Transition Center Services

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The Veterans' Assistance Commission of Madison County Inc. gives assistance to Veterans in their transition endeavors. Current job openings and job fairs being held throughout the region are posted in the office and will be provided to Veterans upon request. Upcoming job fairs, recruitment events, and business expos also are listed below.

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Transition Center-Related Services:

  • Current job/career fair information
  • Current employment/job boards
  • Community resource and transition meetings
  • Specialized referrals to community agencies
  • Customized transition planning
  • Community outreach and engagement planning
  • Transportation assistance (bus tokens)
  • Computer lab

Documentation Typically Needed to Assist in Employment-Related Services:

  • Résumé draft for Madison County Employment and Training for review and/or development
  • Previous employment history

Transition Center Eligibility Requirements:

  • True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable)
  • Valid e-mail address for employment applications and searches
  • Registered accounts with Southwestern Illinois workNet Center and Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) Illinois Skills Match

Helpful Information:

Upcoming Job Fairs, Recruitment Events, and Business Expos:

The Veterans' Assistance Commission of Madison County Inc. will post job fairs, recruitments events, and business expos in the local area as it receives information. The schedule of events is subject to change. Prior to attending any of these events, you are strongly encouraged to confirm the companies that are participating. Here are some events being held in 2016:

April 2017

Christian Care Home Job Fair 2017 (PDF)
Christian Care Home (800 Chambers Road, St. Louis, MO)
April 8, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Veterans and Jefferson County Resource Event (PDF)
Jefferson College (Field House, Hillsboro, MO)
April 5, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lewis & Clark Community College Job Fair 2017 (PDF)
Godfrey Campus - The Commons (5800 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL)
April 5, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Charter Communications Career Fair (PDF)
Arnold Job Center (3675 West Outer Road, Suite 102, Arnold, MO)
April 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

The Service Companies Recruiting Event (PDF)
Missouri Job Center (212 Turner Boulevard, St. Peters, MO)
April 3, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

March 2017

March 2017 List of Job Fairs

March 2017 Networking Events & Resources

Westside Personnel Job Fair (PDF)
Washington Job Center (1108 Washington Square, Washington, MO)
March 30, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


St. Louis Community College Career & Networking Fair (PDF)
SLCC Florissant Valley (3400 Pershall Road, St. Louis, MO)
March 29, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

JobNewsUSA.com Job Fair (PDF)
Doubletree Hotel (1973 Craigshire, St. Louis, MO)
March 29, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Labor Finders Recruiting Event (PDF)
Missouri Job Center (212 Turner Boulevard, St. Peters, MO)
March 28, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Charter Communications Career Fair (PDF)
Arnold Job Center (3675 West Outer Road, Suite 102, Arnold, MO)
March 28, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Metro Job Fair (PDF)
Metrolink (2000 South Brentwood Boulevard, St. Louis, MO)
March 25, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

HireLevel Recruiting Events (PDF)
Madison County Employment and Training (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL)
March 23, April 4, and April 18, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Serco Recruiting Event (PDF)
Missouri Job Center (212 Turner Boulevard, St. Peters, MO)
March 23, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Assisted Health Services Inc. Job Fair (PDF)
Arnold Job Center (3675 West Outer Road, Suite 102, Arnold MO)
March 22 and 24, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Make A Difference Job Recruitment Workshop (PDF)
Community Living's Admin Building (1040 St. Peters Howell Road, St. Peters, MO)
March 22 and 23, 2017
(See PDF for times and registration information)

DB Schenker Recruiting Event (PDF)
Missouri Job Center (212 Turner Boulevard, St. Peters, MO)
March 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Golf & Rec-Plex Job Fair (PDF)

Golf & Rec-Plex (5200 Mexico Road, St. Peters, MO)
March 15 and 22,, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

StaffQuick Recruiting Events (PDF)
Madison County Employment and Training (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL)
March 21, April 4, and April 18, 2017
(See PDF for Times)

PeopleReady Job Fairs (PDF)
Madison County Employment and Training (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL)
March 20, April 3, and April 17, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mini Job Fair (PDF)
Urban League of Metro St. Louis (8960 Jennings Station Road, St. Louis, MO)
March 20, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Drury Plaza Hotel Job Fair (PDF)
Drury Plaza Hotel (2 South 4th Street, St. Louis, MO)
March 20, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

PeopleReady Job Fair (PDF)
Madison County Employment and Training (101 East Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL)
March 6 and 20, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

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