Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs helps connect veterans and their family members to the benefits and services they earned through their military service. 

Our Central Office is located in Olympia and includes a Veterans Service Center as well as administrative support for all agency programs.

WDVA offers long-term care in our four State Veteran Homes (the Washington Soldiers Home, the Washington Veterans Home, the Spokane Veterans Home, and the Walla Walla Veterans Home) for honorably discharged veterans, and in some cases, their spouses. 

The Veterans Services and Counseling and Wellness Divisions provide claims assistance as well as counseling services for veterans and their family members.  And our State Veterans Cemetery honors veterans in their final resting place.

We invite you to explore our website, email us or call 1-800-562-2308 so that we can connect you and your family members to the benefits you’ve earned.

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Port Orchard, WA, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. As a Nursing Assistant Certified, you'll assist in the delivery of nursing and nursing related care to vulnerable veterans in need of skilled nursing care. You'll have the ability to lend direction to your patients as well as a caring attitude....

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Spokane County, WA, USA
Description Shift: 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Days Off: Thursday & Friday The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is comprised of more than 800 dedicated staff who strive to fulfill WDVA's mission of "Serving Those Who Served." To achieve this mission, WDVA provides critical services to veterans and their families, both in the community and among four veterans' homes within the State of Washington. WDVA is a national leader in the quality of and advocacy for veterans claims submitted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, reaching out to Washington's more than 600,000 veterans. WDVA operates four Medicare/Medicaid and Federal VA Certified Veterans Homes in Port Orchard, Orting, Spokane, and Walla Walla providing nursing care for honorably discharged veterans, to include, in some instances, their spouses, widows or gold star parents. For more information, visit our website at www.dva.wa.gov. Lend direction to your...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Orting, WA 98360, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. We are seeking a positive and professional senior level Licensed Practical Nurse 4 to supervise and evaluate our LPNs and NACs in the care of our residents at the Washington...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Spokane County, WA, USA
Description Please Note: The scheduled shift for this position will be 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday (Mondays and Tuesdays off). Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. As a Licensed Practical Nurse 4, you'll...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Spokane, WA, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. We are in need of an on-call Psychiatric Social Worker 2 for our Spokane Veterans Home. In this role, you'll provide medically related social services to veterans and spouses to attain or maintain the highest...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Orting, WA 98360, USA
Description As of July 1, 2022 the new pay range for this position will be $18.93 to $24.07 hourly. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. Connect with your goals and change lives in accomplishing our mission of "Serving Those Who Served" with the Washington...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs 614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. We are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate part-time Licensed Practical Nurse 2 to provide resident-centered care and ensure that our Veterans at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard are provided...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs 614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
Description Please Note: This recruitment will be used to fill a part-time NAC position. The anticipated hours will be from 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. As a part-time Nursing Assistant Certified, you'll...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Walla Walla County, WA, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking to fill on-call Custodian 1 positions that directly affect the quality of life and health of residents of our Walla Walla Veterans Home in Walla Walla,...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs 614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
Description Licensed Practical Nurse 2 Full Time, Permanent Evening Shift Washington Veterans Home We are so excited to announce an open position for Licensed Practical Nurse 2 , Swing Shift, here at the beautiful Washington Veterans Home, in scenic Port Orchard, Washington! Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including,...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Spokane, WA, USA
Description Please Note: Due to recruitment and retention shortages, all newly hired permanent NAC’s or NAC Lead’s will receive a recruitment incentive payment of $1,500 upon hire. In addition, you’ll receive another $1,500 after completion of your probationary period. These recruitment incentive payments will expire on September 30, 2022. The anticipated schedule for this position will be from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Thursday through Monday. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Walla Walla County, WA, USA
Description Registered Nurse 2 (RN2) Time, Permanent Part Time (80%), Evening Shift Walla Walla Veterans Home We are excited to announce that we once again will be accepting applications for a Registered Nurse 2, Part Time, Permanent (80%) position here at the beautiful Walla Walla Veterans home, in Walla Walla, Washington! Please note: This positions schedule would be Friday through Monday, 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting,...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Orting, WA 98360, USA
Description Please Note: Due to recruitment and retention shortages, all newly hired permanent NAC’s or NAC Lead’s will receive a recruitment incentive payment of $1,500 upon hire. In addition, you’ll receive another $1,500 after completion of your probationary period. These recruitment incentive payments will expire on September 30, 2022. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Orting, WA 98360, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. If you are a Registered Nurse (RN) with a passion for excellence and compassionate care, we invite you to be a part of our Washington Veterans Home located in Orting, Washington. Lend direction to your patients...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs 614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
Description Please Note: Due to recruitment and retention shortages, all newly hired permanent NAC’s or NAC Lead’s will receive a recruitment incentive payment of $1,500 upon hire. In addition, you’ll receive another $1,500 after completion of your probationary period. These recruitment incentive payments will expire on September 30, 2022. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs 614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
Description Registered Nurse 2 Full Time - Permanent Float, NOC Shift Washington Veterans Home We are excited to announce an upcoming opening for a Registered Nurse 2 (RN2), Full Time, Permanent position , here at the beautiful Washington Veterans Home, in scenic Port Orchard, Washington! Please Note: The Shift will be night shift (NOC), with hours of 10:30 pm to 7:00 am. This is a float position. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard,...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Walla Walla County, WA, USA
Description Registered Nurse 2 (RN2) Full Time, Permanent Night Shift Walla Walla Veterans Home We are excited to announce that we once again will be accepting applications for a Registered Nurse 2, Full Time, Permanent position here at the beautiful Walla Walla Veterans home, in Walla Walla, Washington! Please note: This positions schedule would be Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 pm to 6:30 am. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard,...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Spokane, WA, USA
Description Nursing Assistant Registered, Nursing Assistant Certified In-Training Full Time - Non-Permanent Spokane Veterans Home Nursing Assistants Registered (NAR), this is the opportunity you have been waiting for! The Spokane Veterans Home is excited to announce the new position of Nursing Assistant Registered, Nursing Assistant Certified In-Training! Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Walla Walla County, WA, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. Come lend direction to our veteran residents as well as a caring attitude. Bring a smile and your vital knowledge to everyone, every day. Brighten the daily lives for patients and feel rewarded in your career. Connect...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Spokane, WA, USA
Description Please Note: Due to recruitment and retention shortages, all newly hired permanent NAC’s or NAC Lead’s will receive a recruitment incentive payment of $1,500 upon hire. In addition, you’ll receive another $1,500 after completion of your probationary period. These recruitment incentive payments will expire on September 30, 2022. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs 614 Division St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
Description Please Note: This recruitment will be used to fill multiple on-call vacancies; shifts may vary. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. We are in need of multiple on-call Nursing Assistants Certified to provide services to our residents in need of...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Walla Walla County, WA, USA
Description Licensed Practical Nurse 2 Full Time, Permanent Evening/Swing Shift Walla Walla Veterans Home We are so excited to announce two (2) new positions for Licensed Practical Nurse 2 , Swing Shift, here at the beautiful Walla Walla Veterans Home, in Walla Walla, Washington! Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans,...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Walla Walla County, WA, USA
Description Please Note: This recruitment will be used to fill an on-call position; shifts and days off will vary. Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. We are in need of multiple on-call RN2's for our Walla Veterans Home. In this role, you'll assist in the...

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Orting, WA 98360, USA
Description Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) , we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the recruitment for our Registered Nurse 2 position at our Washington Soldiers Home (WSH), a skilled nursing facility. This job is located...