Showing 1 - 1 OF 1
Military and Family Support Center
Naval Support Activity Bethesda
9045 Beale Rd
Bldg 11, Rm 111
Bethesda, MD 20889
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
It’s likely that employment will change when a move occurs, especially for military spouses. The information below will provide you with employment assistance information and resources available such as SECO, MyCAA and MSEP Portals.
It’s likely that employment will change when a move occurs, especially for military spouses. Individuals relocating to Maryland have the advantage of finding a wealth of jobs over a widespread area, particularly since Maryland is centrally located in a tri-state region. This expands the options for finding employment throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Our comprehensive transit system makes it easy to commute from outlying areas into the District. It can be challenging to maintain a career while transferring to a new duty station. The goal of Military and Family Support Center's Family Employment Readiness Program is to help individuals learn how to get a job and maintain a career as a military family member.
Those seeking a job are encouraged to access employment services with the Military and Family Support Center’s Family Employment Readiness Program. The program provides standardized employment information and services. Classes include both basic and advanced resume writing, job-search techniques, interviewing skills, salary negotiation and 10 steps to federal employment. One-on-one counseling is available on a variety of employment-seeking opportunities, including evaluation and identification of skills, resume writing and interview coaching.
Please contact our Family Employment Readiness Program for employment assistance at 301-319-4087.
The Federal Government's official employment source - https://www.usajobs.gov/
In order to expedite the process of job-hunting it is recommended that you hand-carry all employment records and documents to include resumes, transcripts, certificates and licenses, Standard Form 171, Standard Form 50, and Department of Defense Form 214 if applicable.
Those seeking a job are encouraged to access employment services with the Military and Family Support Center’s Family Employment Readiness Program (FERP). The program provides standardized employment information and services. Classes include both basic and advanced resume writing, job-search techniques, interviewing skills, salary negotiation and 10 steps to federal employment.
Individual one-on-one counseling is available on a variety of employment-seeking opportunities, including evaluation and identification of skills, resume writing and interview coaching. Call 301-319-4087 for assistance.
Whether you are deciding your military career goals, retiring, or separating, the Military and Family Support Center can assist with your successful transition from military to civilian life. Our trained Transition Assistance Program provides career and transition support services to all eligible service members and their families.
Services and programs include career readiness workshops, career counseling, resume writing, interview prep, benefits (current and veteran), relocation, employer networking, job databases, financial planning, and more.
Call Military and Family Support Center at 301-319-4087 for assistance or more information.
Leaving the military may involve a total lifestyle change. We host the U.S. Department of Labor sponsored Transition Assistance Program employment workshop for members planning to separate or retire. This information-packed workshop is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan and execute a successful transition. The Department of Veterans Affairs presentation on VA benefits is also included.
Scholarship opportunities include the My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program a workforce development program, provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing including continuing education courses a license, certification or associate degree in a portable career field and occupation.
Contact your current state unemployment agency to check on benefits prior to transferring or relocating.
The Unemployment Insurance program pays benefits to workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own and meet the program’s eligibility requirements.
The website to obtain on-line information for unemployment benefits can be found at Maryland Department of Labor website.
Claimants can conveniently chat online with a live agent to receive help with their unemployment insurance inquiries. To chat with a live agent, please select the blue “Chat with us” button at the bottom right of the homepage and then type "speak with an agent." Agents are available Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sunday from 12 to 4 p.m.
To access Maryland’s BEACON Unemployment Insurance Application Webpage: https://beacon.labor.maryland.gov/
Using a single system, you will be able to file a claim for many unemployment insurance benefit programs, including regular Unemployment Insurance, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, and Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation. You can also use BEACON to request your benefit payments each week by filing a claim certification.
Be sure to contact the Military and Family Support Center when you arrive at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. Family Employment Readiness Program can assist you in your search for employment. Individuals relocating to the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area have the advantage of finding a wealth of jobs over a widespread area, particularly since Maryland is centrally located in a tri-state region. The Military and Family Support Center provides classes and assistance to help families find employment in the area.