CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ENCOURAGES VETERANS TO APPLY TO WOUNDED WARRIORS CONGRESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced his office is seeking a Wounded Warrior Fellow to serve as a Veterans’ Advocate and Outreach Coordinator in his Albany, Georgia Congressional Office. Primary responsibilities of the position will include facilitating and coordinating responses to a wide range of requests received from military, veterans, and other stakeholders in the region. The position will assist veteran constituents navigate government agencies and aid Congressman Bishop and staff to stay updated on issues related to the VA, defense, and national security.
“We have been fortunate to have Wounded Warriors work with us in the past, and so I am looking forward to participating in this wonderful program once again,” said Congressman Bishop “For those who relish the opportunity to participate in the legislative process and assist fellow veterans in Middle and Southwest Georgia firsthand, I encourage all those interested who meet the eligibility requirements to apply as soon as possible.”
The Congressional Wounded Warrior Fellowship program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of service and a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). To apply, please submit a resume, a copy of the last issued DD214 (page 4) and a letter from the VA indicating a 30% or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not send resumes directly to the Office of Congressman Sanford D. Bishop.
The Congressional Wounded Warrior Fellowship program was established to create potential employment opportunities for wounded or disabled veterans within the House of Representatives. Those selected for the program will be employed by the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer and will be given the opportunity to work in Member, committee and leadership offices. If a fit is found, transition into full-time employment may ensue at the conclusion of the two year fellowship, but is not guaranteed.
Interested veterans should visit https://cao.house.gov/job-title-veterans-advocate-and-outreach-coordinator for more information. Resumes will be reviewed until an applicant has been chosen for the fellowship.