Employment Assistance Program (EAP)

Regular Air Force: Active Duty

Benefit Fact Sheet

Summary

The Employment Assistance Program (EAP), operated through Airman & Family Readiness Centers (A&FRC). It supports military, civilians and Family members in achieving short- and long-term employment by referring them to education and/or training opportunities, and assisting in helping achieve personal career goals in the private and public sectors. The A&FRC provides comprehensive services to ensure customers are equipped with adequate knowledge and assistance to aid in their job search, as well as for volunteer opportunities both on and off an installation.

Eligibility

Regular Air Force Service members, their Spouses and Family members are eligible for the Employment Assistance Program.

Benefit Highlights

office personel around a conference table The Employment Assistance Program (EAP) provides services to military Spouses, active duty Military, Reserve and National Guard, Wounded Warriors, Retirees, DoD Civilians, and all Family members. The A&FRC team provides counseling and several classes to enhance individual employment skills. Visit the Resource Locator to find the nearest Airman & Family Readiness Center.

Assistance is offered in the following areas:

  • Resume writing
  • Interviewing skills
  • Federal employment
  • Job search strategies and support
  • Dressing for success
  • Job fairs
  • Career assessment
  • Skill assessment
  • Skill building classes
  • Career counseling/coaching
  • One-on-one support
  • Understanding the local job market
  • Workshops/classes/small group instruction
Additional Information

For more Air Force Employment Resources:
https://www.afpc.af.mil/Airman-and-Family/Employment-Resources/

For employment support, visit Military OneSource:
https://www.militaryonesource.mil/education-employment/

Career occupation information:
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm

Hiring our Heroes:
https://www.hiringourheroes.org/

Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP):
https://msepjobs.militaryonesource.mil/msep/home

For more information about Air Force Family employment programs please see the following fact sheets:
Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO)

For information on government civil service jobs, visit:
https://afciviliancareers.com/
https://www.usajobs.gov/

DAFI 36-3009, Airman and Family Readiness Centers:
https://static.e-publishing.af.mil/production/1/af_a1/publication/dafi36-3009/dafi36-3009.pdf

Document Review Date: 27 July 2021