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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Colorado Springs, CO

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Company name

Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Colorado Springs, CO

Posted on

Feb 17,2018


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National Service Officer Duties: Provide representation to veterans/families before the VA. Work within DOD, VBA, and VHA offices to ensure timely and professional care of warriors. Develop and maintain relationships with related health care and social service providers. Remain current with all VA and DOD laws, regulations, and benefits. Plan, organize, and conduct benefit educational seminars. Maintain and update WWP intranet electronic tracking systems. Develop community support and to speak on behalf of WWP. Assist in all grassroots efforts and support specific campaigns as needed. Develop relationships that will foster and engage warriors and caregivers with WWP programs. Maintain yearly VA laws and regulations certification. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 2+ years of experience as a veterans benefits advocate required In lieu of advocate experience, JD Degree is considered. Extensive knowledge and experience involving all DOD programs and VA laws and regulations. Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills. Self-motivated, positive, outgoing, personable, and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups. Ability to timely complete required assignments. Ability to take initiative, multi-task, and work well under pressure. Effectively manage multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment. Organized, diligent, and able to troubleshoot, problem-solve and prioritize. Strong organizational and time management skills with a highly developed attention to detail. High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs.

Additional info

Job ID: 10795

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
1 South Nevada Avenue
Suite 205
Colorado Springs, CO 80903