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Family Employment Readiness Program
7666 Tarawa Ave
Millington, TN 38054-5045
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.
The minimum wage is $7.25 per hour for most employees in Tennessee with exceptions for tipped employees, some student workers and other exempt occupations. Many positions have a starting wage beginning at $12.00-$15.00 per hour and are offering a sign on bonus.
The Family Readiness Employment Program provides military spouses and their family members employment-focused individual career coaching, group workshops or referral to include:
Career Development Resource Center
Within the Naval Support Activity Mid-South Fleet and Family Support Center is the Career Development and Resource Center which offers different resources to assist patrons in their job search. Many local businesses list their job openings with the center.
The center offers:
For additional information regarding this program, please contact, Family Employment Readiness Specialist, Diane Brown at 901-874-7343 or email@example.com
Important documents to hand carry with you:
School transcripts, updated civilian and federal resumes or your work history, a list of references, professional certificates and awards, and any volunteer career information.
The Transition Assistance Program provides information and assistance to all separating/retiring members and spouses. Three-day classes have been developed to provide instruction in four areas: pre-separation counseling, employment assistance, financial planning and veterans’ benefits. An additional resource day has been added to the TAP class at NSA Mid-South to include other valuable resource information. Two-day track classes are also offered for My Employment, My Entrepreneurship, My Education and Career & Credential Exploration.
The Fleet and Family Support Center assists military veterans and their family members with access to the Department of Defense job search network. This is an associate site of America's Job Bank, provided by the DOD and Department of Labor. The system provides a large pool of job opportunities and nationwide exposure for applicants’ resumes.
For more, information on registering for one of the TAP classes contact, Transition Assistance Program Specialist, Alexander Young at 901-874-7461 or firstname.lastname@example.org
My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Application
For information on My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Application and Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit Military OneSource.
Virtual Navy College Program
For information on Education, Training and Tuition Assistance for Active Duty, contact 833-330-6622 or visit https://www.navycollege.navy.mil
You can apply for unemployment online on the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s website.
The Memphis Area Office is located at Federal Office Building, 167 North Main Street, room 484, Memphis, TN 38103, 901-544-3418
The unemployment rate for Shelby County, Tennessee as of March 2023 is 4.2% while Tipton County’s is 3.4%.