- Employment Readiness
These resources will help you find employment with Family and MWR and the federal government both overseas and in the US.
United States government's one-stop clearinghouse for civil service job opportunities with federal agencies.
Army Civilian Service
Civilian employees provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.
Search for federal jobs, create profiles, apply for opportunities, join talent communities.
ACS Employment Readiness Program
The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) is a program that offers up-to-date resource information on available employment opportunities, market and job trends, education, and volunteer resources to help individuals make informed decisions when seeking employment. Services offered by the ERP include classes and seminars related to employment:
- Career exploration
- Resume writing
- Interviewing techniques
- Dressing for success
- Individual career assessment and counseling
Search for Employment Readiness in the search bar to find your local ACS program.
- Family Child Care - FCC
The Army FCC Program is a child care option offered in homes both on and off post by authorized Military Family members and qualified civilians working as independent contractors.
Family Child Care has unique qualities that make it the preferred choice for families. FCC Homes provide flexible hours and comfortable family settings. Most offer full-day, part-day, and hourly care. Special services may include 24-hour and long-term care during mobilization and training exercises, evening and weekend care, care for newborns, children with special needs, and those that are mildly ill.The FCC Program, as an integral part of the larger Army CYS system, is responsible for significant number of all available child care spaces.
FCC homes provide a homelike atmosphere and provide opportunities for siblings to be in care together.The same regulations and safety guidelines enforced in CYS Services childcare centers apply to FCC homes. All providers have regular safety, fire and regulation compliance inspections, and once a month, a FCC staff member conducts a visit to each FCC home, ensuring a high-quality, safe and developmentally appropriate atmosphere for the children. Providers and family members 12 years of age and over are vetted through a stringent background investigation to include FBI and National Agency checks (CNACI).Family Child Care also offers a 15% cost savings for patrons over Child Development and School Age Center fees.
Army Policy requires that if you provide care on a regular basis for more than 10 hours per week, you must be registered as an FCC Provider. Providing unauthorized care places you at risk of losing your housing privileges.Not all care is immediately available. To access our waitlist and request care, please go to www.militarychildcare.com.
Careers in Family Child Care- Becoming a provider.
Family Child Care (FCC) is looking for new providers to become a part of our team. FCC allows you to earn an income while staying at home with your own children. Providers are contractors, so they own their own business. Becoming part of the FCC system leads to a long-lasting career and continuing opportunities for professional growth.You’re helped to become successful through ongoing training opportunities. You have access to toys, equipment, and safety items from the FCC Toy Lending Resource Library. You’re mentored by Staff members and other Providers. And you receive monetary subsidies linked to the type of care you offer. Providers make an average of $30,000 a year or more.
If you are interested in becoming a Provider or just learning more about the program, please contact your local FCC office.
Join the Fort Irwin Family and MWR team! Every week, our HR office compiles a list of vacancies that can be found here or on our Faceook page.
Additionally, our Employment Readiness team compiles the "Job Seeker" that includes ALL jobs on Fort Irwin and even the surrounding communities!