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Become a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certified Employer in Two Easy Steps!

Step 1: Enrollment

Join an elite group of employers who have made public commitments to the Commonwealth to recruit, hire, and retain qualified Veterans. Becoming a member takes less than 5 minutes. Click here to enroll now. 

Step 2: Training & Certification

Only one FREE virtual training is required to become V3 Certified. Join nearly 3,000 employers that support Virginia's mission to make our state the best place for veterans to live, work and raise a family. Learn how military-affiliated job seekers can be the ideal solution to your talent needs!


Choose one of the upcoming webinars below to become certified.

August 10

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: FREE!

August 17

11:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: FREE!

August 25

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: FREE!

Certification perks include:

Free SHRM & HRCI credits

Ability to share jobs in the Transition Connection Newsletter

Opportunity to establish a Hire Vets Now Fellowship SkillBridge Program

Access to Hire Vets Now Networking Events on Military Installations

Participation in virtual job fairs and networking events

Eligibility to apply for a $10,000 Veteran Employment Grant (employers with 300 employees or less)

Recruit. Hire. Retain.

The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program is a free resource to employers offered by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services. The V3 Program provides free state certification through the Governor's office and trains employers on nationally recognized best practices to recruit, hire, train and retain military talent. V3 Certified Employers gain access to resources to support their organizational goals to support military job seekers, current military employees, and military spouses.

For more information, please visit

or call (804) 896-1263

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