Indiana Department Of Veteran Affairs Jobs
Government of Hamilton County, IndianaHamilton County, IN$26.08 an hour
- Knowledge of basic filing systems and ability to create and maintain accurate and complete department files/records.
|Estimated $21.6K – $27.3K a yearFull-time +1|
Welcome To The Department Of Veterans Affairs
The people of Indiana County are grateful for the many sacrifices each veteran has willingly made in the service of our county and for the cause of freedom throughout the world.
As a symbol of their appreciation, Indiana County Board of Commissioners wishes to extend the services and benefits of the Department of Veterans Services to those veterans and their dependents.
County Veterans Service Office
The Clark County Veterans Service Office counsels, advises and assists military service veterans, veterans survivors and their dependents in obtaining benefits provided for them by County, State and Federal laws. Our staff receives training from the State of Indiana through the Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs and accreditation from the federal Veterans Administration .
The Veterans Service Office offers a full range of free services:
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A Community Where You Belong
Making the transition from the military to college can be challenging. At IU, the Center for Veteran and Military Students helps ease the transition by providing a place for the military community to come together in a supportive environment. We encourage you to stop by our Veterans Lounge to study, relax, or connect with other veterans.
The lounge is open during our office hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join IUs chapter of Student Veterans of America, a nonprofit organization that provides resources, support, and advocacy for veterans pursuing higher education. Email SVA@indiana.edu for more information.
Care We Provide At Va Indiana Health Care
We provide emergency medical care 24 hours a day, every day. Our emergency room staff can help you with:
- Life-threatening illnesses and injuries that require immediate attention
- Urgent medical issues that must be treated right away
- Psychiatric evaluations
If you need to call the Emergency Department, call .
We want to make sure that your health needs are met by the right doctor, at the right time, and in the right setting. Sometimes your primary care doctor is the best option. Other times you might need advanced care in the emergency room.
When in doubt, call the Patient Response Center at or .
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How To Use Your Va Benefits At Ivy Tech
There is a process in place for requesting your benefits which consists of a form being sent through DocuSign, an electronic document that is sent to your Ivy Tech email. Be sure to meet with your academic advisor and follow your Degree Completion Tracker to ensure you are taking classes that are required for your program, to help lessen processing delays due to scheduling issues. Once you are enrolled in courses, request the enrollment request from your VMBS.
When you complete and e-sign the document it is then routed to our office. Generally, we can have your enrollment processed to the VA, within a week. In peak enrollment time please give us up to 14 business days to get this sent to the VA.
Tips for full time status:
- The VA pays for the time you are in classes and that rate of pursuit during that time period.
- We understand this is a lot of information, please do not hesitate to ask about full time status before you are enrolled in classes if you follow these helpful examples.
|16 Week – Not Enrolled|
|16 Week – 4 Credit Hours|
|8 Week 1 – 3 Credit Hours||8 Week 2 – 5 Credit Hours|
|VA Status – 3/4 Time||Full Time|
If you are in a clinical course and not full time based upon credit hours, you may still qualify for full time benefits – see your VMBS to confirm your enrollment status.
Important Things to Consider When Scheduling/Attending Classes
Chapter 33 Post 9/11 Gi Bill
The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months of educational benefits toward your IU degree or certificate program. Benefits are available to you for 15 years after ending active duty. Under this program, you are entitled to funds based on the length of time you were active duty. Dependents may also use Chapter 33 benefits transferred to them by their sponsor.
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Applying For Your Va Benefit
- Scroll down to How do I apply
- Pull down the Find your education benefits form
- Answer the questions and then apply now
- It gives you an option to apply without signing in, or you can create an account to log back in and track if you have an ID.me account, it is highly recommended you sign in with this account as you may receive a quicker approval.
What benefit might I qualify for?
- Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill ®
- If you have at least 90 days active duty time after 09/11/2001 you may be eligible for CH 33
- Chapter 35 – Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance
- This VA benefit is for the dependents of a Veteran that has a 100% permanent and total service related disability.
The Ivy Tech Community Thanks You For Your Service
Through your service, you’ve made our nation stronger and proven your commitment to our country.
We will provide you with the education you need to jump start your career in a high-demand field. With the lowest college tuition in the state and flexible scheduling, you can earn your degree quickly and for less.
Whether youre looking to earn an associate degree, build up your credentials with certifications and certificates, or take a more affordable route to a bachelors degree, we are here for you, from interest to graduation.
We are excited to be a part of your educational experience!
200 Daniels WayBloomington, IN 47404
Drop In Office Hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, By Appointment on Fridays
For returning students who have previously used GI Bill benefits, please email to request we email your Veterans Request for Enrollment Certification form. This form is required to be completed every semester you’re enrolled and want to use your GI Bill benefits.
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Children Of Disabled Indiana Veterans
If you are called to active duty while enrolled at IU Kokomo, please visit the official IU Reserves Called to Active Duty policy in regard to course withdrawal and refund of tuition and fees.
For information about financial aid to attend Indiana University Kokomo, contact , or by calling 765-455-9216.
Please note: GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs . More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at
Chapter 31 Disabled Veterans Qualified For Vocational Rehabilitation
In most cases, in order to receive Chapter 31 education benefits, you must receive monthly VA disability payments. However, exceptions are made in some cases. This award will cover tuition, books, supplies, and other education-related expenses. The application is separate and distinct from the education benefit applications. Contact Veterans Support Services for further information.
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Serving Those Who Have Served
Indiana Universitys connections to the United States military date back to the schools founding in 1820. Many of IUs first students, faculty members, and trustees had military ties, including some who served in the War of 1812.
IUs proud tradition of military involvement has remained strong over the past 200 years. Today the IU Bloomington campus is home to more than 500 veterans and nearly 750 military spouses and dependents. The Center for Veteran and Military Students helps veterans and military-connected students make the transition from the military to IU and provides support and resources during their time on campus.
Rankings reflect 2021 Best for Vets List.
Woman Who Helped Overturn Roe Leads Fight Against Veterans Affairs
A woman who was instrumental in the overturning of Roe v. Wade has filed an amicus brief with other pro-life elected officials in opposition of abortion policies at the Department of Veterans Affairs that allegedly overrule religious liberties and states’ rights.
Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch and 17 other attorneys general filed an amicus brief Tuesday in the Western District of Texas in the case of Carter v. McDonough. The brief supports 23-year VA nurse practitioner Stephanie Carter, a self-described Christian who is employed at the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Center in Temple, Texaswhich serves more than 7,000 female patients annually.
In addition to Mississippi, the brief was joined by attorneys general from Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia.
“In direct contravention of the Supreme Court‘s opinion in Dobbs, President Biden has taken abortion policy away from state legislators, Congress, and, most importantly, the people and given it to political appointees in his own administration,” Fitch said. “The Dobbs decision was about the rule of law. This VA rule is precisely the opposite.”
Carter’s lawsuit was filed by the First Liberty Institute, a nonprofit Christian conservative legal group based in Texas.
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Iu Kokomo Post 9/11 Gi Bill Yellow Ribbon Program
IU Kokomo is participating in Yellow Ribbon program for one out of state veteran. For a maximum of $3,000 per academic year , with the Department of Veterans Affairs matching the dollar amount up to our maximum of $3,000 for first qualified applicants. We have two such awards per academic year. For information regarding the Yellow Ribbon Program click Yellow Ribbon Info
For GI Bill® information, please visit the United States Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill Website. This site includes a helpful question and answer section.