The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) created the VA Veteran Onboarding and Veterans As Mentors (VAMs) programs to help new Veteran hires transition from military service to the civilian workplace. Both programs include supporting materials for each onboarding team member that are designed to complement existing orientation activities. Learn more about the onboarding team and download the helpful resources below.
can prepare for the first day and understand what to expect during the first six months at VA.
Watch the video below to learn more about the VA Veteran Onboarding and VAMs programs.
are the best resource for new employees as they acclimate to VA employment. Access comprehensive tools, including guides, checklists and templates, to effectively communicate with new hires as they join the team.
Onsite sponsors are long-term employees who welcome and help new staff adapt during their first 30 days of employment. Refer to the onboarding guides, checklists and templates and help ensure new Veterans acclimate quickly. Veteran mentors
are experienced Veteran employees, who provide one-on-one guidance to new hires and guide mentees toward career success. Learn more about becoming a Veteran mentor by downloading guides, checklists and forms.
Veterans: Learn more about beginning your career with VA.