Military Transition Resources

AllĀ Logisticians transferring to civilian life need a list of contacts to keep them connected with the varied multitude of resources available. The links on this page provide a great starting point forĀ Logisticians considering retirement.

SKILLS TO DEVELOP

Self assessment, resume writing, interviewing, letter writing

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CONTACTS

  • Canada Co

www.canadacompany.ca

  • Partnered with educational institutions,
  • Runs a Military Employment Transition (MET) program to align CF skills and training with employer needs (canadacompany.ca/MET),
  • Running “10,000 jobs challenge” to place 10,000 vets over 10 years.
  • Helmets to Hardhats

www.helmetstohardhats.ca

  • Partnered with building trades unions & employers
  • Offers apprenticeship programs
  • The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur

www.princescharities.ca/initiatives/the-princes-operation-entrepreneur/

Provides servicemen and women transitioning from the CF with the education, financing and mentoring needed to launch and sustain successful businesses.

  • Includes Based in Business (http://basedinbusiness.ca), which provides entrepreneurial training and mentoring)
  • Veterans Transition Network

www.vtncanada.org

Teamed with Canadian Legion

  • Group-based programs of transition services,
  • 80 hours over 3 w/e over 3 months, focused on the transition process, the effects of trauma on the person, building skills for self-regulation and communication skills
  • Federal Govt

www.veterans.gc.ca/services

Govt. of Canada initiatives to place veterans in the federal public service

  • Includes funded training and vocational rehabilitation services
  • True Patriot Love Foundation, Veteran Transition Advisory Council

truepatriotlove.com/veterans-transition-advisory-council/

Exploring ways in which private sector firms can effectively attract, recruit, and access military talent. Will work to address how the demand for talent can be met by retired and reserve military personnel.

  • Treble Victor

www.treblevictor.org/about-3v/

Enables ex-military leaders to achieve their full potential in the marketplace through common values, teamwork, mentorship and networking

RESOURCES

  • CF/SCAN seminars

CFSU(O)/PDev/NCR Services

  • Linked In

www.linkedin.com

NB: Includes important and useful sub-groups:

  • Hire Canadian Military
  • Canadian Military Employment Transition
  • Equivalency Programs
  • http://www.collegeoftrades.ca
  • http://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/equivalency-program/

Trades equivalency programs

  • Canada Job Bank

www.jobbank.gc.ca

Federal government listing of available jobs.

  • Career Compass Canada

careercompasscanada.com/military-personnel-transition

A placement firm with a specific focus on transitioning military personnel