MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Hiring our Heroes, a Job Fair for veterans, will be held on Wednesday, April 24 from 10 am to 1 pm at Middletown VFW Post 2179. The post is located at 1 Veterans Lane in the Port Monmouth section of town. The fair, which is organized by the Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee, is free for both employers and job-seekers. Employers across all sectors will be recruiting for currently-available positions. Interested employers and veterans can register for the event at hoh.greatjob.net. A resume writing class for veterans will be held in advance of the event at 8:30am. Also at the job fair will be a Mobile Health Outreach Unit from the US Department of Veterans Affairs that will provide basic health screenings as well as representatives from the Monmouth County Veterans Service office who will assist veterans with benefits and claims information.
This VFW- and ESGR-sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation; the Department of Labor Veterans Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS); New Jersey Committee, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR); The American Legion; the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; NBC News; the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs; the New Jersey State Parole Board; the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development; and other local partners.