FFSC provides a variety of employment services for spouses, SOFA sponsored civilians, military members and those preparing to transition out of military/government service.
Services and classes include:
Resume writing assistance
Job search assistance and guidance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for one on one consultation.
Self-paced Computer Tutorials
Modeling in Japan
- MODELING REGISTRATION FORM
- MODELING FAIR FLYER
- MODELING FAIR BOOKLET
- STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING
- TALENT REGISTRATION APPLICATION FORM
- LATEST VIDEO ON MODELING FAIR
Effective Resume Writing (2 hours)
Effective resumes get interviews. Learn to market your skills, knowledge, and accomplishments using specific formats, selective power words and eye-catching cover letters. After attending this class, participants are encouraged to have their résumé's critiqued by the FFSC employment staff. This is a wonderful opportunity to get valuable input before you send your resume to that first potential employer.
Employment Overview (1 hour)
If you are interested in the local employment market, please join this class and talk with our full-time Family Employment Readiness Program Manager. Reservations are required for this crash course on employment availability in the Yokosuka / Yokohama area: including government positions, teaching English, modeling and other lucrative opportunities.
English Teachers Networking Group (2 hours)
New and experienced English teachers are invited to learn from, network with and support each other in this monthly session. Topics discussed will include developing age appropriate lessons, sharing resources, and off-base employment opportunities for teachers.
Getting Started Teaching English (2 hours)
Learn how to get started teaching English in Japan. We will discuss different types of teaching positions, legalities, marketing yourself, average prices to charge, topics for lesson plans and much more. Come and join us!
Government Employment Tips (1.5 hours)
Simple step-by-step approach to correctly completing government application forms such as the SF-171, OF-612, OF-510, and the government-style resume. Definition of federal terms and how to address KSAs (Knowledge Skills and Abilities) are some of the items that will be covered.
Interview Techniques (2 hours)
This workshop teaches the participants how to be more confident about their next job interview. Topics include positive answers to difficult questions, dressing for success, the importance of body language and a positive attitude, interview follow-ups and salary negotiations.
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