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Who is Eligible for this Program?
The Spouse Employment Assistance Program is available to the following members of Team Coast Guard:

Purpose of Program
The Spouse Employment Assistance Program is intended to assist spouses overcoming the difficulties associated with finding employment, especially during the relocation process. It provides comprehensive and standardized employment information and services at Work-Life Offices throughout the Coast Guard.

Services and Resources Available
The following assistance and resources are available within the Spouse Employment Assistance Program:

New! Military Spouse Appointing Authority Fact Sheet
The Military Spouse Appointing Authority is a new hiring authority that provides an additional hiring flexibility for managers to consider as part of their recruitment efforts and provides a mechanism to assist certain military spouses in order to minimize disruptions in military families due to permanent change of station (PCS) relocations, disability and deaths resulting from active duty service.

Requesting Services or Resources
These services or resources can be obtained by contacting the Transition/Relocation Manager at your Work-Life Staff. Work-Life Staffs are located at Integrated Support Commands CG-wide and the Headquarters Support Command.

Related Program Information
The Spouse Employment Assistance Program is not an employment office or placement center.

Related Web Sites
The following web sites provide information related to the Spouse Employment Assistance Program:

Point of Contact
If you are unable to contact the Spouse Employment Manager on your Regional Work-Life Staff, or need additional assistance beyond the information provided here, please contact the Headquarters Spouse Employment Program Manager, Mr. Rodney Whaley at (202) 475-5158, or email at

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Last Modified 1/29/2015