SSAFA volunteers

Volunteering overseas – the best of both worlds

Whilst a posting overseas brings a chance to experience new cultures, climates and way of life, it can seriously impact on the non-serving partner’s employment journey. So what can you do about it? AFF Polic...

Horticulture for health

Charity HighGround aims to improve the wellbeing and employment prospects of injured serving personnel and veterans by delivering horticultural therapy at DMRC Stanford Hall. They also provide support to help ...

Brecon bound? Cymru courses calling…

If you secure a posting to Wales, you might find it’s the perfect time to learn a new skill or take a course. The NPTC Group offers opportunities across the country, with colleges in Brecon, Afan, Newtown and ...

Programmes to unleash potential

In the autumn, Forces Families Jobs launched a new Employment Programmes section on its website to help ensure that you don’t miss out on landing your dream job with those larger employers who recruit different...

More than meets the eye

Among the hundreds of registered employers on the Forces Families Jobs site, there’s representation from many different sectors – and some are offering opportunities which you might not expect… Max Deans A...

Higher hopes?

From exciting open days (or virtual ones) to the pressure of exams and getting the grades you need, going to university can be a rollercoaster of emotions. When you’re from a military family, there are some ext...

Labour of love

Being part of a military family can have a huge impact on your career and there are many reasons why our community is particularly affected: frequent moves, gaps in employment history and not being able to rely...

Birthday bonanza!

Can you believe that Forces Families Jobs reaches its second birthday today (17 September)? No, we can’t either! Throughout the pandemic, FFJ has grown into much more than just a jobs board, so if you’re thinki...

Back to business

The Military Coworking Network is celebrating reopening its hubs this autumn. If you’re based at Blandford, Bulford, Leuchars, Sandhurst, Chivenor, Cyprus, Bovington or Lympstone, pop along as they’re ready to ...