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NOTE: Online registration is now closed. However, you may still register onsite and attend the Warriors to the Workforce Hiring Event. Please come to the Washington Convention Center and register at one of the kiosks to receive a badge and join us at booth #261. We are open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am-4pm.
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About the Event
The American Freedom Foundation will host Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event presented by SourceAmerica™ and GES in conjunction with the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition on October 13 - 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. This one of a kind event is part of the American Freedom Foundation’s nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning military service members and spouses find meaningful employment. The event will bring together major companies from throughout the country to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our veterans. Attending veterans will have the chance to talk with employers and submit qualifications.
In addition to the hiring event, Warriors To The Workforce will include a variety of workshops for veterans each day providing resources and information on subjects such as mental readiness, confidence building, networking and presentation skills, resume writing, interviewing techniques, job searching, career planning through goal setting, translating military skills and training into civilian life and corporate experience, among others.
Veterans, military service members and spouses admission is free
Facts about AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
0800 Exhibitor set-up and registration
0900 Opening remarks & welcome (Exhibit Hall & Workshops)
1200 Break for lunch (exhibit booths remain open)
1600 Exhibitor break down/end
Daily Veteran Workshop Schedule - Download Completer Speaker Listing
All participating companies will provide at least ten job descriptions for positions seeking immediate hires. Jobs will be posted during the conference on an electronic jobs board.
****Important Information for Exhibitors****
****Important Information for Veterans****
Warriors To The Workforce: http://www.warriorstotheworkforcedc.net
2014 AUSA Meeting & Exposition: http://ausameetings.org/2014annualmeeting/
SourceAmerica™ website: www.sourceamerica.org/
This event would not be possible without the support and efforts of the following organizations:
About American Freedom Foundation
In return for their service and sacrifices made for our country, the American Freedom Foundation believes veterans, military service members, and their families are deserving of support that empowers and enables them to lead confident and productive lives. AFF serves and supports them by building awareness and understanding of their service, sacrifice and needs through partnerships with military focused organizations and always will be relentlessly driven to bettering the lives of these heroes and their families. Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants of approximately $1.2 million to more than 30 military organizations and awarded scholarships to military spouses and their dependents through the AFF/Kaplan University scholarship program valued in excess of $5 million. Through the AFF national veterans employment initiative program, Warriors To The Workforce, 1000's of Veterans have been connected to 100's of participating companies for civilian employment opportunities. http://www.americanfreedomfoundation.org
About the Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America's Army - Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national. AUSA represents every American Soldier by: Being the voice for all components of America's Army; Fostering public support of the Army's role in national security; Providing professional education and information programs. As the premier voice for America's Soldiers, we are a dedicated team committed to building the best professional and representative association for the world's best Army. http://www.ausa.org
SourceAmerica™ is a national nonprofit that creates job opportunities for a skilled and dedicated workforce: people with significant disabilities. We are the vital link between this exceptional workforce, the network of community-based nonprofits, and the Federal government and commercial companies that need the products and services they provide. SourceAmerica is an AbilityOne® authorized enterprise. http://www.sourceamerica.org