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What’s What: Want to use your experience and knowledge to help heroes get hired?
Amava Take: Employment assistance is the #1 requested service from transitioning military members, and Hire Heroes USA provides that service to thousands each year. Through personalized service and support, they help veterans and military spouses get hired, and help companies hire and retain them. Hire Heroes USA is the most effective veteran employment nonprofit in the country, and their impact is demonstrated by their stellar results. You can be part of achieving them.
Question and Answers:
What is the mission of Hire Heroes USA?
Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.
How can I help Hire Heroes USA?
Hire Heroes USA has some exciting ways you can help:
Help a veteran or military spouse successfully prepare for interviews. You will conduct a mock phone interview asking typical interview questions, as if you were conducting a real interview, and then provide honest and friendly feedback about what they did well and opportunities for improvement.
Guiding Federal Sector Applicants
Speak with veterans and military spouses interested in working for the federal government. You could provide advice on the USA Jobs portal, what a federal resume should look like, interviewing for a federal position and general tips.
Hire Heroes USA is in need of volunteer photographers to take professional headshot photos of veterans and military spouses at career events. Photographers can also support their team by attending any of their events and taking photos.
Speak with veterans and military spouses about specific needs or interests related to their job search. The conversation could include topics such as networking strategies, knowledge sharing specific to an industry or position, or general career planning.
Hire Heroes USA welcomes volunteers who wish to plan and conduct an independent event with proceeds benefiting the organization. A special event can be as small as asking for donations in lieu of gifts at a party or wedding; or a larger community event like a carnival, 5K, bike ride or sports tournament. Or these days, something virtual!
Conduct follow-up with veterans and military spouses to learn how they are doing in their job search process. Volunteers must agree to a background check and will receive additional training on documentation procedures.
Are there any specific current needs?
There is a current need for volunteers in these industries:
Video Game Design
They also need volunteers with experience in the following companies:
Booz Allen Hamilton
Special Requirements: Whether you have experience in a certain field, with a certain company, or can help with mock interviews or career counseling, there are veterans and military spouses who need your expertise and energy. Your willingness to help is the most important thing.
Setting it up: Make a difference for Veterans and their families today. After you fill out the volunteer application, Hire Heroes USA will be in touch within a week or two.