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Department of Veterans Affairs hosts open house in New Orleans

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The Department of Veterans Affairs hosts an open house Monday, August 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System recruitment center located at 2400 Canal Street in New Orleans.

During the event human resource specialists will share information about current job opening in the VA and how to apply.

This comes as Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System  prepares to open its new 1.6 million sq. ft. medical center in Mid-City New Orleans.  

Organizers say staff will answer questions on benefits available to Veterans and help Veterans with disability claims issues.

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System will be hiring nearly 1,000 employees to staff its new medical center.

Monday service and program representatives such as workforce development, logistics, nursing, police, mental health and pharmacy will be available to answer questions and provide information about the type of jobs available.

A Vets coordinator will also be on site to help Veterans apply for positions through special hiring authorities.

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