There are approximately 49,000 military spouses of active duty military and mobilized National Guard Members/Reservists who are currently residing in Florida.
There are nearly one hundred CareerSource Florida centers located across the State of Florida. Customer Service Specialists at any one these centers can assist military spouses and dependents. There are no charges for these services.
The Military Family Employment Advocacy Program delivers priority workforce services for eligible military family members in the State of Florida. The primary focus of the program is to assist military spouses and dependents in obtaining and retaining gainful employment. There are ten Military Family Employment Advocates located in the CareerSource Florida centers near military bases and communities with a large population of military families.
Military Family Employment Advocacy Program Services
- Assessment and testing services
- Career planning and counseling
- Referrals to educational and training programs
- Résumé assistance
- Interviewing skills training
- Job search and placement assistance
- Job fairs
- Job clubs
Military spouses may also be eligible to receive training and other supportive services under the Workforce Investment Act.
Persons eligible for assistance through this program include spouses and dependents of:
- Active duty military personnel
- Activated Florida National Guard members
- Military reservists whose units are activated
Learn more about the services offered for spouses and dependents of active duty military personnel, Florida National Guard members and military reservists.
Find a Military Family Employment Advocate near you.