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The Delaware Department of Labor has begun providing career and other labor assistance at libraries in all three counties under a pilot program.

The Delaware Division of Libraries and Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) rolled out the partnership in February 2019 to be able to reach out to more residents who may be in need of services, but are unable to travel to Department of Labor locations. With the many computers available at libraries, a staff member can offer residents help.

The Department of Labor Employment and Training Staff will be at your library to assist with career needs such as:

  • Search for jobs, exploring career paths
  • Help jobseekers develop resumes that meets employer needs
  • Learn about federal and state funded employment and training programs
  • Assist residents as they navigate the online unemployment insurance claims application
  • Discover our apprenticeship programs and other services

The current schedule and locations of Employment and Training Staff at the following libraries:

  • Bear Library Mondays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Seaford Library Mondays 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Rt. 9 Library Mondays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Milton Library Tuesdays 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Appoquinimink Library Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Newark Library Fridays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Dover Public Library Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

To ensure the most up-to-date schedule and locations, please visit: Employment Services Specialists at the Library

Public libraries are an ideal setting for the delivery of career services. As centers for community engagement and accessible technology, people in need of assistance in many cases are already library patrons.

“This partnership enables libraries to leverage Department of Labor expertise in assisting library patrons with meeting their needs,” said Jeffrey Bullock, Secretary of State. “Our libraries have evolved into force-multipliers for community outreach, and adding Department of Labor to the compliment of resources available through our libraries is a perfect fit.”

“Every day, in all Delaware public libraries, people come through the doors seeking assistance on a variety of topics, including employment,” said State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman. “This pilot project reflects the reality that critical needs have become more pronounced.”

“Helping people discover services and opportunities as easily and efficiently as possible is our goal and this program is a great example of that,” said Cerron Cade, Secretary of the Department of Labor. “Library patrons will receive assistance with an employment and training specialist who can help them at a place that is location friendly.”

Currently, more than 200 agencies and nonprofits are collaborating with Delaware libraries to provide services to patrons across the state.


WED, JUNE 27, 2019
12pm – 1pm
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

No cost to attend, and breakfast/lunch will be served. Learn more and have your questions answered by Subject Matter Experts! The Workshop agenda includes a full-range of topics such as employer obligations under USERRA law; military skills translation; access to job seeking service members; employing veterans; and much more.

See flyer for full details.

To REGISTER, please contact:
Dawn Walker, CTR
Program Support Specialist – DE
302-326-7553 OFFICE

2019 Civilian Employer WORKSHOP may-jun-july

Now Accepting Applications!

This is an exciting opportunity in an award-winning AmeriCorps program for Military Veterans or immediate military family members. Learn skills and gain certifications that will assist you in gaining employment in the natural resources field.

Perfect for college students home for the summer to earn money, gain skills, and earn an education award! Perfect opportunity for military veterans, recently retired veterans, active guard and reserve members, military spouses and immediate family members.

Slots are limited and fill quickly.

Flexible start dates and terms – Spring and Summer start dates.

Trails/Park Project Team – As part of a team, you will perform a variety of conservation activities including trail maintenance, invasive plant identification and eradication and park based projects.

Environmental Stewardship Team – you will serve directly with our field experts learning and performing Environmental Stewardship activities.

FBI fingerprint background investigation is required, provided by the program at no cost to participants.

Must be 18 years of age or older.
Program ends August 31, 2019
Positions available statewide.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend paid every two weeks
  • Education Award upon successful completion
  • Outstanding Training, Certifications, and Experience
  • Uniforms
  • Admission to all Delaware State Parks


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a military veteran and/or military family member
  • Able to pass State and FBI criminal background check
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S.

For more information and to apply >

Karen Minner CIG, CPSI
Veterans Conservation Corps – AmeriCorps Program Director
Grants Administrator
Delaware State Parks
P: 302-739-9208
E: Karen.minner@delaware.gov

Community Outreach Specialist (New Castle County)
Dept: Veterans and Housing First Services

The Community Outreach Worker’s responsibility is to identify low income Veteran families who are homeless or in jeopardy of losing housing, determine their program eligibility, and provide supportive services. Our goal is to alleviate homelessness for Veterans throughout the state of Delaware.


  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Valid Delaware driver’s license with clean motor vehicle record (MVR)

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED, prefer candidate with experience working with the homeless
  • Street outreach experience a plus, in addition to being familiar with resources for low income individuals


For referral, AFTER you apply online, send an email with your resume attached to:

E  christine.f.kubik.nfg@mail.mil
O  302.326.7582
C  302.540.0711

JOB TITLE: Veterans Home Administrator

(This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System)

Recruitment #011619-MUDB06-200900
Salary: $76,903/Min – $115,355.00/Max
Location: Delaware Veterans Home, Milford


The Veterans Home Administrator oversees the Delaware Veterans Home, a 140-bed long-term care facility located in Milford, Delaware. The Veterans Home is a division of the Department of State and this position reports directly to the Deputy Secretary of State. The Administrator is responsible for the overall management of a facility: planning, developing, directing and supporting all operational, administrative, clinical, and fiscal activities for the facility’s programs and services. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day activities of the Home, the Administrator is also responsible for ensuring that residents and their families receive outstanding care in a loving environment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Veterans Home Administrator

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer,
experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

Applicants must have education, training or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Healthcare Administration, or related field.
  2. Current State licensed Nursing Home Administrator.
  3. Must meet all State health regulations which includes a criminal background investigation and reference inquiry.
  4. Five years of experience in a long-term or sub-acute care setting.
  5. Three years of experience in budget administration which includes managing, developing, analyzing and implementing budgets; developing strategic plans and establishing internal control.
  6. Three years of experience in operations management which includes planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and evaluating operations typically through subordinate supervisors.
  7. Six months experience in interpreting licensure, certification and accreditation standards.

If you are applying to any position on usajobs.gov, take the time to attend this excellent workshop to learn how to navigate the federal application process, create a winning resume and become the BEST QUALIFIED applicant.


FRIDAY, February 22, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

DE Dept of Labor offices
Blue Hen Corporate Center
655 S. Bay Rd., Suite 2H
Dover, DE 19901

Limited to 24 seats. Open to all.

To Sign Up contact Kevin Gunning — When you contact KEVIN by phone or e-mail make sure you leave a clear message with your name and phone number so he can call back with further instruction, parking details, and registration info:

(302) 857-5870 or email

2019-02-22 Federal Resume Workshop


Wed, Jan 16, 2019
1100-1300 hours
Hopkins & Sons (1 Bellecor Drive, New Castle, DE 19720)

Hiring for Driver, Helper and Warehouse Assistant

  • Driver – Must be 21 years of age with a clean driving record, pass a background check and drug screen. This driving position is a crew leader position to run our moving jobs. You must be able to lift 50 pounds over your head. A typical day would be for the crew lead by the driver to drive to the customers home or business, load the items in a safe and damage free manner, drive to the delivery and unload the items. At that point the driver would prepare the bill for the customer and collect charges.
  • Helper – Must be 18 years of age with a clean background check and pass a drug test. The Helper will be responsible to assist the driver with loading and delivering and must be able to follow instructions from their Driver/Crew Leader.
  • Warehouse Assistant – Must be 18 years of age and have a clean background check and pass a drug test. The duties of this position would be to work directly for the Warehouse Manager and receive household goods and other products into our warehouse. There would be basic computer needs and organizational skills a must.

All of these positions have the potential for full time with healthcare benefits and paid vacation and sick time.

Located in New Castle, Delaware, Hopkins and Sons, Inc. is a 4th generation, family-owned and operated moving company!

If you are unable to attend the Job Fair, walk in applicants to their New Castle location is accepted. APPLY TODAY!

2019-01-16 Job Fair Hopkins and Sons

EMPLOYER: Connections Community Support Programs
JOB TITLE: Case Manager, Sussex County (Seaford, DE)

Are you a Veteran? Veteran candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive preference for this position!

Do you have experience with those experiencing homelessness? Are you someone who can provide links to community resources? Would you describe yourself as one who possesses strong communication and organizational skills, is empathic, goal oriented, and is passionate about advocating for others? If so, keep reading!

This member of the multidisciplinary team has the responsibility to carry out rehabilitation and support functions and assist in treatment. Provides individual support, substance abuse services, family support, services linkage, daily living skills support, assistance with self-administration of medication, employment support, social-leisure support, and other activities as assigned under the supervision of a mental health professional.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Behavioral Health, Psychology or related field.
  • Prior military experience, a plus.
  • Previous experience with homelessness population.
  • Knowledge of local community resources in Sussex County



Or EMAIL resume to: jpatterson@connectionscsp.org

Are you considering increasing your job skills and knowledge to make advances in your career?

Delaware Tech is providing scholarship opportunities in Workforce Training. Target audience is unemployed or underemployed Veterans, Veterans looking for a career change, or Veterans who need that extra training to get that next promotion. Active Duty, National Guard, and Reservists may apply.

Workforce Training only and funds are limited.

Certificate Programs include:

  • A+ Certification
  • Fire Protection Technician Certificate I
  • CNA Prep
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • HVAC Maintenance Certificate

Download Application

More info, programs and Applicable Courses can be reviewed on line. CLICK HERE >

For questions, contact:
David Strawbridge
Director of Military and Veteran Services
Delaware Technical Community College
302-857-1617 (office)


Delaware Tech is providing scholarship opportunities in Workforce Training. Target audience is unemployed or underemployed Veterans, Veterans looking for a career change, or Veterans who need that extra training to get that next promotion. Active Duty, National Guard, and Reservists may apply.

Workforce Training only and funds are limited.

Applicable courses can be reviewed online >

For questions, contact:
David Strawbridge
Director of Military and Veteran Services
Delaware Technical Community College
302-857-1617 (office)

Delaware Tech Veterans Scholarship application

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