Service members, veterans, and their families are valuable contributors to communities and economies in the PacMtn region. With adaptability, resilience, and keen problem-solving abilities, military families know how to navigate complex scenarios with efficiency and effectiveness, and a wide array of resources are available to connect with through WorkSource and PacMtn programs.
For Veteran & Spouse Career Resources
Check out our downloadable guide
Are you a business looking to hire veterans and military spouses?
Check out the Business, Camo2Commerce, and WorkEx pages for more information on the programs that can connect you with these valuable employees.
TRANSITIONING & RECENTLY TRANSITIONED SERVICE MEMBERS
Whether you have served 3 years or 30, the workforce development system has valuable resources that can help you navigate the complexities of building a post-military career. The best time to begin navigating those resources is as soon as you consider transitioning. Some of the valuable resources available to transitioning service members include PacMtn programs specifically developed to serve the needs of those who have served:
Transitioning to another location?
Check out local resources in your new community by finding the American Job Center nearby.
Not sure what the next step looks like?
Check out the videos on PacMtn’s YouTube channel to explore some career options.
My Next Move for Veterans is a new interactive tool designed to help U.S. veterans learn about their career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers. Veterans can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or by discovering civilian careers that are similar to their job in the military.
If you are already out of the military, there are still resources available to you as a veteran. Some of the services that the system provides can be found here on WorkSoureWA. Sign up for an account to be connected with veteran resources within the PacMtn region.
FOR MILITARY SPOUSES & FAMILY
Your dedication to your service member often requires geographic and career moves that look very different from most civilians. Navigating career changes associated with PCS and military transition can be a challenge, but the workforce development system is here to assist. Some of the programs and resources available in the PacMtn region include: