Resources for Veterans

Monterey Bay Career Coach

Find civilian careers on Monterey Bay Career Coach related to your military occupation.


​​​California offers a variety of employment services and benefits to veterans who are unemployed or seeking employment including employment services to help find a job, unemployment benefits while seeking employment, and apprenticeship and on-the-job training programs that pay while preparing for a sustainable career.

Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America’s jobs portal is a one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities.

Veterans Connect@ the Library

Santa Cruz Public Libraries provides several local and state resources for veterans to assist in finding and applying for jobs.


VetNow provides live job coaching, resume lab, live Veteran navigator, unemployment assistance, and many other free job-seeking tools for Veterans and their families. To access this resource a Santa Cruz Public Libraries or Monterey County Free Libraries Card and Library Card Pin Number is required.

Veterans Transition Center of Monterey County

VTC provides training, classes, skills assessments, assistance with job placement, quarterly job fairs, job skills training, and skills assessment and more!

Workforce Santa Cruz County Veterans Services

Workforce Santa Cruz County provides services for Veterans and their spouse. The Santa Cruz County Career Centers and CalJOBS bring job seekers a wealth of information, resources, and services, all at no cost to you.