Family and MWR Career Opportunities
Come Work for Us!
There are more than 28,000 civilian Family and MWR employees serving around the world. If you want to make a difference in the lives of Soldiers and their Families, consider joining our team. We’re always looking for talented professionals in these key areas:
• Child and Youth Services
• Sports and Fitness Management
• Community Recreation
• Outdoor Recreation
• Social Work
• Financial Management
• Human Resources
• Information Technology
• Professional Golf Management
• Food & Beverage
Training and Benefits
Family and MWR offers competitive salaries and benefit packages that include medical, dental and life insurance. Comprehensive retirement and 401(k) plans are available and the organization will match your monthly contributions up to four percent. There are also multiple ways to move upward in Family and MWR through training opportunities and developmental assignments.
To view current Family and MWR vacancies, visit USAJobs.
Management Trainee Program
The Management Trainee Program seeks to develop tomorrow’s leaders by recruiting talented college students and graduates, Wounded Warriors, and current or former NAF employees in a variety of Family and MWR functional areas. After 24 months of paid on-the-job training, graduates will receive assistance in obtaining an NF-04 position in their chosen specialty. To learn more, visit the Management Trainee Program.
Developmental Chef Program
The Developmental Chef Program recruits, hires and develops candidates from fully accredited culinary schools as NF-4 Developmental Chefs. This program exists as a separate functional track of the Family and MWR Command Management Trainee Program. Developmental Chefs spend three to six months on an unaccompanied Temporary Duty (TDY) to one of the following Armed Forces Recreation Centers (AFRC):
• Edelweiss Lodge and Resort (Germany)
• Shades of Green (Florida)
• Hale Koa Hotel (Hawaii)
• Dragon Hill Lodge (Korea)
Housing and meals are provided during this initial phase. The remaining 18 months of the program are completed at an installation and focus on hands-on application of the U.S. Army Catering practices and procedures. Developmental Chefs work at restaurants, clubs, bowling centers, golf courses, mobile snack facilities, contracted business operations and catering operations. To learn more visit the Management Trainee Program.
HIRED! Teen Apprenticeship Program
The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program helps to prepare teens (ages 15-18) for a highly competitive job market. Participants learn valuable skills to explore meaningful, professionally managed career opportunities in various Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) operations. To learn more, visit the HIRED! Program.