Legislator seeking to fill outreach, facilitator post
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a position in either his O’Fallon or Carbondale district office.
The veteran chosen for the fellowship will engage in community outreach and act as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state and local agencies.
The Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program was established by the U.S. House of Representatives to provide employment opportunities for wounded or disabled veterans within member offices.
The program is limited to veterans who meet all of the following requirements:
Honorably discharged, released from active duty within the last five years, terminal pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3, 20 percent or greater service connected disabilities (waived if you have a Purple Heart). Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement Authorization, TERA, retirement are not eligible for the program.
Interested veterans are advised to go to https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search “Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program” for more information and to learn how to apply.