Veteran and Military Resources
The Renton Chamber of Commerce is committed to serving our veterans and military members find work and start businesses in Renton. Below you will find a list of career and community resources. Contact the appropriate organization below for further information.
Career Onestop has many resources for training, apprenticeships and internships. They also provide a Veteran Job Matcher, Veteran and Military Transition Center and resources for disabled veterans.
Express Employment Professionals
Express is a job-search website with new jobs posted daily.
Glassdoor has jobs, salary information, company reviews and sample interview questions – all posted anonymously by employees and job-seekers.
Growing Veterans aims to empower veterans by growing food and community with opportunities in employment, volunteerism, internships and work-study.
My Next Move for Veterans
On My Next Move, veterans can search careers by key words, browse careers by industry and find jobs similar to their military job.
National Resource Directory (NRD)
The NRD highlights programs for military, veterans and families such as benefits/compensation, education/training, employment and more.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA provides information about funding programs, federal contracting, local assistance and business guides.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The SBDC at Western Washington University helps local small businesses start and grow through 1-on-1 work with a Certified Business Advisor.
VetBiz is the place to search veteran-owned businesses. Businesses can also apply for verification here.
VetCentral provides an easy-to-use job search feature where veterans can search jobs by entering their MOC, rank, branch of service and location.
Veteran Owned Business
Veteran Owned Business in Renton.
Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW)
The VOW site offers resources for navigating transitions and employment assistance.
Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs website guides veterans to resources for employment, counseling, license plates and more. They also have a calendar filled with veterans events around the state of Washington.
WorkSource aims to match job-seekers with employers.
American Legion - Post 19
DAV Van to Seattle Hospital
206-764-2564 or 206-277-3893
Emerald City Resource Guide
King County Veterans Program
Pleural Mesothelioma Center
Renton VA Clinic
USO - SeaTac
VA Regional Benefits Office
VFW Post 1263
Veterans Affairs Information Line
Veterans Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-8255 and press 1
Live chat at veteranscrisisline.net
William J. Wood Veterans House - Housing for Veterans
Must be referred through the VA. Veterans, if you are homeless call 1-877-904-VETS (8387)
253-854-4406 - Multi-Service Center
Washington Department of Veteran Affairs