Veteran Services

 

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Goodwill’s Veteran Services offer employment services to all service members finding barriers to obtaining employment.  Goodwill also has a grant through the Department of Labor to serve homeless veterans, referring them to housing resources and helping gain long-term employment.

As a veteran receiving services, you will meet one-on-one with a case manager to identify employment goals and work on the skills needed to make a successful transition from military to civilian employment. You will gain:

  • A resume that employers will understand (translating skills)
  • Interview skills to communicate how what you did in the military can benefit civilian employers
  • Understanding of the civilian work culture
  • Connections to hundreds of employers throughout West Michigan who are looking to hire veterans

Goodwill’s Veteran Services program is a member of the West Michigan Veteran Coalition (WMVC) and was the founding partner of the Greater Grand Rapids Veteran Services Forum.

More resources can be found at the WMVC’s webpage  at www.westmichiganveterans.com.

And even more statewide resources at www.michiganveterans.com.

For questions or to be connected with a Veteran Employment Specialist, please contact info@veteranservices.goodwillgr.org.