Farmingdale, NY

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:00am
Farmingdale, NY 11735
United States

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s “Hiring Our Heroes” Hiring Fair, scheduled for August 14, 2014, at the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center on Long Island is committed to making this one-of–a-kind FREE hiring fair a win-win for employers and veteran/military spouse job seekers.

For more information: Please contact: CSM (Ret) Robert VanPelt, at or 518-786-4605, or CPT David Myones at or 516-236-0423.

Event Schedule:
8:30 a.m. Employment Workshop
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hiring Fair

Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center
25 Baiting Place Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735


► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register.

Click here to view the event flyer.

If you have any other questions, please visit our FAQ page or email us at

Hiring Our Heroes Employment Workshop

The Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop consists of a classroom session beginning an hour and a half prior to the hiring fair. This will be followed one-on-one mentoring sessions with all pre-registered and walk-in participants to be conducted throughout the day.  Mentoring sessions focus on resume building, resume writing, and interviewing techniques for all job-seeking veterans and service member participants.

Interested candidates must complete the FREE electronic pre-registration in order to participate.  A maximum of 50 participants will be accepted for the full workshop.  Once the pre-registered candidates have their coaching sessions, the opportunity may be available for “walk ins” to have a coaching session through the end of the Fair (depending on availability).

► Must register as a job seeker above.

This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce, New York National Guard, NYS Department of Labor, Suffolk County Veteran's Service Agency, the NY Committee for the NY Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR), the U. S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Goodwill Industries International and The American Legion.