Military Spouse Employment Resources

State of North Carolina Resources

NC - AmericaServes 

AmericaServes is the country’s first coordinated system of public, private, and non-profit organizations working together to provide support to these veterans and their families.

NCcareers

NCcareers aims to be North Carolina’s central online resource for students, parents, educators, job seekers and career counselors looking for high quality job and career information. Within NCcareers.org, users will identify their skills/interests; explore occupations and local job/employer needs; identify education and training opportunities and prepare to enter/re-enter the job market.

NC Commerce Veteran Portal

Home to nearly 800,000 veterans and several major military bases, North Carolina has a distinguished history of serving military veterans and their families in the U.S. This list of resources offers services to veterans, transitioning service members, and eligible spouses to obtain employment.

NC for Military Employment (NC4ME)        

North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME) is a comprehensive public-private partnership designed to make NC the number one state for military employment.

NC Department of Military Veteran Affairs – Resource Guide

The 2020 Resource Guide is a combination of information compiled from the N.C. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Commerce, and state and federal resources. This is one central location where you can find some of the most frequently accessed resources available to veterans, military service members, and their families. It is not an exhaustive list of all resources or protections available.

NC Job Ready

NC Job Ready is Governor Roy Cooper’s workforce development initiative to ensure North Carolinians are ready for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

NCWorks

NCWorks is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.

Military Bases in North Carolina Resources

145th Airlift Wing Charlotte

The Airman & Family Readiness Program (A&FRP) is the cornerstone of the North Carolina Air National Guard family support system, helping Airmen and families enhance their readiness and quality of life.

Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Employment Readiness Program

The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers resources to help military spouses with their career plan and job search.

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point-  Military Spouse Preference Program

This is a Department of Defense program instituted to lessen the adverse impact on the career paths of spouses of Active Duty Service members. The program grants eligible spouses, who are among the best qualified for positions graded NF-3 and below and equivalent hourly paid positions, a special preference in the selection process.

Marine Corps Community Services - Lejeune-New River Family Member Employment Assistance Program 

Family Member Employment Assistance Program (FMEAP) provides employment assistance, training and other career development opportunities to military spouses and family members.

Seymore Johnson Air Force Base – Airman and Family Readiness Center

Our goal at Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) is to provide mission-ready personnel our diverse offerings of family programs and services throughout their military life cycle.

U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center, Air Station Elizabeth City, Sector North Carolina- CG SUPRT

The US Coast Guard provides Military Spouse with a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP), known as the Coast Guard Support (CG SUPRT)

Military Bases in North Carolina   

Department of Military and Veteran Affairs

The Department of Military and Veteran Affairs provides a list of all military bases located in North Carolina.

Federal Resources

Employment Resources for Military Spouses

The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides education and career guidance to military spouses worldwide as well as many other resources and tools. 

Military Spouse Employment Partnership 

The Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) connects military spouses with hundreds of partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses.

Military Spouses - USAJOBS Help Center 

Military spouses may be eligible to apply for federal jobs using a non-competitive process. Federal agencies can use the military spouse non-competitive hiring process to fill positions on either a temporary or permanent basis.

Veterans Bridge Home

Veterans Bridge Home connects Veterans and their families, in any state of transition, to the community. Through their network of partners, they help Veterans navigate employment, create social connections, and settle their families.