Support our nation’s veterans today to pursue careers in energy-efficient building operations and maintenance and related fields.
Why Partner with BOC to Support Veterans?
Organizations that partner with the BOC Veterans program receive many benefits:
First access to resumes of BOC-certified veterans pursuing careers in building operations and maintenance (O&M) or a related field.
Opportunities to mentor or provide internships for veterans, both great ways to work closely with prospective employees.
Program partners that hire BOC certified veterans receive significant benefits:
Energy and cost savings – according to independent evaluation research, BOC certified operators of a 200,000 square-foot space can save more than $15,000 in annual energy expenses
Employees who possess “leadership and teamwork skills, character, structure and discipline, expertise, effectiveness, and loyalty,” (see the top reasons for hiring veterans in a recent study by the Center for a New American Security)
How Can Partners Support Veterans?
BOC Veterans program partners can choose to support Illinois veterans in any or all of the following ways:
Send building operations & maintenance job openings to BOC to be shared with BOC certified veterans
Review BOC certified veterans’ resumes
Provide a facilities staff member to mentor a veteran
Sponsor a veterans’ BOC tuition ($1,400)
Provide an internship for a veteran
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