Virtual Career Fair Presents Employment Opportunities for Military Spouses

Military Family Services is hosting a virtual career fair for military and veteran spouses and partners on February 28 from 1-3 p.m. EST. The event will take place on the Military Spousal Employment Network (MSEN).

“Given the current labour market, this is an ideal time for military spouses/partners to go after that dream job, “As equal opportunity employers, our network partners are looking to connect military spouses/ partners with opportunities – and not just in their communities – but with remote work options as well.”

Permanent Job Bank

The Network hosts a permanent job bank with more than 3,600 positions that recruiters are looking to fill. This is in addition to new opportunities added to the Network daily. Recruiters from 13 Network employers, including:

  • Altis Recruitment,
  • Bayshore Medical,
  • Bell Canada,
  • BMO – Bank of Montreal,
  • Calian Group,
  • Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services,
  • Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA),
  • Commissionaires Canada,
  • GardaWorld,
  • National Defence,
  • NTT,
  • Language Research Development Group, and
  • Strongest Families Institute

Large Number of Positions

The above employers will be looking to fill a large number of jobs in military communities across the country, along with work-from-home opportunities. In addition, these national employers have agreed to offer military spouses with equal and fair access to employment opportunities within their organizations.

While the virtual career fair will have 13 employers participating, the Network is also pleased to announce three new employers who have recently joined the Military Spousal Employment Network.

New Employers

These new employers bring additional diversity to the types of jobs available on the Network. For example, NTT, a business, technology and learning development, is looking to fill customer service roles in ON, NS, NB, QC and AB.

VON is a healthcare firm that is looking to fill administration, client service and fundraising positions in ON and NS. CATSA, a security agency, is looking to fill communications, HR, finance, legal, procurement, security, project development and IT positions in ON, AB, MB, QC and NS. Both NTT and CATSA have remote work opportunities.

Military Spousal Employment Network

Growing steadily, the Military Spousal Employment Network has more than 5,800 users since it launched in 2018. The Network is a self-directed online resource with access to job postings, resources, and career development training and events such as virtual and in-person networking and career fairs.

Military spouses/partners can register for the Military Spousal Employment Network here and the Virtual Career Fair here.

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Mishall Rehman

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Mishall is a freelance journalist pursuing her passion for writing in her new homeland Canada. She currently lives in Trenton, ON with her husband.

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