Veterans’ Program Staff Training Outreach, Resources & Reports DEO Veterans Program Outreach Mission To promote and maximize the employment of Florida's veterans, especially veterans with barriers to employment, we must: Utilize the complete menu of One-Stop Career Center resources Expand and develop our network of Organizations, Service Providers and Employers Provide consistent and effective communication within Network(s) our 2 Head to Toe Event Planning HEAD Develop the event idea & Get Approval (What, Where, Why) HANDS BODY Who will participate? What will be done? When? How? Ensure prior preparations are completed at all phases FEET Ensure proper closure & Feedback Review Information LVER Employer Outreach Local Veteran Employment Representatives (LVER) serve as advocates for employment and training opportunities with businesses, industries and local employers. As an employment and career advocate for veterans the LVERs primary role is to conduct employer outreach activities for the development of opportunities for veterans 4 Marketing Strategies for Success Marketing plans raise awareness among employers about veterans well as One-Stop Career Center services. as Effective program marketing includes planned and coordinated employer visits that benefit RWB objectives as well as veterans. Marketing One-Stops to veterans should include serving employed as well as unemployed veterans. Job/Career fairs Employer visits Community groups, Military organizations and service organizations 5 DVOP Outreach to Veterans DVOP staff conduct outreach to locate economically or educationally disadvantaged veterans, veterans with barriers to employment, veterans with special needs & homeless veterans through the following organizations and/or activities: Vet Centers, VA Medical Centers and Clinics Veterans' Service Organizations Venues and locations where veterans congregate 6 DVOP Organizational Visits DVOP staff conduct organizational visits to develop partnerships with organizations that provide various services and resources for Veterans. Vet Centers, VA Medical Centers and Clinics Community based and civic organizations Veterans' Service Organizations Veterans’ Affairs Educational Coordinators Reserve and National Guard units 7 One-Stop Outreach & Resources JVSG staff conduct outreach to local businesses and organizations, but reaching out to other workforce programs and staff within the One-Stop are vital Other Regional Vet Staff WP Program Staff WIA Program Staff Disability Navigators One-Stop Managers Military Family Employment Advocates Internet Resources Welcome to Florida’s Veterans’ program team Email Florida’s DEO Website http://www.floridajobs.org/ National Veterans Training Institute (NVTI) website you can find Title 38, USC, Chapters 41 and 42, which governs the veterans’ program. The NVTI website is located at: http://www.nvti.ucdenver.edu/home/homePage.htm NVTI offers no-cost on-line courses for Veterans staff, and a Resource page program NVTI Resources FL Dept of VA DEO Training Materials Reporting Resources are valuable tools that will assist you during the development and/or analysis of required reports and documentation. Some examples include: VPLs explain various processes and reports DEO Training Presentations teach EFM service codes NVTI Presentations teach Roles & Responsibilities DEO Travel Manual explains requirements Quarterly Managers Report Quarterly Managers Report Quarterly Managers Report ETA 9002/Vets 200 Report VET-200 (A) DVOP DVOP First quarter 2012 Services Served 30,542 veterans which equates to 25% of registered veterans; Reportable services provided include: Career Guidance: 23.8 % Intensive Services: 5.1% Job Search Activities: 46.7 % Referred to Employment: 23.8 % Referred to Federal Training: 5.4 % DVOP intensive services should be higher. VET-200 (B) LVER LVER First quarter 2012 Services Served 22,217 veterans which equates to 17% of registered veterans; Reportable services provided include: Career Guidance: 23.9 % Intensive Services: 2.6% Job Search Activities: 45.8% Referred to Employment: 28.9% Referred to Federal Training: 5.4% Not considerably different from DVOP. Performance Measurements State Negotiated PY 2011-12 Performance Measurement Targets DVOP Disabled Veterans EER 42% Disabled Veterans ERR 77% LVER Recently Separated Veterans EER 48% Recently Separated Veterans ERR 75% DVOP/LVER Consolidated Veteran EER-Weighted 46% Veteran ERR 77% Veterans’ Average Earnings (AE) $14,700 Performance Targets for One-Stop Services for Veterans Veterans Entered Employment Rate (EER) 44% Veterans Employment Retention Rate (ERR) 77% Veterans Average Earning (AE) $14,800 Disabled Veterans EER 40% Disabled Veterans ERR 76% Disabled Veterans AE $15,500 22 Performance Measurements Weighting: Assures that special consideration is given to disabled veterans requiring intensive services. The Entered Employment Rate (EER) is adjusted based on the proportion that veterans who entered employment after receiving intensive services represent among all veterans who entered employment. VPL 05-08 Wtd EER Calculation - Tool http://www.dol.gov/vets/VPLS/VPLDirectory.html 23 Summary Employer & Organizational Outreach Use Available Resources Reports Performance 24 Questions And Discussion Contact Information Shawn Forehand Paul Furbush State Veterans’ Program Coordinator Asst. Veterans’ Program Coordinator Phone:(850) 245- 7424 /Fax: (850) 921-3495 Phone:(850) 921-3867 [email protected] [email protected] Additional Resources: DEO Veterans’ Workforce program Resources http://www.floridajobs.org/workforce-board-resources/program-resources/programresources DOL VETS Veterans Program Letters http://www.dol.gov/vets/VPLS/VPLDirectory.html DEO best Practices www.floridajobs.org/workforce-board-resources/policy-and-guidance/best-practices An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711.