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Employment Assistance
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.

Unemployment Compensation
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) 

Unemployment Insurance: file your claim online or call 1-800-388-5515 or visit the following website. Claim questions: 1-800-999-9933.

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.”

Programs available
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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