Employment Skills Assistance

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS ASSISTANCE
Program Coordinator
(719) 333-3444

 

The Spouse Employment Program is here to assist with:

Cover Letters
Interviewing
Networking
Resume Review/Writing
Self-Employment Resources
Skills Identification

 

SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

Employment Assistance

We assist family members with immediate and long-term goals, assisting eligible family members with job search skills, and career development.

Federal Job Search Information
Job Search Strategy

Completing Applications
Cover Letter/Resume
Networking
Labor Market Information

Local Employment Opportunities Email Listing
Occupational Research
Self Assessment
Skills Analysis
Self-Employment

Resources
Small Business Workshop
MYCAA Education Grant
Teen Job Search Class

 

A&FRC Resource Center

Five Computer Workstations

Internet Capability
Printers

Job Search Books/Guides
Telephone/Fax Machine


EMPLOYMENT CLASSES

Career Tracks (Quarterly - 2 Day Comprehensive Course)

Career Planning for the Mobile Military Spouse


Class includes:

Assessing & evaluating skills, values, & interests

Conducting an effective job search (self assessment, researching positions, career portfolio, and building a network)

Local community employer panel

Resume & Cover Letter Writing (Monthly)

Writing a Competitive Resume

Best Format to Detail Experience
Designing/Developing Resume
Targeting Expertise to Job Qualifications
Creating a Cover Letter
Writing Accomplishment Statements

 

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) also offers additional courses:

Mock Interviewing
Marketing Yourself for a 2nd Career
SCORE-Should you own your own business?

EMPLOYMENT RELATED WEBSITES

USAF ACADEMY:

AAFES (Base Exchange) www.aafes.com

CH2M Hill (Civil Engineering Contract)

www.ch2mhillacademyservices.com/Opportunities/tabid/57/Default.aspx

DECA (Commissary) www.commissaries.com

Federal Employment (see below)

Forest City (Housing Privatization Contract)

http://www.forestcity.net/careers/Pages/default.aspx

Non-Appropriated Funds (Services)

www.nafjobs.org

Spectrum Healthcare (Medical Svcs. Contract) www.SHRUSA.com

LOCAL AREA EMPLOYMENT:

www.ppwfc.org Pikes Peak Workforce Center

www.indeed.com & www.simplyhired.com

Targeted Job Search

www.jobsfirstcolorado.com; www.jobing.com

www.connectingcolorado.com

www.coloradoworkforce.com/emp

www.springsjobs.com

www.coloradospringshelpwanted.com

www.careeronestop.org

www.careerscolorado.com

www.koaa.com Community Job Board

www.jobbankinfo.org Nationwide Job Bank

 

CITY & COUNTY EMPLOYMENT:

City of Colorado Springs www.springsgov.com

Colorado Springs Utilities www.csu.org

El Paso County www.elpasoco.com

 

STATE EMPLOYMENT:

State of Colorado www.gssa.state.co.us

 

FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT:

USA Jobs www.usajobs.com

United States Army www.cpol.army.mil

 

JOB SEARCH, SALARY, & RESEARCH SITES

Career Outlook Info: www.careerinfonet.comwww.onetcenter.org www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm

ColoradoSprings.com: www.coloradosprings.com

Colorado Springs Chamber On-Line Business Directory: www.coloradospringschamber.org

Gazette (Colorado Springs): www.gazette.com

Job Availability in Geographic Locations: www.flipdog.com

Job Search Log & Info: www.jobfiler.com

Military Spouse & Transitioning Military Information:

Military Spouse Career/Job Information: www.milspouse.org

Military Spouse Corporate Career Network: www.msccn.org

Pikes Peak Library District: www.ppld.org

Regional Salary Info: www.salary.com; www.paycheckcity.com

Unemployment Benefits: www.coworkforce.com

 

These are just a sampling of websites to assist in your job search.  Please contact the Spouse Employment Program Coordinator at 719-333-3444 for more information or to be included in the job search email database.

*Though our program offers extensive assistance with employment resources and assorted vacancy announcements, we are not a placement agency and cannot guarantee or obtain a job for you.

Hours of
Operation

Mon. - Fri 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.