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UPCOMING EVENTS & REGISTRATION

 

  • JBLM Job Fair, 18 Jan, from 11am to 3pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM, sponsored by DAV|RecruitMilitary. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, dependents, and veterans. We provide the opportunity for service members, families and veterans to meet face to face with companies looking to hire. These companies are hiring for a multitude of different markets including: Law Enforcement, Healthcare, Finance, Educational Institutions, Federal/Contract Positions, Transportation, Logistics and more. This event is free for those attending. To pre-register visit: www.RecruitMilitary.com/JBLM

 

  • Work of Honor Networking Event, 19 Jan from 6-7:30pm at C.I. Shenanigans in Tacoma for an outstanding business networking opportunity for Veterans, Military Spouses and Business Professionals. Guest speakers provide valuable insight on how Veterans are using their military experience in enhancing civilian business operations. For more information and to RSVP go to https://www.workofhonor.com/events

 

  • Operation Good Jobs Veteran Networking & Hiring Event, 1 Feb from 11am to 2pm at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military & Veteran Services and its Operation GoodJobs program. The event allows transitioning Military, Veterans, and Spouses the opportunity to meet with HR and Recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, ability to network with government and private sector employees, and on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information: www.vetneteventfeb2017.eventbrite.com

 

  • Direct2Apprenticeship Event, 2 Feb at America’s Credit Union (1495 Wilmington Drive, DuPont). The opportunity to connect you with training directors, employers and apprenticeship coordinators from multiple industries in Washington State. Meet and Network with Representatives from Multiple Industries. Hear from a multitude of panelists and organizations looking to hire veterans. Network with organizations one-on-one to see if they are the right match for you. For more information contact: Rachel Roberts at RachelR@dva.wa.gov.

 

  • Environmental Job Training, 3 Feb thru 17 Mar at Clover Park Technical College, sponsored by EPA, City of Tacoma, and Goodwill. This FREE six-week (M-F) course is open to military/veterans and their adult family members. Training will lead to OSHA, HAZWOPER and other civilian certifications that can lead to exciting careers in construction, contamination remediation, HAZMAT and more. Local employers will be at the graduation. Eligibility: 18 years+, Pierce County resident, HS diploma or GED, drug screen testing, basic math/reading test, no felonies in past 7 years, driver’s license and transportation. There is no cost for attendance, but RSVP is required by attending one of these two orientations: www.envirotrainingorientationjan9.eventbrite.com. or www.envirotrainingorientationjan18.eventbrite.com. Sign up now, limitedcourse seats.

 

  • GAF Roofing Academy Training, starts 7 Feb a@8am at the ABC Supply Co. (9516 39th Ave Ct SW, Lakewood). Funding available for veterans who are looking for a career in roofing. Guaranteed job. Call 800.371.2963 or info@ProTrainEdu.org.

 

  • Brown Bag Mini Job Fair will be will be spotlighting “Helmets to Hardhats” on 8 Feb from 11 am to 1pm in the Hawk Transition Center Lobby (11577 1st Division Drive, JBLM). This event is open to veterans, spouses and transitioning service members. If there are any questions please contact: 253-967-5599.

 

  • Military Spouse Program Career Event, 15 Feb @ 7pm / 16 Feb @ 10am at the American Lake Conference Center (8085 NCO Beach Rd, JBLM). Please join us for a two-day career event for military spouses. Feb 15-Network with vetted employers, community leaders, senior military spouses, and other job seekers at a special catered reception, gaining valuable insight on career planning and how to stand out as a candidate. Feb 16- Connect with military-friendly employers at the hiring fair, discovering flexible jobs from a wide array of industries and skill levels. Complimentary professional profile photos and resume review available. For info and to register: www.HiringOurHeroes.org

 

  • Armed Forces Community Service, Service Member and Family Assistance Center Education Fair to be held on 15 Feb 2017 from 9am to 1pm at 9059 Gardner Loop, JBLM. Prepare for your next career through education and training! Advisors from Local and Online Colleges, Trade and Technical Schools, Apprenticeships and Vocational Programs will assist with any questions. Please register at www.jblm-afcs-sfac-ed-fair.eventbrite.com

 

  • Work of Honor Networking Event, 22 Feb from 6-7:30pm at SODO Kitchen in Seattle for an outstanding business networking opportunity for Veterans, Military Spouses and Business Professionals. Guest speakers provide valuable insight on how Veterans are using their military experience in enhancing civilian business operations. For more information and to RSVP go to https://www.workofhonor.com/events

 

  • Work of Honor Networking Event, 16 Mar from 6-7:30pm at C.I. Shenanigans in Tacoma for an outstanding business networking opportunity for Veterans, Military Spouses and Business Professionals. Guest speakers provide valuable insight on how Veterans are using their military experience in enhancing civilian business operations. For more information and to RSVP go to https://www.workofhonor.com/events

 

  • Hire GI Job Fair, 30 Mar from 11am to 2pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. Hire G.I. is a national career service company specializing in Veteran Career Fairs, with many years of experience in connecting veteran job seekers with industry leading companies that are currently hiring. This is your opportunity to interview face to face with 20+  Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates.‪  Please be sure to upload your resume www.jobfairs.hiregi.org

 

  • Operation Good Jobs Veteran Networking & Hiring Event, 19 Apr from 11am to 2pm at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military & Veteran Services and its Operation GoodJobs program. The event allows transitioning Military, Veterans, and Spouses the opportunity to meet with HR and Recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, ability to network with government and private sector employees, and on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information: http://www.goodwillwa.org/training/work-force-development-events/

 

  • JBLM Job Fair 27 Jun from 10am to 1 pm at Safeco Field, Sponsored by Hiring Our Heroes and SFL-TAP. This one-of-a-kind event will be featuring a hiring fair, networking opportunities and workshops tailored for veteran job seekers, service member and military spouses. All registered veterans and military spouses are eligible to receive up to two (2) free tickets for them and their families to attend that evening’s game between the Mariners and the Philadelphia Phillies.

 

  • Operation Good Jobs Veteran Networking & Hiring Event, 19 Jul from 11am to 2pm at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military & Veteran Services and its Operation GoodJobs program. The event allows transitioning Military, Veterans, and Spouses the opportunity to meet with HR and Recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, ability to network with government and private sector employees, and on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information: http://www.goodwillwa.org/training/work-force-development-events/.

 

  • RecruitMilitary Job Fair, 26 Jul, from 11am to 3pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, dependents, and veterans. We provide the opportunity for service members, families and veterans to meet face to face with companies looking to hire. These companies are hiring for a multitude of different markets including: Law Enforcement, Healthcare, Finance, Educational Institutions, Federal/Contract Positions, Transportation, Logistics and more. This event is free for those attending. To pre-register visit: www.RecruitMilitary.com/JBLM or https://events.recruitmilitary.com/exhibitors/schedule

 

  • Hire GIJob Fair, 17 Aug from 11am to 2pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. Hire G.I. is a national career service company specializing in Veteran Career Fairs, with many years of experience in connecting veteran job seekers with industry leading companies that are currently hiring. This is your opportunity to interview face to face with 20+  Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates.‪  Please be sure to upload your resume www.jobfairs.hiregi.org

 

  • WA State Transition Summit, 27-28 Sep at ALCC, Sponsored by Hiring Our Heroes and SFL-TAP. Join us for a free hiring fair and transition summit for service members, veterans, and military spouses. This event features leadership from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, key federal & state agencies, influential military leaders, innovators in the business and employer community, and local community leaders will be in highlighted as well.

 

  • Operation Good Jobs Veteran Networking & Hiring Event, 18 Oct from 11am to 2pm at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military & Veteran Services and its Operation GoodJobs program. The event allows transitioning Military, Veterans, and Spouses the opportunity to meet with HR and Recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, ability to network with government and private sector employees, and on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information: http://www.goodwillwa.org/training/work-force-development-events/

 

  • Redefining Your Future; 28-29 Sept at theWashington Army National Guard Aviation Readiness Center. Redefining Your Future is a community of servicewomen and women veterans who have transitioned or are transitioning from the military. A "REDEFINED" lifestyle shifts your thinking to the next phase in life and connects individuals to local, regional and national resources. This two day conference will provide the knowledge and resources to better prepare women transitioning out of the military. Registration is required for this event. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/redefining-your-future-symposium-tickets-26434667803?aff=efbevent

 

  • Operation Good Jobs Veteran Networking & Hiring Event, 18 Oct from 11am to 2pm at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military & Veteran Services and its Operation GoodJobs program. The event allows transitioning Military, Veterans, and Spouses the opportunity to meet with HR and Recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, ability to network with government and private sector employees, and on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information: http://www.goodwillwa.org/training/work-force-development-events/

 

  • Recruit Military Job Fair, 25 Oct, from 11am to 3pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, dependents, and veterans. We provide the opportunity for service members, families and veterans to meet face to face with companies looking to hire. These companies are hiring for a multitude of different markets including: Law Enforcement, Healthcare, Finance, Educational Institutions, Federal/Contract Positions, Transportation, Logistics and more. This event is free for those attending. To pre-register visit: www.RecruitMilitary.com/JBLMorhttps://events.recruitmilitary.com/exhibitors/schedule

 

  • Hire GI Job Fair, 17 Nov from 11am to 2pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. Hire G.I. is a national career service company specializing in Veteran Career Fairs, with many years of experience in connecting veteran job seekers with industry leading companies that are currently hiring. This is your opportunity to interview face to face with 20+  Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates.‪  Please be sure to upload your resume www.Jobfairs.hiregi.org

 

 

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Hawk Opportunities:

  • Brown Bag mini job fair will be held Wednesdays from 11 am to 1pm in the Hawk Transition Center Lobby. (walk-ins welcome)

  • Mini Career Technical, Apprenticeship & Education Fair will be held Mondays at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium (walk-ins welcome) at 1030

  • Camo2Commerce (C2C) provides opportunities for career development and job services to Service member’s transition into civilian life. Career coaching, job placement services, short-term training, and also hiring fairs. For more information: Hawk Transition Center, Rm 206 or www.camo2commerce.com

  • Career Skills Program Briefings are held Mondays at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium (walk-ins welcome), 1200: Trades/Skills Brief/ Technology/Business Brief. 

  • Operation GoodJobs!

    Weekly Orientations Fridays 2:00 p.m., Starbucks, 10314 S. Tacoma Way Lakewood. For more information contact (253) 573-6789 or vetservicesinfo@goodwillwa.org

Program Opportunities:

  • What’s My Next Move?? 2nd Monday of the month 1:45 to 3:15 Work-Source Pierce Questions please contact kmyers@esd.wa.gov or call (253) 552-2547

  • WorkSource Veterans Service Orientation Briefings held 1st, 3rd Wednesday of the month from 0900 to 11:00. Location: 500 SW 7th St Renton, WA for more information call (206) 205-3500

  • Every Thursday Work-Source Pierce Weekly unemployed 27 weeks or longer seeking assistance to re-enter the workforce. From 1p.m. to 4p.m. @ 1305 Tacoma Avenue South, Tacoma WA 98402 for more information email. backtowork@workforce-central.org

  • Boots to Business - A Three-Day workshop how to start a business: gain tools and knowledge needed to identify a business opportunity, draft a plan and launch an enterprise. Day 3 consist of a field trip. To register call either Hawk 253-967-5599 or SFL-TAP Main 253-967-3258

 

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