Competency
• Knowledge of Title 38 USC,
Chapters 41 and 42 requirements
• Roles of the DVOP and LVER
U. S. Department of Labor Organizational Chart
Vacant
Secretary of Labor
VETS Assistant Secretary of Labor
RAVET
DVET
ADVET
VPA
One Stop
SVC
LVER
DVOP
Keith Kelly
Title 38 U.S.C.
Chapters 41 & 42
Group One
DVOP
Group Two
LVER
Disabled Veterans
Outreach Program
Roles and Responsibilities
4103A / VPL 07-10
Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 41
Section 4103 A
Full or part-time Disabled Veterans’ Outreach
Role is Intensive Services / Facilitating Placements for:
A. Special disabled veterans
B. Other disabled veterans
C. Other eligible veterans
Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 41
Section 4103 A
Maximum emphasis in meeting the employment needs of
veterans shall be placed on assisting economically or
educationally disadvantaged veterans.
In facilitating placement of a veteran under this program:


Help identify job opportunities that are appropriate for
the veteran’s employment goals and,
assist that veteran in developing a cover letter and
resume that are targeted for those particular jobs.
DVOP Specialist Duties
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Consistent with WIA Section 134(d)(3)(C), the intensive
services category now is clarified to include:
Comprehensive assessment of education, skills, and abilities;
In–depth interviewing and evaluation to identify employment
barriers and appropriate employment goals;
Group and individual career coaching;
Short-term pre-vocational services that may include development
of learning and communication skills, interviewing skills,
personal maintenance skills, and professional conduct to prepare
individuals for career goals; and
Development of an individual employment plan that identifies
employment goals, interim objectives, and appropriate services
that will enable the Veteran to meet his or her employment goals.
Case Management
Case Management is a service delivery strategy
CM components:
Conduct an assessment
Develop an employment plan
Follow-up
IS can be delivered
separately from CM
DVOP
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Conduct outreach to locate veterans for
intensive services such as:
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)
(f)
(g)
(h)
(i)
VR&E
HVRP, IVTP and VWIP grantees
VA Medical centers and Vet Centers
Homeless Shelters
Civic and service organizations
Community Stand Downs
Military Installations
WIA partners
State Vocational Rehabilitation Services
LVER Utilization
Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 41
Section 4104 (b)
LVER Utilization
Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 41
Section 4104 (b)
(1) Conduct outreach to employers in the area to
assist veterans in gaining employment, including
conducting seminars for employers and, in
conjunction with employers, conducting job search
workshops and establishing job search groups;
and
(2) Facilitate employment, training and placement
services furnished to veterans.
LVER Utilization
Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 41
Section 4104 (e)
Each LVER shall be administratively responsible to
the manager of the employment service delivery
system and shall provide reports, not less frequently
than quarterly, to the manager of such office and to
the “DVET” for the State regarding compliance
with Federal law and regulations with respect to
special services and priorities for eligible veterans.
LVER Utilization
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LVER Duties/Employer Outreach
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LVER staff work with other service
providers to promote the advantages of
hiring Veterans to employers and employer
groups. They market job seeking Veterans
as individuals who have highly marketable
skills and experience.
LVER Duties/Employer Outreach
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LVER staff serve as an advocate for Veterans with business,
industry, and other community-based organizations by
participating in a variety of outreach activities such as:
Planning and participation Coordination with unions,
in job and career fairs;
apprenticeship programs, and business
organizations to promote employment
and training programs for Veterans;
LVER Duties/Employer Outreach
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LVER staff serve as an advocate for Veterans with business,
industry, and other community-based organizations by
participating in a variety of outreach activities such as:
Informing Federal Contractors of
their responsibility to recruit
qualified Veterans; and
Promoting credentialing and
licensing opportunities for
Veterans.
LVER Duties/Individualized Job
Development
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LVER staff should provide services such as the following
to improve positive job development referrals:
Job search
Targeted referral
assistance
to training and
workshops for
supportive
Veterans
Individualized
services
vocational guidance
and labor market
information
LVER Duties
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Integration
4102A(c)
Funds provided to States will be based
upon an approved plan that describes:

The duties assigned to DVOP and
LVER staff
 The manner in which DVOPs and
LVERs are integrated in the
employment service delivery system
State Plan Request
F. Program Integration
The State Plan should describe:
 the processes used to ensure that service providers and
partners work together with DVOP specialists and LVER
staff to promote employment, training and placement
services for veterans through the Workforce Investment Act
and other DOL funded programs operated throughout the
State.
 the steps taken to ensure collaboration and integration of
services to ensure optimum promotion of the One-Stop
Career Center services and activities for veterans and other
eligible persons seeking jobs or training opportunities.
o
Cross Awareness Training of programs
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Facilitating and participating in employer
marketing services, employer job fairs, etc.
o
Negotiated One-Stop MOUs
o
NVTI training to all partners
o
Part of teams, staff meetings
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VETS staff to give training
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Location of VETS Rep staff
Definition:
Eligible Veteran
The term “Eligible Veteran" means a person who:
(A) served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days
and was discharged or released with other than a
dishonorable discharge;
(B) was discharged or released from active duty because of a
service-connected disability; or
(C) as a member of a reserve component under an order to
active duty served on active duty during a period of war or
in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is
authorized and was discharged or released from such duty
with other than a dishonorable discharge.
The term “Eligible Person" means-(A) the spouse of any person who died of a serviceconnected disability,
(B) the spouse of any member of the Armed Forces serving
on active duty who, for a total of more than ninety days: (i)
missing in action, (ii) captured in line of duty by a hostile
force, or (iii) forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by
a foreign government or power, or
(C) the spouse of any person who has a total disability
permanent in nature resulting from a service-connected
disability or the spouse of a veteran who died while a
disability so evaluated was in existence.
The term “Special Disabled Veteran" means —
(A) a veteran who is entitled to compensation (or who but for
the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to
compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary for a
disability (i) rated at 30 percent or more, or (ii) rated at 10 or
20 percent in the case of a veteran who has been determined
under section 3106 of this title to have a serious employment
handicap; or
(B) a person who was discharged or released from active duty
because of service-connected disability.
Competency
• Knowledge of Title 38 USC,
Chapters 41 and 42 requirements
• Roles of the DVOP and LVER