About the Program
VetsBuild provides job training in green construction, home energy efficiency, weatherization and home performance for Long Island veterans and their families. The program is free to veterans and is designed to help unemployed and underemployed veterans improve their employment prospects.
VetsBuild is a signature program of United Way of Long Island's Mission United.
- Training takes place at United Way’s E3 SmartBuild Training Center, a state-of-the art facility equipped with the latest technology and equipment, to provide students with hands-on experience.
- The multi-week course includes 10-hour entry level OSHA certification training, basic training in building science principles and weatherization, along with resume assistance, social media use, and financial literacy instruction.
- Case Management to assist military personnel and their families secure eligible services and Emergency Financial Assistance is available through United Way's Mission United partners.
Upcoming VetsBuild Course
The VetsBuild training session is being postponed until Fall 2020. Dates will be determined by the New York State coronavirus guidelines for reopening business and education efforts.
Meet VetsBuild Graduates
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Thank you to VetsBuild Inaugural Founding Partner: Bank of America
Thank you to VetsBuild Sponsors: AT&T, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Citi Ventures, Flushing Bank, NYSERDA, Prudential Insurance Company of America