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Veteran Employer Tool Kit

The following is a list of resources designed to support employers as they incorporate veteran hiring into existing recruitment practices.  Employers, both public and private, are encouraged to visit these resources to help with recruitment, hiring, retention, and ongoing support, of veterans.

Community Based Organizations

A number of community based organizations work every day with our Maryland veterans.  They are providing housing supports, employment assistance, and training. The following agencies have joined Operation Hire as community based partners.  Employers who are recruiting veterans in to their civilian work place should consider reaching out to these organizations.

  • Veteran Staffing Network (Parent Company: Easter Seals)
    • At its core, the Veteran Staffing Network (VSN) is a staffing agency. VSN provides temp-to-perm, contract, and direct-hire placements.  They put our veterans on a meaningful career path by bringing together diverse constituencies and strengths in an innovative way to support both the business seeking to hire top-notch employees and veterans transitioning to civilian life. Veteran Staffing Network (learn more here).
    • Contact David Muir, Senior Vice President, 301-920-9730,
  • Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET)
    • MCVET provides emergency and transitional housing services to veterans to enable them to rejoin their communities as productive citizens.  Veterans who are residents of MCVET participate in an Education, Training, and Employment (ETE) program.  The ETE program goal is to involve residents in higher education or skilled training programs that will enable them to secure first-rate employment and higher paying salaries.  The employment service component of ETE is structured in partnership with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations (DLLR). This comprehensive program includes intensive job development, job search, labor market information, assisted placement, job workshops, resume preparation, and interview skills training.
    • Contact Ronald Hill, Program Coordinator,  410-576-9626, ext.231,
  • Alliance, Inc. (Veterans Housing Assistance Program-SSVF)
    • Alliance’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program is designed to help Veteran families address housing and other stressors while providing for secure permanent housing.  SSVF provides a short, intensive period of case management to link families to benefits and provide temporary financial assistance with housing or moving expenses.  Case managers also assist veterans with finding employment.  
    • Contact Antonio Perez, Supervisor, Veteran Housing Outreach and Assistance, 410-282-5900, ext. 3096,


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