Veterans Canteen Service offers unique way to join the VA family

If you’re looking to take the next step in your retail or restaurant career and serve veterans while doing it, a position with the Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) might be right for you.

Providing shopping and catering services at VA facilities across the country, VCS needs dedicated, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff – from cooks to sales associates to managers.

A career that matters

In addition to competitive starting wages of over $15.75 per hour and potential relocation assistance, VCS employees enjoy an extensive benefits package rare in retail and Restoration. He understands:

  • 13 to 26 days of vacation, sick leave with no accumulated time limit and 11 paid federal holidays.
  • Premium support group health insurance including dental, vision care and long term care.
  • Life insurance with family and additional coverage options.
  • The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), a generous three-tier pension plan.

What is VCS?

While VA is most commonly associated with the provision of health care for veterans, there are a number of services that contribute to the comfort and well-being of enlisted veterans in VA – and VCS health care. is no different.

Founded in 1946, VCS operates retail stores, cafes and coffee shops. These canteens have become comprehensive health spaces where veterans can connect, relax, share and care for themselves in a comfortable and supportive environment.

Beyond retail and restaurant operations, VCS supports a variety of programs for veterans through its revenue. From reducing veteran homelessness to preventing suicide to initiatives for female veterans, VCS finds ways to give back through these programs and more.

A mission that matters

With a job at VCS, you choose not just a career, but a shared mission among those who work through VA and its agencies. At VCS, you’ll know you’re making a difference, and your choice highlights your understanding of the importance of giving back.

Helping to provide food and shopping services to the nearly 9 million veterans we care for, you’ll be part of a team that includes their families and caregivers, VA employees, volunteers and visitors. This is a team that values ​​service to country, diversity and family-friendly principles, as well as upward mobility and professional development in your career.

Working at VCS

VCS is honored to serve the best customers in the country: veterans and those who care for them. Play a key role in providing items and services that contribute to the comfort and well-being of veterans at VA.

REMARK: The positions listed in this article were open at the time of publication. All currently available positions are listed on the VCS website.

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