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 development workshops, job referrals, networks to local employers, and on- and off-base resources.
In Colorado, Military Spouses are entitled to file for Unemployment Insurance (UI) as a result of leaving employment due to PCS orders.
Unemployment compensation may be available for the spouse of a newly assigned military member or civilian employee. For more information contact the Colorado Department of Labor and Workforce.
Unemployment Compensation for Military Spouses Law: (search Unemployment Compensation for Military Spouses Law)
Have the following information when you file or make your call:
- Your social security number
• Alien permit number if not a citizen
• Last employers name, address, and date employed
• If you worked outside of Colorado you need names, addresses , and dates employed for all employer you worked for during the past 18 months.
• If you were in the military or worked for the federal government, please have such forms as DD- 214, SF-8 and SF-50.
If filing for unemployment, you must be registered at the Connecting Colorado website.”
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.
Basic Resume Writing
Learn the very basic fundamentals of writing a resume, featuring the popular styles and various components of each. See Class Schedule for dates.
One on One Resume Review
Call to set up an appointment at (719) 556-6141.
LinkedIn is an online social network for business professionals. It’s designed specifically for professional networking–finding a job, discovering sales leads, connecting with potential business partners!
Visit these websites for additional resources:
www.ppwfc.org (Pikes Peak Work Force Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd, 80907, (719) 667-3700)
www.indeed.com – or – www.simplyhired.com
www.springsgov.com (City of Colorado Springs)
www.csu.org (Colorado Springs Utilities)
www.elpasoco.com (El Paso County)
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado (State of Colorado)
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