There are plenty of veteran friendly employersin many green industries.The hard part is getting the necessarycertification...
So if youre a veteran, and youre interested inveteran employment opportunities in differentgreen industries, its important...
What is a Green Job?One of the most common questions people andveterans ask is, what exactly a "green job" is.Well, a gree...
How Do Green Training Programs Help VeteransFind Employment?Green and most types of Eco-conservationprograms are designed ...
Its also worth pointing out that many greentraining programs are affiliated with bothpublic and private organizations, all...
How Many Green Jobs Exist in the Country?According to the American Solar EnergySociety, there are currently 8.5 million jo...
However, its also worth mentioning that thereare different kinds of green jobs, and some ofthem are more popular or in dem...
What Kind of Training Can You Expect From AGreen Training Organization?Its hard to tell. Different programs offerdifferent...
Despite their differences, many green trainingorganizations prioritize certainprograms, especially the ones that are mostn...
   Outdoor Conservation   Chainsaw Certification   Wilderness First Aid   Defensive Driver   Solar PV Basics         ...
Where Do Green Training Organizations GetTheir Funding?Green organizations acquire most of theirfunding from contracts and...
If you are looking for veteran friendlyemployers.I suggest you visit Green Collar Vets today!We will gladly help you!     ...
5 Questions People Often Ask About Veteran Employment Opportunities in the Green Industries
5 Questions People Often Ask About Veteran Employment Opportunities in the Green Industries
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There are plenty of veteran friendly employers in many green industries. The hard part is getting the necessary certifications to work in these kinds of jobs. Although there are numerous training programs for various green and conservation jobs, these programs can sometimes be confusing to applicants.

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5 Questions People Often Ask About Veteran Employment Opportunities in the Green Industries

  1. 1. There are plenty of veteran friendly employersin many green industries.The hard part is getting the necessarycertifications to work in these kinds of jobs.Although there are numerous trainingprograms for various green and conservationjobs, these programs can sometimes beconfusing to applicants. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  2. 2. So if youre a veteran, and youre interested inveteran employment opportunities in differentgreen industries, its important to do a littleresearch before you get started.To this end, the following article will discussfive of the most frequently asked questions ingreen training programs, and how they affectthe veterans who apply for them. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  3. 3. What is a Green Job?One of the most common questions people andveterans ask is, what exactly a "green job" is.Well, a green job is any type of job that helpssupport a nation or areas energy andenvironmental security.The U.S. Department of Labor also defines greenjobs as any type of job that produces serviceswhich "benefit the environment and conservenatural resources." www.GreenCollarVets.org
  4. 4. How Do Green Training Programs Help VeteransFind Employment?Green and most types of Eco-conservationprograms are designed to create a pathway forveterans to find employment or further educationin green related industries, after they have left themilitary.Although many of these programs are open toveteran and non-veteran alike, they do have apreference for military veterans. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  5. 5. Its also worth pointing out that many greentraining programs are affiliated with bothpublic and private organizations, all of whichare looking for qualified veterans to fill theirjob vacancies.So if youre worried about where to start yourjob search, dont worry. Green trainingprograms can help you find a green jobyoure suited for once youve completed theirtraining course. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  6. 6. How Many Green Jobs Exist in the Country?According to the American Solar EnergySociety, there are currently 8.5 million jobs inthe United States that can be called greenjobs.So as far as veteran employmentopportunities go, there are plenty of themamong green industries. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  7. 7. However, its also worth mentioning that thereare different kinds of green jobs, and some ofthem are more popular or in demand thanothers.So before you start your training, you betterthink long and hard about which certificationyoud like to get. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  8. 8. What Kind of Training Can You Expect From AGreen Training Organization?Its hard to tell. Different programs offerdifferent training, but most of the actualtraining is of the "on the job" variety.So expect plenty of field work to go alongwith your studies. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  9. 9. Despite their differences, many green trainingorganizations prioritize certainprograms, especially the ones that are mostneeded by various green industries.A few good examples include: Weatherization Tech Training Furnace Tech Training Admin Support Training www.GreenCollarVets.org
  10. 10.  Outdoor Conservation Chainsaw Certification Wilderness First Aid Defensive Driver Solar PV Basics www.GreenCollarVets.org
  11. 11. Where Do Green Training Organizations GetTheir Funding?Green organizations acquire most of theirfunding from contracts and donations.In most cases, these come from the publicsector, endowments, foundations and othernon-profit organizations which are dedicatedto veteran affairs and ecologicalpreservation. www.GreenCollarVets.org
  12. 12. If you are looking for veteran friendlyemployers.I suggest you visit Green Collar Vets today!We will gladly help you! www.GreenCollarVets.org

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