Virginia Veterans Resource Guide

Finding Employment In addition to services provided by DVS, veterans are eligible for job referral, job training and job placement assistance through the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC). Veterans may access these employment services through a statewide network of VEC Local offices. The VEC also work with those that are currently transitioning out of the military. Employment Services for Veterans • Job readiness assessment, including interviews and testing; • Development of an Individual Employment Plan; • Career counseling that helps veterans in making training and career decisions; • Labor market and occupational information, to include training; • Referral to job banks, job portals, and job openings; • Referral to employers and registered apprenticeship sponsors;

• Referral to training by WIA-funded or third party service providers; and • Monthly follow-up by an assigned case manager for up to six months. Find a Job

Register as a Job Seeker with the Virginia Workforce Connection for access to all the services available and so you can find a job and Employers can FIND YOU! You will find Job Search, Career Information, Training Opportunities, Skill requirements, Labor Market Information including Wage data, Industry and Occupational trends. Register at

VEC Military Base Locations The VEC provides veterans assistance at all its Local Offices as well as at the following Virginia Military bases. Call for days and hours of operation. Joint Base Langley - Eustis Naval Station Norfolk Fort Belvoir 601 Washington Boulevard 7928 14th Street (703) 805-0070 Building 601, ACS Suite 154 Fort Eustis, 23604 Norfolk, 23505 (757) 878-0906 (757) 440-4024 (757) 878-0908 (fax) (757) 440-4026 (fax)

To learn more visit or contact Charlie Palumbo, Veteran Outreach Coordinator at


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