Boots to Shoes Foundation provides mentors for 21st century veterans and transitioning military who are seeking their first 21st century job. Mentors are business professionals who commit to meeting face to face a minimum of twice per month to provide:

  • Resume feedback and interview coaching
  • Insight into the language of civilian professions
  • Objective discussion of career goals
  • Encouragement in developing a job search plan
August 21, 2017
September 18, 2017
October 16, 2017
November 13, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location USO Transition Center for Innovation
9881 Bridgeport Way
Lakewood, WA 98499

This is a drop-in session. Registration is not necessary!

 

Stop in during these informal office hours to have all of your education-related questions answered! This is a no-lecture, open Q&A session for individuals to sit down with our in-house education expert and have your specific questions answered about various benefits programs, financial assistance,  finding the right fit for you, the application process, and more!

August 24, 2017
August 31, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location USO Transition Center for Innovation
9881 Bridgeport Way
Lakewood, WA 98499

Join Program Coordinator Dan Overton to find out more about the WDVA’S TBI Program and how it can help you, or help you assist a veteran in need.

The WDVA TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)/ABI (Acquired Brain Injury) Program serves:

– Veterans: all veterans regardless of period of service.

– Service members: including National Guard and Reserves.

– Family members of veterans with TBI/ABI.

– Mental health or medical providers caring for veterans with TBI/ABI.

– Institutions of higher learning.

– Employers of veterans with TBI/ABI.

– Anyone who wants to learn more about how to help a veteran with TBI/ABI.

August 24, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location USO Transition Center for Innovation
9881 Bridgeport Way
Lakewood, WA 98499

Sound Outreach will have an Outreach Professional on site  to assist with Basic Food Enrollment (SNAP), Apple Health Enrollment, and applications for Emergency Utility Assistance. *Please note that Emergency Utility Assistance is restricted to Lakewood residents. For more information on Sound Outreach, click here: http://www.soundoutreach.org/

August 24, 2017
August 31, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location USO Transition Center for Innovation
9881 Bridgeport Way
Lakewood, WA 98499

Learn Resume and Interviewing Skills from a former US Marine/Police Officer and currently President of CDS. He is on the Washington state military transition council along with several other veteran employment related committees. He has connections to over 390 employers and is a great resource for your transition and job search.

August 24, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location USO Transition Center for Innovation
9881 Bridgeport Way
Lakewood, WA 98499