Veterans Work Study

You can “earn while you learn” at COCC, through the Veterans Work Study program. The Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Work Study program provides a non-taxable allowance to students in return for performing veteran-related services.

If you are a ¾ to full-time student, who is interested in a part-time job that supports veterans, you can see if you are eligible by visiting: VA Benefits- About Work Study

Veterans Work Study


Veterans Benefits Office Assistant

Position Description: To assist the Student Certifying Officials in general office duties, specific to serving veteran students.

*This position is currently filled.

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Veterans Peer Advisor & Program Assistant

Position Description: This position has two primary roles. The majority of the position will be spent as a Peer Advisor, supporting new student veterans as they transition to college life. COCC’s Peer Advisors will be provided training through the PAVE Program

A portion of the job will be in the role of a Program Assistant which supports various aspects of the Veterans Program, including student outreach and staffing of the Veterans Center located on the Bend campus.

*These positions are currently filled.

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  1. Complete COCC’s Veterans Work Study Application and submit it to
  2. Fill out the application for Veterans Work Study Allowance by completing VA Form 22-8691.
    1. Email a copy of the completed form to, or submit a hard copy to COCC’s Certifying Official.
  3. Check your COCC email for an update from Veterans Services staff on your application status.

COCC Veterans Work Study Site Supervisors

  Bonnie Jordan, Veterans Program Coordinator
Site Supervisor for Peer Advisor and Program Assistant
541.383.7215 |