Since mobility is an inherent part of the military lifestyle, the MFSP promotes employment assistance by ensuring participants have access to services and programs that can help them meet their employment goals. The Colorado Springs CMFRC along with the Peterson Air Force Base Airman & Family Readiness Center supports an Employment Assistance Program.
All of these programs and more are advertised by the Colorado Springs CMFRC in the monthly newsletter.
The Peterson Air Force Base offers many outstanding services to all military members and their families including excellent support services for those seeking employment.
Career Focus Program
What can it do for you?
The Career Focus Program offers you the following:
- Employment Orientations;
- Job Referrals;
- Individual Career Explorations and Career Development Programs;
- Colorado Springs business/company information;
- A Career Resource Library including books and videos;
- Virtual Assistant Training Program;
Workshops focusing on:
- Resume development;
- Effective interviewing;
- How to penetrate the hidden job market;
- Running a Small Business.
All workshops are offered on a regular basis. Contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center to find out more information or to register for the next classes. 719 556-6141
*A special "Just for Canadians" Employment Workshop is held in the fall for our newcomers; however all Canadian spouses are welcome at any time.
This class gives a brief overview of information on the local job market and how the Family Support Center can help your search. This workshop is generally presented three times a month.
Career Marketing Strategies
This class is a follow-up to the Job Orientation Workshop and focuses on conducting an effective job search, writing a competitive resume, and interviewing effectively for a job. Detailed instruction on the proper techniques for interviewing is presented. Topics such as: What's a telephone interview? What should I wear? and much more.
This class covers such topics as: Organizing a Business Plan, Pitfalls of Starting a Business and Taxes.
Is your resume the best it can be? Whether you are a professional, an expert in technology or sales, an experienced word processor or just starting out, the staff at the Family Support Center can help you ensure that your resume is at its best.
Download the Employment Guide created by the CMFRC.