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House of Representatives WOUNDED WARRIOR PROGRAM (aka Green & Gold Congressional Aide Program) in Willmar, Minnesota

Summary This position is limited to veterans desiring to serve as a paid Congressional Aide for two-year in the U.S. House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Program (aka Green & Gold Congressional Aide Program). Selected Candidates will work directly for a Member of Congress as part of their office staff. Positions are located in Congressional District Offices around the country. Responsibilities The Wounded Warrior Program (aka Green & Gold Congressional Aide Program) was established to create employment opportunities for veterans within the House of Representatives. These two-year positions provide veterans with experience and exposure to broaden career opportunities. Positions are available in congressional Member District Offices nationwide. Duties will vary depending upon the specific requirements of each Member Office. Said duties may include, but are not limited to: working as a constituent services representative; helping local constituents resolve issues with federal agencies; serving as a liaison to local Veterans Service Organizations (VSO); attending local events and meetings on behalf of your Member of Congress; and performing legislative work. SPECIFIC DUTIES FOR EACH MEMBER OFFICE WILL BE DISCUSSED DURING THE INTERVIEW PROCESS Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Detail oriented; excellent organization skills; excellent communication skills; strong computer skills; ability to complete projects within timelines and under minimal supervision. Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional and courteous work disposition; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in handling sensitive information; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. High School Diploma required. Some college level classes preferred but not required. Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Knowledge of the legislative process is not required encouraged. Please do not contact or submit applications to congressional offices. Education Additional Information