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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    Mission Continues Restores Weehawken American Legion

    The Mission Continues Newark Platoon Restores the Weehawken American Legion on January 21, 10am-1:30pm. They will paint, clean, cut grass and have fun. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

    Register here.

  • Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Four Points by Sheraton in Plainview, NY

    FBI Hiring Event

    Representatives will present an FBI Hiring Event on January 22, 11am - 2pm to discuss their current openings for the Special Agent position.

    FBI Employment Requirements for All Positions:
    - Must be a U.S. Citizen
    - Must be able to obtain a Top Secret-SCI clearance
    - Be in compliance with the FBI Drug Policy

    To be eligible for the FBI Special Agent position, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications at the time of application:
    - Be between 23 and 37 years of age
    - Have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a U.S accredited college/university
    - Have at least three years of full-time (36+ hours per week) professional work experience
    - Possess a valid driver's license and 6 months of driving experience
    - Meet the Special Agent physical fitness standards (see the Physical Requirements Info)

    Click here to RSVP.

    Click here for additional information.

  • Monday, January 22, 2018 at 04:30 PM

    Intrepid After Hours

    Intrepid After Hours invites military veterans and service members to experience the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds and get a close look at the Museum’s collection. Then join peers in conversation and a creative exercise. The event concludes with a catered dinner.

    The next After Hours event takes place January 22, 4:30-8pm. Once an astronaut recovery vessel and now the center of a museum, Intrepid is deeply connected to American space exploration. Learn about the experiences of Intrepid crew members involved in recovery missions in 1962 and 1965. Then visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion, home to Enterprise, for a special tour led by Eric Boehm, aircraft curator and veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

    To register, please email access@intrepidmuseum.org or call 646-381-5158.

  • Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10:00 PM through January 23, 2018
    Various locations in New York, NY

    2018 HOPE Count

    Participate as a volunteer in this large and vital citywide event, January 22. The Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) is a point-in-time estimate conducted every year citywide by the New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to produce an estimate of the total number of unsheltered individuals living in New York City. Thousands of volunteers are needed in order to effectively survey the city and gather the most accurate estimate. Report time at Training Sites is 10pm, and the count is conducted until approximately 4am.

    Sign up HERE and choose a location. This will register you with NYC government so they can reach out to you with more information, or notify you in the event of a cancellation (previous counts have been rescheduled due to weather).

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12:30 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    Pathfinder.vet Brown Bag: Arts & The Importance of Impact

    Pathfinder.vet hosts a Brown Bag: Arts & The Importance of Impact on January 23, 12:30-1:30pm. Bring your lunch and see what they learned in their analysis of how arts organizations impact the veteran community in NYC. Not only will you learn what the reviews had to say and how the organizations who participated fared versus those who did not, but gather how your organization can stand out when it comes to reviews and feedback.

    There will also be discussion about the process and why quantitative information on impact is the way of the future for social services, machine learning and natural language, and what's in it for the user. Come out for a relaxed discussion of that point where tech meets social improvement and feedback.

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Workforce1 in Brooklyn, NY

    Veterans Advisory Board Meeting

    The City of New York Veterans Advisory Board holds its annual Brooklyn meeting on January 23, 6pm.

    www.nyc.gov/veterans

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Fordham University in New York, NY

    Fordham University Spring Art Workshop for Veterans

    Instructor Steve Alpert leads Art-Making Workshops for veterans at Fordham University on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm beginning January 23. All artists make art for one basic reason; to learn the truth about themselves. 

    Artists access their own life experiences in order to make their own individual unique art. This intensive workshop is designed to support the emerging artists in learning to access the experiences of their lives and expressing themselves through their own unique art, be it painting, sculpture, drawing, etc.  The participants will bring the work they have made in the time between class meetings and put on display for others in the workshop. 

    The final class meeting will be an exhibition of work selected by the artists, representing their journey through the workshop in the previous months.

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    Monroe Cinema in Monroe, NY

    12 Strong Free Viewing for Veterans

    Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Veterans Service Agency Director Christian Farrell host a free showing of the movie 12 Strong for veterans on January 24, 4pm.

    Orange County Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services Alan Mack, a decorated U.S. Army veteran, will address guests before the movie. CWO-5 Mack enlisted in the Army in 1981 and became a helicopter pilot in 1989. Mack was one of the first pilots to fly into Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001, bringing the same Special Forces unit depicted in 12 Strong to battle the Taliban during the start of the engagement.

    Call or email Farrell to reserve a spot to view the movie.

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Civic Hall in New York, NY

    DVS Office Hours

    The NYC Department of Veterans Services presents Office Hours on January 24, 5-7pm, at Civic Hall, to better understand the strengths, needs, challenges, and concerns of the NYC veteran community. Join DVS Press Secretary Alexis Wichowski for this interactive discussion and listening event the last week of every month.

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Operation Sisterhood in Morristown, NJ

    Female Veterans Peer-To-Peer Support Group

    Operation Sisterhood hosts a Female Veterans Peer-To-Peer Support Group on January 24, 6:30-8pm. This is an opportunity for Female Veterans to get together and talk to each other regarding everyday topics, therapeutic subjects, or navigating the VA while doing different activities. Kid-friendly.

    Check out the Facebook event here.