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Veterans Transition Support

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Causes: Job Training, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans, Vocational Counseling

Mission: The mission of the all-volunteer Veterans Transition Support nonprofit is to close the gap between military service and civilian life by removing the current barriers to employment for homeless veterans, unemployed veterans and transitioning military service members through job training, one-on-one job search mentoring, and sponsorship of employment related resources to sustain the jobs they land.

Results: The current Veterans Transition Support activity includes providing no cost resume writing, job training, job search assistance, professional credentials, networking to veteran friendly corporations, and sponsorship of free work clothes, gas cards, and bus passes to help veterans sustain the jobs they land. 100% of the 326 Veterans Transition Support clients who asked for 1 on 1 employment assistance have landed jobs worth $16,678,700 in first year salaries. 1,728 veterans were provided with OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training and 498 veterans were provided with OSHA 30 Hour Safety Training at no cost to the veteran that would have cost $433,512.00 if purchased individually since 2014 1906 veterans were provided LEAN Continuous Improvement Training at no cost to the veteran since 2014 988 veterans attended the “Preparing to File a VA Disability Claim” course at no cost to the veteran since 2015 723 veterans attended the "VA Home Loan Benefit" course at no cost to the veteran since 2016 148 veterans were provided with “No Cost 15-day Armed Security Officer” training since 2016 177 veterans were provided with "10 Day Logistics & Supply Chain Professional" courses since 2016 98 veterans received $6800 in gas/food card support since 2016

Target demographics: Veterans Transition from military to civilian life seamlessly by removing current barriers to employment

Direct beneficiaries per year: 945 Veterans with One-on-One Coaching, Civilian Training, Job Placement and Veteran Resources

Geographic areas served: Veterans Transition Support (VTS) is an Orange County & San Diego County California based 501(c)(3) Nonprofit created specifically to help transitioning service members and veterans bridge the gap from military life into civilian life.

Programs: Veteran Career Management Work shops, OSHA Training Courses, Guard Card Training, civilian certification courses, Business Networking mixers, On-Boarding support such as gas cards to get to work until first paycheck, Bus passes, business related equipment to get the job, or to do the job, Mock interviews, Resume writing, VA Work Study, MSW Work Study programs for Veteran Outreach.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I have had the pleasure of getting to participate in the different programs offered by the Veterans Transition Support (VTS) here in my local area. The staff have really impacted not only myself but the people I care about and educated us on important subjects to lead us to success. I would say that one improvement would be to get them more funding, given they are a non-profit, this would allow them to offer even more programs and continue to serve the community in a great way.