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Employment Assistance 

If you are looking for:

  • Employment
  • Resume Tips
  • Local Resources

Call Brenda Davidson, MFRC Program Manager
(780) 973-4011 ext.7048 for support. No charges to access this service.

We have take home resources, as well as the MFS Employment toolkit designed to provide career services to CAF family members (including partners and youth). 

Prospect is a unique program that helps transitioning/retiring members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including the ill and injured, find rewarding civilian careers. We also help spouses and family members with job opportunities.

Prospect offers a variety of programs and services for job seekers and employers. All our programs are developed through consultation with the people they will serve. All are designed to connect skilled people with employers who will work with them to succeed. Our programs and services are characterised by the following criteria:

  • Rapid employment placement coupled with access to stabilization supports
  • Service design and delivery that is informed by participants
  • Experiential learning and practical experience
    Continuous refinement based on feedback from our clients, funders, and other stakeholders
  • Smart use of assistive technology and equipment
    Rigorous evaluation frameworks and outcomes reporting

The program is offered at no cost to military families and has a 96% satisfaction rating. If you would like more information, please contact:
Brenda Davidson
MFRC Program Manager
(780) 973-4011 ext. 7048

Job Search Websites

Job Bank is the Government of Canada's leading source for jobs and labour market information. It offers users free occupational and career information such as job opportunities, educational requirements, main duties, wage rates and salaries, current employment trends, and outlooks.

Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare offer a diversified workplace, from grocery and retail stores, to sports and recreation, health promotion and financial products and services - there's a job available for virtually any skill.

Government of Alberta
If you are planning to make the transition from school to work, from one career to another or from unemployment to employment, this page is for you. You’ll find links to helpful resources from the provincial and federal governments and related organizations.

Military Spouse-Friendly Employers (MET) - These Military Spouse-Friendly Employer Partners are different than typical employers because they have been educated in the value of hiring military spouses. Management or staff have received training and been given employer awareness materials explaining the distinct employment realities faced by military spouses, including resumes that reflect frequent career changes and/or gaps in employment due to relocation.

Employment agencies that provide training and support to individuals who have employment barriers:

On Site Placement Services - A non-profit and  charitable organization committed to creating  career paths by providing employment and skill  development services to persons with ongoing  medical conditions or disabilities in the  Edmonton area

EmpoyAbilities - Edmonton’s Premiere Centre for Career Information and Employment Placement Services for persons with disabilities.

Career Counselling

BSGEnterprises offers a personalized approach helps you determine your interests and abilities, identify your Career Goals and equip you with the tools and resources to develop your personalized Career Success Strategy.

McBride Career Group
Assisting unemployed individuals to achieve and retain meaningful employment opportunities.

CAREERinsite is your one-stop guide to career planning. Everything you need to plan your work and learning is here.

Alberta Government Career Services Centres
Deaf or Hard of Hearing Access Callers with a TTY Deaf or Hard of Hearing Relay can reach Alberta Government offices by dialing 780-427-9999 in Edmonton or 1-800-232-7215 in other Alberta locations.

Edmonton - Argyll Centre  (South)*
Argyll Centre
6325 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5H6
Phone: 780-644-2888
*Service available in French

Edmonton - Northgate Centre (North)*
Unit 2050 Northgate Center
9499 - 137 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5E 5R8
Phone: 780-422-9440

Edmonton - Meadowlark Mall (West)
120 Meadowlark Shopping Center
15710 - 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5R 5W9
Phone: 780-415-8116

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Program Manager
Brenda Davidson
(780) 973-4011 ext 7048