Welcome to the Arizona Roadmap to Veteran Employment!
The Roadmap is a statewide plan that engages public and private sector organizations with a goal of reducing unemployment & underemployment among service members, veterans and their family members. The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services and the Arizona Coalition for Military Families are the lead implementation partners.
The Employment Equation
The roadmap is structured around an employment equation that encompasses a focus on the interests and needs of different key stakeholder groups, as well as the relationship between those stakeholders with an end goal of successful hiring and retention:
What are the goals of the roadmap?
The roadmap will focus on the following targets for each of the key stakeholder groups from the employment equation:
Implementation of the Employment Roadmap will begin in late 2014/early 2015. Scroll down to learn more about what is available to job seekers, employment service providers and employers.
JOB SEEKERS & EMPLOYEES
Assistance is available on an on-going basis to job seekers in the following ways:
Military/Veteran Employment Resource Center
BY PHONE: 602-753-8802 BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
ONLINE 24/7 Job Search is available at:
VA eBenefits Jobs – an online portal that includes a Military Skills Translator and job search (note: the Department of Defense H2H.jobs initiative now falls under this site).
My Next Move for Veterans – a Department of Labor website that includes an Interest Profiler.
US Military Pipeline – this site houses the skills translation and matching technology that was created here in Arizona.
Connect to your local One-Stop for job search assistance (locations statewide).
There are many additional resources statewide available to assist service members, veterans and their family members with finding employment.
Visit the Quickstart Resource Guide on Employment for more information. Thank you for your service!
EMPLOYMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS
Through the roadmap, training and technical assistance is available to public and private sector employment service providers. This can include an array of support such as:
- Military culture training
- Military/Veteran Resource Navigation training (including a specialized focus on military/veteran employment)
- Facilitation of cross-sector collaboration and coordination of service delivery
- Technical assistance to become a partner organization on the Military/Veteran Resource Network
If you are an employment service provider and would like more information, please complete a pre-application to join the Network or submit a Training & Technical Assistance Request form or contact us at 602-753-8802 or email@example.com.
Public and private sector employers of all sizes are invited to be a part of the roadmap, which will focus on engaging organizations as Arizona Veteran Supportive Employers (AVSE) and strengthening recruiting, hiring and retention of service members, veterans and family members. ACMF and ADVS offer the following to assist employers:
- Military culture training
- Military/Veteran Resource Navigation training
- Technical assistance to become an Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer
If you are an employer and would like more information, please complete a pre-application form to join the Network or submit a Training & Technical Assistance Request form or contact us at 602-753-8802 or firstname.lastname@example.org.