Training U.S. Military Veterans to Construct Homes in Our Community
Veterans: Stressed over COVID-19?
Experts at the VA offer tips to manage anxiety
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has the potential to increase stress and anxiety, both because of the fear of catching the virus and because of uncertainty about how it will affect us. If you have PTSD, you may have stronger stress reactions than normal. Feelings of fear, anxiety, sadness and doubt are normal during a pandemic.
The following link provides suggestions that may help manage anxiety:
Dreaming Up This Veteran Nonprofit
Bob "retired" after 30 years of owning a for-profit building & remodeling company, but felt a calling to help fellow veterans transitioning out of the military, find a career they can love - launching Veterans Next Mission in 2016. His mission goes far beyond giving them construction skills - he's fighting to change their lives.
Army Veteran to
Brian joined our program in 2017 after serving 14 years between the Army & National Guard. A recent trip to "Fixer Upper"'s Magnolia Market renewed his love of building. Brian hopes to be an Apprentice Trainer at the end of the 4 year program and says "he'll stay as long as Bob will have me."
Marine Veteran to Entrepreneur
Joe served as a Marine for 4 years before joining our program. Russian born, Virginia raised, Joe can put everyone to shame at a pizza buffet. He'll be the first to tell you how much he loves construction and working with Bob. After the program he hopes to become a construction business owner.
CHANGING LIVES. OURS, YOURS, AND VETERANS.
Veterans Next Mission is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to helping Veterans successfully transition from military service to civilian life by training them in the construction trade. By choosing us, you're changing the lives of United States Military Veterans who are pursuing a new passion after their service to our country.
Tax Credit Advantage
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit training program all of the materials salvaged, recycled, or donated from your home can earn you a tax credit - that you can't obtain by going with a traditional builder.
30+ Years Experience
By choosing Veterans Next Mission, you are hiring an organization backed by 30+ years of experience in the construction industry. Bob has been building and remodeling since the Vietnam War ended and is passionate about teaching this trade to other Veterans.
Building Up Skilled Trade
Skilled trade workers who are willing to put in the "sweat equity" is something America needs right now. By choosing us, we can continue supporting hard working men and women who have not only given to their country, but now want to learn a new trade.
WHY HAVE VETERANS NEXT MISSION
REMODEL OR BUILD YOUR HOME?
Veterans Next Mission has earned the 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency from GuideStar - meaning that we have publicly shared qualitative information about our goals, strategies and vision for our nonprofit. We're now working toward platinum - the highest level of transparency possible.
The V3 Program "aims to educate and train companies on why it is a good business decision to recruit, hire, train, and retain Veterans". We are a V3 program because we believe in their mission and we're grateful that they help "committed companies meet their hiring goals".
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce partners with members to create personal, business and community success. Their vision is to create and promote a world class quality of life in Loudoun County and we are proud to be a member giving back to that community.
The Northern Virginia Chamber provides access to business development, thought leadership, business advocacy, networking and business development opportunities, and more. The pride themselves on being "The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™" and we are proud to be a participating member.