Information for Employers Hiring Veterans

Fact sheet – Hire a Veteran

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Canada’s military men and women are known around the world for their leadership skills, teamwork and dedication. They are highly skilled in areas such as planning, communication, management, and the trades. Without question, they would be an asset to any workforce.

How do I get involved?

To make job opportunities available to Veterans, or to get more information, send an email to VAC.HireaVeteran-Embauchezunveteran.ACC@vac-acc.gc.ca.

Public Sector Resources

Government of Canada: Job Bank and Veterans

Job Bank is the Government of Canada’s free, bilingual and accessible on-line job board that offers employers and job seekers a number of services such as Job Search, Job Match, Job Alerts, and a variety of labour market information resources. Recent enhancements introduced a specific landing page for Veterans and employers seeking Veterans making the navigation much more user-friendly and also include resources and tools to help employers and organizations that help Veterans in transitioning to civilian employment.

Please visit Job Bank for more information or for assistance in using this powerful platform to advertise their employment/career opportunities for veterans.

MOSID to National Occupancy Code Equivalency Tool (MNET)

MNET is a Government of Canada interdepartmental collaboration of Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC), Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC), and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) provides employers with the ability to better understand CAF occupations and their related civilian occupation, including Knowledge, Skills’ and Aptitudes that CAF transitioning members and veterans bring to the labour market in Canada.

Military Employment Transition Program

Veterans Affairs Canada, the Canadian Armed Forces, and the not-for-profit organization Canada Company are partnering to help Canadian Armed Forces personnel find jobs after they leave the military. Find out how you can become an employer partner of the Military Employment Transition Program.

Veterans Transition Advisory Council

The Veterans Transition Advisory Council brings together industry leaders and government with the goal of helping Veterans transition into meaningful jobs in the private sector.

Did you find what you were looking for?

You can also do a search or contact us at 1-866-522-2122 (toll-free) Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, local time.

Living outside of Canada?

Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, EST

United States 1-888-996-2242 (toll-free)
United Kingdom, Germany, France, or Belgium 00-800-996-22421 (toll-free)
Any other country 1-613-996-2242 (collect)

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