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Employment Readiness Program (ERP)

The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers resources to help with your career plan and job search. Whether you’re a military spouse or Family member who just moved to a new installation, retiree, DoD Civilian looking for new opportunities, or active duty military, Active Reserve, National Guard member, or Wounded Warrior, we’re here to help.

 

Our services include:

  • Up-to-date information on local, national, and international employment opportunities, job market trends and education, and volunteer resources
  • Information on job fairs (in person and virtual) and other hiring events
  • Assistance with employment applications
  • Career counseling and individual career assessments
  • Résumé critiques
  • Classes and seminars on self-assessment and career exploration, resume writing, interviewing techniques, dressing for success, networking, and entrepreneurship
  • Information on spouse licensure reimbursement (re-licensing at a new duty station can be costly)

*Not all programs and classes are available at all ACS facilities.

Are you ready? Contact your Employment Readiness Program manager (ERPM) for more information.

 

Additional Resources:

(Government Links)

 

(Non-Government, No Endorsement Implied)

Resources
Classes and Workshops

Click here to view the full 2023 Employment Readiness Program class schedule.

Job Search Skills Workshop

  • Writing a Winning Resume

  • Federal Resume Writing Class

  • Ace Your Next Job Interview!

  • LinkedIn & Your Job Search

  • Let’s Start Your Own Business

Spouse Employment Orientation

  • Are you a military spouse new to the area and seeking employment? The Employment Readiness Program delivers orientation weekly to educate spouses on services available to them and employment opportunities in the local area. Orientation is held at ACS, Bldg. 2494, Ricker Road, every Tuesday at 10 a.m. Please call +1 (915)569-5838 to sign up for the orientation. 

Computer Training

  • Online Computer & Software Training: Learn basic computer skills as well as popular software programs like MS Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint by visiting www.free-ed.net.  All classes are delivered in an online format and are available at no cost.
Hiring Fair List of Employers

Stay tuned for a list of employers for the February 2022 ACS Hiring Fair.

Employment Class Registration

Orientation classes are held every Tuesday morning beginning at 10am Army Community Service, Bldg. 2494, Ricker Rd. Prior registration is required. Please call 915-569-5838 to register. These classes are designed for family members of active-duty military, and retirees. The Employment Orientation Class must be completed before taking any other employment classes.

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees of the Virtual Hiring Fairs may register up to 12:00pm on Fridays of the event. No exceptions due to the required prep time for the ERP team.

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