Priority of Service
Priority of Service is given to Veterans and eligible spouses. Veteran, for the sole purpose of Priority of Service, means a person who served at least one day excluding training in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. Active service includes full-time Federal service in the National Guard or a Reserve component.
Our mission is to provide Veterans and transitioning service members with the resources and services to succeed in the 21st Century workforce by meeting labor-market demands with qualified Veterans.
Veteran Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to receive services from Veteran’s employment staff you must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:
- Served on active duty in a branch of the United States for a minimum of 181 days for other than training and received other than a dishonorable discharge.
- Have a service connected disability.
- Received a campaign medal and received other than a dishonorable discharge.
Veterans Assistance is available in the following areas.
Job Referral — Referrals to jobs from the Colorado Workforce Center database.
Case Management — Close follow-up, job development, and intensive job search for veterans.
Job Development — Veterans Employment Specialists work closely with local employers in developing jobs for veterans.
Coordination — Veterans Employment Specialists work closely with local organizations that provide services and assistance to veterans, e.g. Colorado State Vocational Rehabilitation, the Boulder County Veterans Service Office, the Boulder Vet Center, and local veterans service organizations (Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign wars).
Local Employer Information — Information is available on employers in Boulder County.
Job Search Assistance — Veterans Employment Specialists provide guidance in searching for employment locally and nationally.
Referrals to Training — Veterans Employment Specialists will refer veterans to appropriate training to improve employability.
How to apply
Veterans may walk in or call for an appointment 8:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m., Monday — Friday, at either the Longmont office or the Boulder office.
Jim Moore in Longmont located at WfBC, 1500 Kansas Ave, Suite 4D
Phone: 303-827-7433 / Fax: 303-651-0288
Ben Chavez in Boulder located at WfBC, 2520 55th St., Suite 100
Phone: 303-301-2919 / Fax 303-939-0054