FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Operation: Job Ready Veterans Receives Charitable Gift from the Call of Duty Endowment

Indianapolis, IN (January 26, 2021) – Operation: Job Ready Veterans (OJRV) is pleased to announce it has received a $500,000 charitable gift from the Call of Duty Endowment (CODE).

OJRV will be using this funding toward job placement services for 595 veterans during 2021. OJRV will be providing one-on-one career transition services and programs in order support the placement of these veterans.

Some of the one-on-one services OJRV will be offering are resume development/revision, cover letter development/revision, interview preparation/coaching, networking strategies, social media utilization, job search assistance.

OJRV will be providing multiple programs offerings in support of the CODE funding. The Virtual Veterans Employment Transition Seminar (VETS) is a faster-paced version of OJRV’s in-person VETS course. The four virtual course modules focus on transition skills, value proposition statement development, civilian resume development, and interviewing skills. OJRV’s First Impressions Workshop is a specialized, three-hour workshop addressing mock interviews, healthy living techniques, and professional attire opportunities. The OJRV Federal Resume Workshop is a specialized, two-hour workshop focused on federal resume writing, performance-based interviewing, and USAJOBS profile development.

“We feel privileged the Call of Duty Endowment once again has acknowledged the need of veterans throughout the United States and that the Endowment continues to believe in our mission. Year after year the Call of Duty Endowment is helping us make a difference, and this gift will be truly transformative in the lives of our veterans,” said OJRV Executive Director Gene Anderson. 

The Call of Duty Endowment has funded the placement of more than 77,000 veterans in meaningful employment since its inception. The Call of Duty Endowment is building a community committed to getting veterans back to work, a mission Operation: Job Ready Veterans shares and works toward every day. 

About Operation: Job Ready Veterans (OJRV)

Operation: Job Ready Veterans is a Midwest-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing veterans, service members, military spouses, and their dependents for entry into the workforce. OJRV focuses on transition, job readiness, and career placement, providing employment readiness training and specialized job placement to personnel from all military branches, service eras, and ability levels. The nonprofit’s mission is to bridge life’s transitional gaps for veterans, service members, and their families by empowering them to meet their individual education, employment, and career goals.

Website: ojrv.org
Facebook: jobreadyvets
LinkedIn: job-ready-veterans

About the Call of Duty Endowment 

The Call of Duty Endowment is a nonprofit organization co-founded by Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard. The Endowment seeks to help veterans find high-quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value veterans bring to the workplace. For more information about the Call of Duty Endowment, please visit callofdutyendowment.org. 

Media Contact Information
Maddie Farris
mfarris@jobreadyvets.org
+1.317.318.5695

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