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Veteran Services / Benefits - Employment

California offers a variety of employment services and benefits to veterans who are unemployed or seeking employment including employment services to help you find a job, unemployment benefits for while you are seeking employment, and apprenticeship and on-the-job training programs that pay you while you prepare for a sustainable career.

 

 

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Programhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Disabled-Veteran-Business-Enterprise-Program.aspxDisabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) ProgramGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40;GP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVetThe Office of Small Business and DVBE assists small and disabled veteran businesses by providing certification assistance, participating in outreach events, and supporting businesses through advocacy. GP0|#4ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed;L0|#04ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed|Business Ownership;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0
Jobshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Jobs.aspxJobsGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40State and federal employment assistance program, veterans preference programs, How-to-Get-a-State-Job tutorials, veteran-specific job sites, local job fairs and more.GP0|#229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0;L0|#0229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0|Employment Assistance;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0
Agencies SB/DVBE Program Advocateshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/State-Agency-SBDVBE-Advocates.aspxAgencies SB/DVBE Program AdvocatesGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40The advocate's responsibility is to promote and implement program requirements to assist their department with providing purchasing and contracting opportunities within the SB and DVBE business communities.GP0|#4ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed;L0|#04ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed|Business Ownership;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0
Apprenticeship & On-The-Job Training Programshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Apprenticeship--On-The-Job-Training-Programs.aspxApprenticeship & On-The-Job Training ProgramsGP0|#c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40;L0|#0c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40|Federal;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40GI Bill benefits are available for more than college enrollment. Many veterans are not ready or able to commit to a college program, but few veterans and employers know that benefits are also paid to those who are employed and learning a new skill.GP0|#be8aff82-cc4d-4547-b513-f948050f4868;L0|#0be8aff82-cc4d-4547-b513-f948050f4868|Apprenticeship;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0;GP0|#b190d553-4cd5-4942-89de-34d5c89955b8;L0|#0b190d553-4cd5-4942-89de-34d5c89955b8|On-The-Job Training;GP0|#229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0;L0|#0229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0|Employment Assistance
Business License, Tax and Fee Waiverhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Business-License-Tax-and-Fee-Waiver.aspxBusiness License, Tax and Fee WaiverGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40;GP0|#33738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a;L0|#033738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a|CountyThe Business License, Tax, and Fee Waiver benefit waives municipal, county, and state business license fees, taxes ,and fees for veterans who hawk, peddle, or vend any goods, wares, or merchandise owned by the veteran.GP0|#4ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed;L0|#04ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed|Business Ownership;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0
Employment Serviceshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Employment-Services.aspxEmployment ServicesGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40;GP0|#c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40;L0|#0c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40|FederalCalifornia's Employment Development Department (EDD) offers employment assistance to those veterans looking for employment. The U.S. Department of Labor also offers assistance and translation of military skills to civilian careers.GP0|#8ec50324-8daa-44dd-9938-582f47cdba5f;L0|#08ec50324-8daa-44dd-9938-582f47cdba5f|Military Skills / Education Translator;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0;GP0|#229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0;L0|#0229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0|Employment Assistance
Federal Employmenthttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Federal-Employment.aspxFederal EmploymentGP0|#c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40;L0|#0c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40|Federal;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40The federal government has laws providing veterans' preference and special appointing authorities for veterans and recognizes that hiring veterans is just good business.GP0|#229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0;L0|#0229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0|Employment Assistance;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0
Get Certified as a DVBEhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Get-Certified.aspxGet Certified as a DVBEGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40Over 80% of the DVBEs also qualify for small business (SB) certification, which offers additional benefits. There is no cost involved with applying for DVBE or small SB certification.GP0|#4ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed;L0|#04ac206e7-ad9a-4ca5-9762-395e5e9885ed|Business Ownership;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0
Post-9/11 GI Bill, Chapter 33https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Post-911-GI-Bill,-Chapter-33.aspxPost-9/11 GI Bill, Chapter 33GP0|#c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40;L0|#0c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40|Federal;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 also known as Chapter 33, boasts the most comprehensive education benefits package since the original GI Bill® by providing financial support for education and housing. GP0|#3d111c5d-6aad-420a-ae89-c076bf99c1ed;L0|#03d111c5d-6aad-420a-ae89-c076bf99c1ed|Benefits;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#5215edf8-a5cf-4375-b33e-cfa2eb885d89GP0|#b190d553-4cd5-4942-89de-34d5c89955b8;L0|#0b190d553-4cd5-4942-89de-34d5c89955b8|On-The-Job Training;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0;GP0|#be8aff82-cc4d-4547-b513-f948050f4868;L0|#0be8aff82-cc4d-4547-b513-f948050f4868|Apprenticeship
State Employmenthttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/State-Employment.aspxState EmploymentGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40Most jobs with the State of California can only be obtained as a result of successfully completing a civil service examination. The examination will state whether or not veterans’ preference credits will be granted. GP0|#229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0;L0|#0229e55bf-27e5-4b86-ad57-f0d641ad0ee0|Employment Assistance;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#18f73f05-7b03-4025-8822-a4eb34256ea0

Veteran Services Benefits - Catalog

Veteran Services / Benefits - Employment