employment Archives | HVAF
November 12, 2011

Vets struggle to find work after war

Military veterans returning from war are having a difficult time looking for work in this tough economy. 12% of veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are currently unemployed. WTHR, the NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, Ind., sat down with a veteran who is currently living […]
July 8, 2013

HVAF Case Manager featured in Indy Star story

HVAF Case Manager Abby Hardin escorted soldiers through the deserts of the Middle East. She guarded ammunition and bombs. She handled lethal weapons. But finding a job was a new battle. On Sunday, July 7, Indianapolis Star reporter Laura Newberry interviewed Abby for a story […]
January 27, 2014

Easier job access for veterans

While the country is climbing out of recession, there are a disproportionate number of military veterans still looking for jobs. HVAF has partnered with GTECH Indiana to give formally homeless veterans new and powerful tools as they seek new jobs and opportunities to return to […]
January 27, 2014

A new smile through new dental partnership

Leah T. is anxious to look into the mirror and see a smile full of healthy teeth for the first time in years. Leah T. This month, Leah will sit in a chair at the IU School of Dentistry, where she will get a dental […]
February 25, 2014

Second Technology Lab to help veterans

On March 25, GTECH Indiana, in partnership with the Hoosier Lottery and Microsoft, had a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Donald W. Moreau, Sr., Veterans House that 39 veterans call home. This is the second Technology Lab GTECH Indiana has donated to HVAF since August […]
February 25, 2014

Employee spotlight

Chasiti Herring, 26, joined HVAF in November 2013 as our first Employment Specialist. She meets with veterans to help them improve resumes and job readiness skills before connecting the veteran with employers in the area. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Chasiti, what […]