Airman and Family Readiness Center

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Employment Assistance Classes

The Airman & Family Readiness Center supports customers in achieving short- and long-term employment, education and training, and career goals through employment skills counseling, resources for self-employment, small business and entrepreneurial efforts.

We offer labor market information, employment trend tracking, skills and interest identification, skills development workshops, job referrals, alternatives to paid employment (volunteerism, for example), networks to local employers, and on- and off-base resources.

Current programs help with developing a career plan, establishing community network contacts and utilizing employment listings. Classes are open to family members and civilian employees.

Classes:

Mock Interviewing (3 hours)

This is an opportunity to go through the interview process in a mock setting with an employer.  Bring a resumé and come dressed for an interview.

Starting a Small Business Workshop (4 hours)

The Services Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) present this workshop at the Schriever Airman & Family Readiness Center.  The course addresses various small business topics such as developing a business plan, bookkeeping, marketing and more. 

Resumé Basics (2 hours)

This class is for the person who has never done a resume or is seeking confirmation that what they have is on the right track. Held every other month, Resume Basics includes information on format, appropriate content, and how to use the resumé, in addition to actual input from a local employer who reads resumés on a daily basis.

10 Steps to Federal Employment (2 hours)

The Schriever Airman and Family Readiness Center and the Schriever Civilian Personnel office team up to bring you the ten most crucial steps you need to know when applying for federal employment. It is helpful to navigate your way through some job descriptions on www.usajobs.gov before coming to the class.

Career Tracks: A career Toolkit for the Mobile Military Spouse (2 days)

This comprehensive two-day course is designed especially for Military and DoD spouses, and is a joint venture of the Airman and Family Readiness Centers of Schriever AFB, Peterson AFB, the US Air Force Academy, the Air Force Aid Society, and the Military Spouse Career Committee of Colorado Springs. The course assists with assessment of candidate skills, values and interests and helps participants evaluate how these factors can lead to a satisfying career choice. It creates an awareness of the varied career opportunities and aids in conducting an effective job search while living a high mobility lifestyle. An employer panel is also present to assist attendees with questions, networking and feedback regarding their job search. To register, call the US Air Force Academy Airman and Family Readiness Center at 333-3168.

Spouse Employment

The Airman and Family Readiness Center staff assists family members with immediate and long term goals, as well as job search skills and career development. To do this we offer the following: Career Development Classes and Individual Assistance, Federal Job Search Information, Internet Resources, Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources.

Career Tracks: A Career Toolkit for the Mobile Military Spouse
Is designed to assess job search candidate skills, values and interests and assist in evaluating how these factors can lead to a satisfying career choice. It creates an awareness of the varied career opportunities and aids in conducting an effective job search while living a high mobility lifestyle.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (CAA)

Provides up to $6,000 of financial assistance for eligible spouses directly to participating schools or other training institutions

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