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Victim Witness Center Benefits From Intern Pgm

Nevada County’s Victim Witness Center staffing has been benefitting from an Air Force internship program. It’s called SkillBridge. It’s an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific-industry training and apprenticeships. Haley Leonard is enlisted at Beale Air Force Base and works with computers…

click to listen to Haley Leonard

Leonard was appearing on KNCO’s “On the Town”, on Wednesday, as part of the county’s week-long observation of National Crime Victim Rights Week. The county’s Victim Witness Center has two full-time advocates and two part-timers, along with one full-time intern. The SkillBridge program can only apply during the last six months of military service prior to release from active duty. Leonard has been with Victim Witness for about two weeks…

click to listen to Haley Leonard

SkillBridge connects service members with industry partners and real-world job experiences that are designed to aid them in finding meaningful and gainful employment after discharge.

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