Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP)

Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists develop job and training opportunities for veterans, with special emphasis on veterans with service-connected disabilities.

How veterans' outreach can help you

Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists  develop job and training opportunities for veterans, with special emphasis on veterans with service-connected disabilities.

DVOP specialists provide direct services to veterans to help them compete in the job market. They offer assistance to disabled and other veterans by promoting community and employer support for job and training opportunities, including apprenticeship and on-the-job training.

DVOP specialists link veterans with jobs and training opportunities by working with:

DVOP specialists are case managers for veterans enrolled in federally funded job training programs such as the Department of Veterans Affairs' Vocational Rehabilitation program, and other veterans with serious disadvantages in the job market. DVOP specialists are available to those veterans and their employers to ensure follow up services are provided to promote job retention.

The U.S. Department of Labor provides funding for DVOP specialist positions. These specialists are located in MassHire Career Centers across the state.

DVOP specialists may also be found at:

  • Regional offices and medical or veterans' outreach centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • State or county veterans' service offices
  • Community-based organizations
  • Military installations
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