Current Employees

VMI provides equal opportunity to employees and applicants for employment.

Handbooks & Policies

VMI employees are expected to be familiar with all relevant handbooks and policies. Below is a list of HR-related policies.

Employee Assistance Program

All health plans offered to state employees and their dependents have employee assistance programs (EAPs). Included are up to four sessions at no charge for such services as mental health, alcohol or drug abuse assessment, child or elder care, grief counseling and legal or financial services. EAP counselors are available to assist employees with problems related to: alcohol, drugs, family, health, legal, financial, housing, mental health, childcare, eldercare, grief, spousal/child/parent abuse, workplace, career planning, retirement, For more information on the EAP, please visit the DHRM website.

  • Training – Anthem’s EAP offers a wide variety of workshops, covering topics that deal with parenting, workplace issues, living well, and financial management. If your department is interested in scheduling a workshop, please contact the Human Resources Office for a list of EAP offerings.

Employee Wellness

The VMI Employee Wellness Program educates, supports, and empower employees to improve and maintain their overall health and well-being through healthy lifestyle choices and participation in free fitness programs.

VMI offers free fitness classes to all employees at lunchtimes and after work hours. Class offerings include Zumba, Total Body Training, Tai Chi, Yoga, and Self-defense. 
For more information on these or other program offerings, email
2019 Holiday Schedule
Virginia observes 12 paid holidays. VMI observes some of these over the Christmas holiday.
Memorial Day
VMI offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

July 4
VMI also observes the July 4 Holiday and VMI offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.

The Thanksgiving Holiday period for VMI employees will begin after four hours of your regular work shift on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and will continue through Sunday, Dec. 1. Employees will return to work on Monday, Dec. 2.

Winter Furlough
The Winter Furlough period for VMI employees will begin at the conclusion of your regular work shift on Friday, Dec. 20 and will continue through Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Employees will return to work on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.