THANK YOU VETERANS!

To the over 2,000 veterans we’ve had the honor of serving over the first five years of the Veteran Integration Program, and to all veterans including our Goodwill Team Members…
Thank you for your service!

– Your friends at Goodwill of Southern Nevada

 Goodwill’s Veteran Team Members take pride in knowing the work they do helps fellow veterans in our community succeed at work and in life.

Meet some of our proud Veteran Team Members. 

Robert Chambliss
Donation Ambassador

Army
1979 to 1984

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because I am retired and wanted to do something to give back.”

 

Archie Dansby
Equipment Operator

Marine Corps & Army
1974 to 1978 1979 to 1990

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because I love to help people and I know that Veteran’s need help.”

Bradley (Brad) Devlin
Lead Veteran Career Coach

Air Force
1990 to 1996

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because I wanted to specifically help Veterans. I want to make a difference in the Veteran community.”

Clare Dotson
Driver

Army
1970 to 1973

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“When I see a Veteran I encourage them to apply at Goodwill.When I first started with Goodwill I was a Donation Ambassador, now I am a Driver.” 

William (Bill) Frazier
Leader of Operations

Army
1982 to 1985

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because a lot of Veterans have a hard time finding a job.” 

Pete
Technical Support Manager

Army
1984

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because it is amazing to help people who have given back to our country”

Steve Luce
Director of Safety & Security

Navy
1978 to 2009

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because the finest Americans on earth deserve our support and respect.”

Ronald Main
Donation Ambassador

Air Force & Army
1972 to 1978 1980 to 1990

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because of Goodwill’s mission and what they do to help Veteran’s in the community.”

 

Mark Meyer
Donation Ambassador

Air Force
1976 to 1986

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because working for people who support other people, and doing what you can to help the community is good.”

Glenn Miller
Donation Ambassador

Marine Corps
1969 to 1971

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because when I was homeless & someone from US Vets told me to apply, I was hired on…”

Joe Neal
Forklift Operator

Army
1989 to 1997

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because it feels good to help Goodwill help Veterans!”

Victor Nelson
Sales Associate

Marines
1975 to 1978

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because it shows I appreciate for Veterans and I love that Goodwill does the same.”

Tracy Niuzzo
Vocational Coach

Marine Corps
1993 to 1994

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because my son is in the Marine Corps and its important that he receives the benefits for serving our country.”

Nina Ridgeway
Manager, Veterans Integration Program

Air Force
1984 to 2004

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because I understand the struggle and am committed to helping in any way I can.”

 Kenneth Picket
Donation Ambassador

Coast Guard
1973 to 1977

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because of what Goodwill does for the community and because they help Veteran’s get back to work. ”

Jaquelyn Potter
Manager of People Services

Army
1996 to 2000

Enjoys helping Veterans…

“Because It is hard for a lot of Veterans to transition and I love to see Goodwill get Veterans back to work.”

Gary Rivera
Security

Air Force
1975 to 1981

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because any company who assists Veterans I appreciate even more.”

Thomas Rosenbaum
Donation Ambassador

Army
1975 to 1978

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“I like helping all people.”

Eddie Sigala
Distribution Center Manager

Marine Corps
1991 to 1995

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because I always wanted to work for an organization whose mission stands for what I believe in.”

Ernest Smith
Veteran Career Coach

Air National Guard
1980 to 2010

Enjoys helping Veterans…

“Because it is part of who I am, part of my skills as a Sergeant, I am still taking care of my Veterans. “

Melvin Sullivan
Donation Ambassador

Navy
1992 to 1994

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“To get rehabilitated and to help put them back to normal society.”

Richard Ursell
Material Handler

Army
1984 to 1982

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“They deserve everything we can give them for everything they do for our country.”

Paul Walton
Merchandise Processor

Air Force
1998 to 2002

Enjoys helping Veterans… 

“Because I know it is hard to find a job after being in the military.” 

CELEBRATING FIVE YEARS
OF THE VETERAN INTEGRATION PROGRAM

Founded in November 2012, Goodwill is celebrating five years of helping veterans and their families transition from military to civilian life, find employment, advance in their careers and ensure long-term financial stability for their families. Over the last five years Goodwill’s Veteran Integration Program has served 2,032 and directly placed 1,255 in local jobs. We can do it for you.

Free Services Available:


Career Counseling


Our veteran career coaches will provide you with personalized coaching and job leads.


Technology Access


Get free access to computers with Internet, copiers, and fax machines.


Skills Translation


Our  Veteran Career Coaches will help you translate military skills to civilian jobs.


Job Placement


Gain access to Goodwill’s network of veteran-friendly employer partners. 


Training


Enjoy workshops, and if you qualify, get vocational and occupational skills training. 


Work Cards


Get assistance obtaining work cards, clothing vouchers, and more to get working. 

To inquire about the Veteran Integration Program
please call 702-214-2025 or visit a Career Connections Center.