DORA launches Military and Veterans Programs website focused on career transition and credential mobility


offers Active Duty, Reserves, National Guard, Military Spouses and Veterans pathways to professional licensure and customer information.


Colorado State Employment Benefits:

Employment Assistance: State employees receive 15 days of paid Military leave annually.

Eligibility: Colorado National Guard or Reserve member.


Unemployment Compensation

Unemployment insurance is a program to pay benefits and help workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own.

Call 1800-388-5515 or 303-318-9000 for more information.


Career Assistance for Veterans

Colorado offers career assistance to all individuals who are eligible for Veteran’s services. Each workforce center location across the state provides Veterans with priority of service for employment, training, and placement services. Each workforce center is staffed with a local veterans employment representative who is there to assist. For more information, contact your local workforce center.




Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) resources for Veterans:

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) and our American Job Center (AJC) partners are proud to offer career assistance to those who have served in the U.S. armed forces and to other individuals who are eligible for Veteran’s priority of service.

CDLE and the AJC’s utilize Connecting Colorado, www.connectingcolorado.com as our primary website for jobseekers and employers. Once registered as a user, you will receive automatic job matching from this statewide database.  Other resources offered include but are not limited to:

  • Assistance in developing and customizing resumes and cover letters
  • Job search guidance
  • Information on licensure, certification ,apprenticeship and training  programs
  • Information on rights and priority for Veterans
  • Direct referrals to job openings
  • Customized job development
  • Job fairs and hiring events
  • Referrals to other agencies for additional assistance and services
  • Resource rooms in AJC’s with free use of computers, fax machines, telephones and copy machines


The Federal government’s official jobs list. Shown are employment search, information center, veteran information and forms.



VA for Vets facilitates the reintegration, retention and hiring of Veteran employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We offer career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. VA for Vets is your gateway to a rewarding career serving our nation’s Veterans.


The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs provides our communities, state, and nation a ready military force for national defense and state emergency response. In addition, we provide assistance to our Colorado Veterans. The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs operates in coordination with Federal as well as State resources and guidelines.

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Volunteers of America

Education, employment and other support services for veterans and their families.

2660 Larimer St.

Denver, CO 80205

Brad Allen 303-297-0408



CU Denver Career Center



Additional Resources 

http://odin.aafes.com/employment/default.asp Aafes

http://acp-usa.org  – American Corporate Program – Veterans Mentoring

www.americasheroesatwork.gov – Americas Heroes at Work

http://www.armymwr.com/hr/employment.aspx –  Army Family and MWR Career Opportunities

www.coloradoworkforce.com – Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

http://regionalhelpwanted.com/colorado-springs-jobs – Colorado Springs Help Wanted

https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/jobs  – Colorado State Government Job Announcements

www.enableamerica.org – Enable America

http://www.fedshirevets.gov/AgencyDirectory/index.aspx – Feds Hire Vets

www.JOFDAV.com – For Disabled American Veterans – Free service to post resumes and see job listings

www.helmetstohardhats.org – Helmets to Hardhats

http://H2H.jobs   – Hero 2 Hired

www.hireamericasheroes.org – Hire America Heroes

www.hireAhero.com – Hire a Hero

www.militaryconnection.com – Military Connection

www.MOAA.org – Military Officers Association of America

www.msepjobs.com – Military Spouse Employment Partnership

https://www.recruitmilitary.com/ – Recruit Military

www.return2work.org – Return 2 Work

www.vetjobs.com  – Vet Jobs

www.usajobs.gov – USA Jobs

http://www.nafjobs.org/viewjobs.aspx –  USAF  NAF Job Listings

www.5starrecruitment.com – 5 Star Recruitment Career