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  • Welcome to the Veterans Services Web site
    Sailors and flag
    The WorkSource Oregon Employment Department wants to express our thanks to veterans for serving and defending our nation. This Web site offers information and resources that can help with the transition to the civilian workforce. Our goal is to help you with employment, training, and education resources you need to be successful.

    We have Veterans Representatives stationed around the state to assist you.
  • Patriot Award Goes to Judith Hayes


    The Patriot Award goes to an individual who has helped veterans throughout the year.
    This year's Patriot award has been awarded to Judith Hayes of Tuality Community Hospital for her outstanding help and support of the Washington County Veteran Job and Benefits Fair. The successful event was held May 1st at the Tuality Community Hospital. Read More
  • Unemployment high among veterans returning home
    national guard CBS Evening News spotlights Oregon National Guard
    A report on CBS Evening News focused on the high unemployment rate among veterans returning from the Middle East, and Oregon's efforts to help them find work.
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Covers More Than College
    Veterans Affairs
    The Post-9/11 GI Bill is effective August 1, 2009. Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, on-the-job training, flight training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs, entrepreneurship training, and tutorial assistance. All training programs must be approved for GI Bill benefits.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Covers More than College
    Vetarans Affairs
    The Post-9/11 GI Bill is effective August 1, 2009. Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, on-the-job training, flight training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs, entrepreneurship training, and tutorial assistance. All training programs must be approved for GI Bill benefits.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Covers More Than College
    Veterans Affairs
    The Post-9/11 GI Bill is effective August 1, 2009. Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, on-the-job training, flight training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs, entrepreneurship training, and tutorial assistance. All training programs must be approved for GI Bill benefits.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Covers More Than College
    Veterans Affairs
    The Post-9/11 GI Bill is effective August 1, 2009. Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, on-the-job training, flight training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs, entrepreneurship training, and tutorial assistance. All training programs must be approved for GI Bill benefits.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Covers More Than College
    Veterans Affairs
    The Post-9/11 GI Bill is effective August 1, 2009. Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, on-the-job training, flight training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs, entrepreneurship training, and tutorial assistance. All training programs must be approved for GI Bill benefits.

  • Project aims to get troops employed
    WorkSource teams with businesses and employer support volunteers
    The employment process usually takes place when troops return home; however, Oregon's pilot project is focused on what can be done while soldiers are still in theater.

Resources to Find Job Opportunities Welcome to Veterans Services

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An important step in your job search is to register in and use iMatchSkills, our award-winning online job matching tool. The vet reps use iMatchSkills to match your skills with job opportunities. Contact your Veterans Representative for assistance.

The Government Jobs link features websites for federal, state, county, and city job listings. Links to apprenticeship programs and America's Career InfoNet site are also good resources.

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The WorkSource Oregon Employment Department wants to express our thanks to veterans for serving and defending our nation. This Web site offers information and resources that can help with the transition to the civilian workforce. Our goal is to help you with employment, training, and education resources you need to be successful. If you, or your spouse, served in the U.S. military, you may qualify for "Priority of Service" in employment and training services. This means you may receive priority in job referrals, employment counseling, job search workshops, referrals to training programs and more.

Please contact your local Veterans Representatives stationed around the state for more assistance.