LVER - National Veterans` Training Institute

U. S. Department of Labor --- -- Organizational Chart
Secretary of Labor
Assistant Secretary for Veterans Employment and Training
Vet Preference
American Job Centers
Funds provided to States will be based upon an
approved plan that contains:
A description of services to be provided
 The duties assigned to DVOPs and LVERs
 The manner in which DVOPs and LVERs are
integrated in the employment service delivery system
 The veteran population to be served and
 Incentive performance plan
Performance Goals for the
One-Stop Delivery System
For All Veterans and Disabled Veterans:
• Veterans Entered Employment Rate
• Veterans Employment Retention Rate
• Veterans Average Earnings
Congress has questioned how JVSG differs
from other DOL programs, especially
Wagner-Peyser State Grants
It is difficult to demonstrate the benefit of
JVSG if the veterans served and services
provided are similar to Wagner-Peyser
DVOP/LVER Programs
VPL 07-10
Preference for hiring:
• Qualified service-connected disabled veterans
• Qualified eligible veterans
• Qualified eligible persons
DVOP Program
Section 4103A
 Full or part-time
 Intensive services
 Priority in servicing veterans
A. Special disabled veterans
B. Other disabled veterans
C. Other eligible veterans
Maximum emphasis on economically and educationally
disadvantaged veterans
DVOP Specialist Duties
VPL 07-10
Consistent with WIA Section 134(d)(3)(C), the intensive
services category now is clarified to include:
o Comprehensive assessment of education, skills, and abilities;
o In–depth interviewing and evaluation to identify employment
barriers and appropriate employment goals;
o Group and individual career coaching;
o 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
o 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.
VPL 07-10
Conduct outreach to locate veterans for intensive
services such as:
(a) VR&E
(b) HVRP, IVTP and VWIP grantees
(c) VA Medical centers and Vet Centers
(d) Homeless Shelters
(e) Civic and service organizations
(f) Community Stand Downs
(g) Military Installations
(h) WIA partners
(i) State Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Case Management
VPL 07-10
Case management is a service delivery strategy
Case Management services are:
o Conduct an assessment
o Develop an employment plan
o Follow-up
IS can be delivered separately from CM
(b) Principle Duties
(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;
(2) Facilitate employment, training and placement
services furnished to veterans.
(e) Manager’s Report
LVER Duties/Employer Outreach
VPL 07-10
LVER staff work with other service providers to promote
the advantages of hiring Veterans to employers and
employer groups.
Together, they market job seeking Veterans as individuals
who have highly marketable skills and experience.
LVER Duties/Employer Outreach
VPL 07-10
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:
o Planning and participation in job and career fairs;
o Coordination with unions, apprenticeship programs, and business
organizations to promote employment and training programs for
o Informing Federal Contractors of their responsibility to recruit
qualified Veterans; and
o Promoting credentialing and licensing opportunities for Veterans.
LVER/DVOP Mandatory Training
VPL 07-10
According to Title 38 USC, § 4102A, LVER and DVOP
staff are required to receive specialized training provided
by NVTI..
Those hired on or after October 13, 2010 have 18 months
to complete their specialized training.
‘Priority of service’ means, with respect to any
qualified job training program, that a covered
person shall be given priority over nonveterans
for the receipt of employment, training, and
placement services provided under that program.
(Chapter 42, section 4215)
20 CFR 1010.20
Title 38 Chapter 42
Section 4215 20 CFR 1010.110
Priority of service for veterans in Department of
Labor job training programs
“Qualified job training program” is any workforce
preparation, development, or delivery program or
service that is directly funded, in whole or in part, by the
Department of Labor.
20 DOL-Funded workforce programs are covered by section 4215:
• WIA Adult and Dislocated Worker
• Wagner-Peyser Employment Services
• Trade Act Programs
• National Emergency Grants
• Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
• Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker Program
• Indian and Native American Program
• Job Corps
• WIA Demonstration Projects
• Labor Market Information Grants
• Career One-Stop Electronic Tools
• Other Internet-based self-service tools operated by DOL programs
Veteran [38 USC 101(2)]
 Active military service
 Discharged under “other than dishonorable”
conditions (regulations)
20 CFR 1010.110
Eligibility derived from a living veteran
• Service member is missing in action, captured or
forcibly detained
• Veteran has total service-connected disability, per VA
Eligibility derived from a deceased veteran
• Veteran died of a service-connected disability
• Veteran dies while a total service-connected disability,
per VA evaluation, was in existence
20 CFR 1010.110
Implementing processes to ensure covered
persons are made aware of:
 Entitlement to priority of service
 Other employment, training and placement services
 Eligibility requirements for those programs or services
The right to take precedence over non-covered
persons  Depending on the type of service or
resource being provided, taking precedence
may mean:
 Covered person gains access to service or resource
earlier than the non-covered persons
 Covered person receives service or resource instead of a
non-covered person when resources are limited
20 CFR 1010.200
Joint monitoring of Priority of Service by:
 The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service
 The DOL agency responsible for the program’s
administration and oversight
20 CFR 1010.240

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