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The mission of the Department of Economic Opportunity Veterans Program is to promote employment of Florida's veterans, especially veterans with barriers to employment.

State of Florida Resources

  • Employ Florida Vets
    Get assistance with creating a great resume, conducting a job search, applying for jobs and more.
  • Florida Vets First
    Find information about veteran’s benefits, education and training and other news of interest to veterans.
  • CareerSource Centers
    Many of Florida’s CareerSource centers are staffed with professional Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists and Local Veterans Employment Representatives who provide priority workforce services to veterans.

U.S. Government Resources

    Search job listings and find other resources for veterans using this resource provided by the U.S Office of Personnel Management.

Transition Assistance

Education Opportunities

  • Educational Institutions Offering Credit for Military Experience
    Find out if your military service earned you college credit.  Education funding is available to veterans through the GI Bill. Colleges and universities award credit towards a degree to veterans based on training, coursework and occupational specialty. 

Other Support Resources

  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program
    This program trains or retrains and rehabilitates disabled veterans for new careers by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists and Local Veterans Employment Representatives provide workforce and other services to VR&E referred, special disabled veterans participating in the VR&E Program (Chapter 31, Title 38, USC).  Services include:
      • On-the-job training (OJT)
      • Non-paid work experience
      • Selective job placement
      • Case management, counseling, and follow-up services
      • Provision of job-seeking training, job analysis and labor market information
  • Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program
    This program provides transitional assistance, including employability skills training, counseling, case management, job search and placement assistance to incarcerated veterans who are transitioning out of the correctional system. This is a collaborative partnership with the federal and state correctional centers in Florida.

    Specialists are located at the following CareerSource centers:
  • CareerSource Chipola
    4636 Hwy. 90 East, Ste E
    Marianna, FL 32446 
    (850) 633-4419
  • CareerSource Florida Crown
    1389 US Hwy. 90 W, Ste 170 
    Lake City, FL  32055
    (386) 755-9026
An equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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