in high school. Write about your significant courses, projects, and awards!
· How to present and package the resume! Usually, the first resume is 2 to 3 pages, depending on your experiences. Look at hloom.com for many templates that can present your experiences.
· See samples of new high school and college graduate resume targeting college, internships, jobs, or military service reserves.
Creating Your First Resume includes samples of resumes for all types of jobseekers, internships, and college applications. The resume is critical for your success after high school, during, and after college.
Register for one of the three, one-hour webinars about Creating Your First Resume! Get started with writing a competitive resume right away!
FREE - Writing Your FIRST Resume Lessons by Author Kathryn Troutman. Top Tips: keywords, accomplishments, and education emphasis!
DVS Produces Video Highlighting Bataan Remembrance Day in Santa Fe
(Santa Fe) -The New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) has produced a video highlighting the Bataan Remembrance Day on April 8 in Santa Fe.
The ceremony is presented every year by the New Mexico National Guard, along with the DVS, to honor the 1,800 men of the New Mexico National Guard who were in the Philippines on December 8, 1941, when Japan launched a surprise attack on that country.
The attack came just hours after Japan launched the infamous attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
The ceremony in Santa Fe honors those National Guard members, for being part of the 75,000 American and Filipino soldiers who were surrendered to the Japanese invasion force by U.S. command. The Americans and Filipinos were then forced by their captors to walk more than 60 torture-filled miles to prison camps—in what has come to be known as the Bataan Death March.
The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services videotaped the ceremony and has produced a video of a short history behind the efforts of those defenders of the Bataan Peninsula, and with highlights of the ceremony.
The New Mexico National Guard, with help from the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services, presented the annual Bataan Remembrance Day ceremony this year ...
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