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Workforce Development Dept., County of San Bernardino

Meet Peter

Workforce Challenge

Peter is a retired, senior veteran with over 20 years of experience as a probation officer. He is a very active, and he is determined to work and stay involved with the community. Peter needed to find a job in order to supplement his retirement income. When he started looking for a job, he soon realized that he needed help navigating today’s job market.

Workforce Solution

Peter was referred to the Workforce Investment Board for training and Veteran’s Assistance. The Workforce Investment Board provided Peter with personalized case management and career advice. He received resume assistance, job referrals and vouchers for Live Scan. He also attended job workshops.

Outcomes & Benefits

Peter is now successfully employed full-time as a Campus Monitor at a local high school. He is especially thankful to his local Workforce Investment Board for their assistance with computers and introducing him to the Veteran’s Networking Club. Peter says that the Workforce Investment Board, “helped me find a realistic career goal that suited my age and physical ability. I am so appreciative of the service I received. I am now able to maintain my household and look forward to an active lifestyle while easing into retirement.”

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