Auto Care Association Launches Operation Auto Care Veterans’ Program, from Auto Care Association.
BETHESDA, MD – March 11, 2015 – The Auto Care Association has launched Operation Auto Care to help address the industry’s need for a new pool of talented employees. Driven by its Education Committee’s industry career initiative, the association is developing a program to connect transitioning military veterans with jobs in the auto care industry.
“The auto care industry has a long record of engagement and success by veterans,” said Kathleen Schmatz, president and CEO, Auto Care Association. “Thousands of veterans already work in our industry as employees, executives and business owners. Our members know very well the advantages veterans can bring to their companies.”
The vehicle for the Auto Care Association’s veteran outreach efforts, Operation Auto Care, is a partnership between the association, the Wyakin Warrior Foundation and Easter Seals Dixon Center.