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Volunteers from Deloitte joined NECHV’s Veterans Training School (VTS) to work with Veterans on showcasing themselves and their experience in marketable ways when looking for jobs.

On November 4th, Deloitte employees visited VTS and met one-on-one with Veterans to help them put their best foot forward when looking for employment. Volunteers and Veterans first reviewed their resumes together, and then worked on developing pitches that drew on their strengths to prepare for job interviews.

After the sessions, VTS Director Damien Rudzinski led Deloitte employees and Veterans in an exercise where both groups shouted out words and phrases that described their takes on the visit. Veterans described the workshop as “successful”, “productive”, “informative”, and “enlightening”. Deloitte employees described the event as rewarding.

The workshop, which drew a strong Veteran turnout, provided a way for community members to get involved with the work that NECHV does on a face-to-face basis. NECHV is grateful to the volunteers that gave their valuable time and expertise to the Veterans, who will surely be able to take what they have learned and apply it to their own goals.

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Advancement Team


New England Center and Home for Veterans
Advancement Department
17 Court Street
Boston, MA 02108

617-371-1777 (tel)
617-371-1840 (fax)


Charlene F. Pontbriand
Senior Vice President, Advancement

Mark O. Gough
Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations

Nicole Hand
Director of Sponsorships and Events

Adrienne Kaplowitz
Philanthropic Officer, Community Engagement

Nick Feeko 
Communications Associate

Duyen Hua
Lead Development Associate

Maggie Retton
Development Associate


Lindsay Davis-Braun
Development Systems Manager




The New England Center and Home for Veterans is pleased to announce that the annual Greater Boston Stand Down will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022 at Boston City Hall Plaza. This yearly event brings together community providers and Veterans in one place to provide Veterans easy access to services and employment opportunities.

As in past years, over 100 service providers, employers, and community organizations are expected to turn out and provide essential supportive services, including housing assistance, medical care and wellness programs, legal support and employment assistance. Veterans will also be able to enjoy a free lunch and live entertainment.

For more information about the event, or to apply as a service provider, please contact Download and print the event flyer here.

Important information for Veterans planning to attend:
Veteran service hours are from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. You must bring proof of service. DD214 is acceptable.

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