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Wounded Warrior Fellow

House of Representatives

This is a Full-time position in Virginia Bch, VA posted January 10, 2022.

Summary This position is limited to veterans desiring to serve a two-year paid Congressional Fellowship as part of the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program.

Selected Fellows will work directly for a Member of Congress as part of their office staff.

Fellowships are located in Congressional District Offices around the country.

Responsibilities The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff.

The CAO organization comprises more than 650 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.The Wounded Warrior Program was established to create employment opportunities for veterans within the House of Representatives.

These two-year fellowships provide veterans with experience and exposure tobroadencareer 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.


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.Additional informationThe successful candidate should have the ability to pay attention to detail, have strong organization skills, can work independently and in a team environment, and have the ability to multitask.

Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary.

Knowledge of the legislative process is not required, but is a plus.

Please do not contact or submit applications to congressional offices.

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