Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. Do you need resources or help during the COVID-19 emergency? See Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro. We welcome you to request any help you may need, whether you'd like a fellow veteran to give you a call to check in, or you need food assistance or other help:

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 06:30 PM
    Online

    Virtual Financial Fitness Workshop

    The White Plains Vet Center and Bronx Vet Center are happy to partner with the Westchester County Joseph P. Dwyer Vet2Vet Peer Support Project and Family Services of Westchester to provide a series of virtual Financial Fitness workshops. These are open to all veterans, spouses, and caregivers.

    Check out Protecting Your Identity: Understanding Identity Theft on April 14, 6:30-7:30pm (EST). 

    Join the Zoom meeting here.

    Or join by phone: 929-205-6099

    Meeting ID: 863 1919 4630

    Passcode: 5693847872

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 06:00 PM
    Online

    Bronx Vet Center Sergeant’s Time

    The Bronx Vet Center is proud to bring back Sergeant’s Time: VA Mobile Mental Health Applications on April 20, 6-7pm (EST). These are monthly virtual presentations on a variety of topics of interest open to all combat eras, genders, and caregivers. 

    Register for the Webex here

    Once you register you will be provided a web link and password to access the live presentation via your computer, tablet, or smartphone. If you would prefer to join the presentation by phone, contact the organizer and a phone number will be provided to you.

  • Saturday, May 01, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    Blue Star Families Virtual Dive

    Join Blue Star Families and staff from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a Virtual Outdoor Adventure from Ventura Harbor in California across the Santa Barbara Channel in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, to Anacapa and Santa Cruz Islands on May 1, 3-4pm (EST).

    Register here.

    bluestarfam.org

  • Tuesday, May 04, 2021 at 01:00 PM
    Online

    Hiring Our Heroes Virtual Resume Success Workshop

    Join Hiring Our Heroes for an interactive workshop on Resume Success on May 4, 1-2pm (EST).

    Hear expert tips for creating a resume that shows you’re the right person for the job you want. This interactive workshop will include two parts: a best practices presentation followed by an interactive workshop where participants will have a chance to work in small groups to refine their resumes.

    Register here.

    hiringourheroes.org

  • Friday, May 07, 2021 at 04:00 PM
    Online

    Blue Star Families Military Spouse Appreciation Day Town Hall

    Blue Star Families celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Day with a lively and engaging town hall event on May 7, 4-5pm (EST).

    Register here.

    bluestarfam.org

  • Monday, May 10, 2021 at 06:00 PM
    Online

    Sisters in the Brotherhood Apprenticeship Info Session

    Sisters in the Brotherhood offers a Pre-Apprentice Program, which can lead to a five-year apprenticeship program with the carpenters union allowing you to earn while you learn. The Sisters are particularly supportive of women, minorities, and veterans who never thought about carpentry as a career.

    Learn more about the program during an Info Session on May 10, 6pm (EST). 

    Register here. Registration will close a week prior to the information session date.  Interested applicants will be required to attend one session to be able to qualify for the program.

    www.nectf.org

  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 06:30 PM
    Online

    Virtual Financial Fitness Workshop

    The White Plains Vet Center and Bronx Vet Center are happy to partner with the Westchester County Joseph P. Dwyer Vet2Vet Peer Support Project and Family Services of Westchester to provide a series of virtual Financial Fitness workshops. These are open to all veterans, spouses, and caregivers.

    Check out Homebuying: Overview of Process & Assessing Readiness on May 12, 6:30-7:30pm (EST). 

    Join the Zoom meeting here.

    Or join by phone: 929-205-6099

    Meeting ID: 863 1919 4630

    Passcode: 5693847872

  • Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 08:00 AM
    Knights of Columbus in Clifton, NJ

    11th Annual Army Tank Pull

    The NJ Knights of Columbus host their 11th Annual Army Tank Pull Competition on June 13, 8am-4pm. Enjoy entertainment, food, and games, plus free parking. Funds raised go to military wounded and local veterans. Event will follow all COVID-19 protocols.

    Register your team here.

  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 08:30 AM
    Online

    Hiring Our Heroes AMPLIFY Spouse Intensive

    Join Hiring Our Heroes for the two-day virtual AMPLIFY Spouse Career Intensive on July 29, 8:30am-3:45pm (EST) and July 30, 8:30am-1:45pm (ET). The event leads a cohort of military spouses through intensive career preparation, professional development, and networking. AMPLIFY attendees will leave with an improved resume, a professional photo, a polished LinkedIn profile, and a professional network of fellow military spouses and employers.

    Attendees will be given the opportunity to:

    • Connect with a hand-picked career coach or industry leader
    • Participate in interactive sessions on public/professional speaking, salary negotiations, networking skills, personal branding, interview techniques, and military spouse entrepreneurial options
    • Interact with local and national employers and companies

    Registration is required as cohort size is limited to ensure each attendee is given one-on-one attention. Registrants will be notified of acceptance into the program and given further instructions via email following initial registration. Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    This event is powered by USAA.

    Register here for the virtual July session.

    hiringourheroes.org/amplify

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