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Helping Entrepreneurs Reach Complete Success (HERCS)

Can’t find that perfect job? Why not create it!

HERCS program is a daylong workshop designed to help CAF family members start or improve their small business. The program focuses on Helping Entrepreneurs Reach Complete Success (HERCS). All participants to the program receive a detailed manual, links to resources and ongoing support. It is offered in both English and French and covers a variety of topics including:

small business ownership


social mediPo

financing options

business canvas


Registration is open to all military and veteran partners /spouses with priority given to military partners /spouses. Register today!

Late registrations may be accepted. Contact


HERCS (French)

Saturday February 4th, 2023 - 10:00-16:30
Registration deadline: January 23rd 2023

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HERCS (English)

Saturday March 4th, 2023 - 10:00-16:30

Registration deadline: February 23rd 2023

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Discover an online, accredited, three-week program for jobseekers, students and entrepreneurs, customized for military spouses. Assess your experience, showcase your talents, and match your workplace skills to job market needs.


The Portfolio Development Program is free and available online across Canada to military and Veteran spouses as a joint venture between Military Family Services and the Trenton MFRC. If space allows, other military community members may be accepted to participate.

Consider taking the program if you are:

  • Considering a career change
  • Looking for a new job
  • Relocating or recently moved
  • Applying for a promotion
  • Starting a business
  • Augmenting your education

The Portfolio Development Program can help you determine your next career move. Register for an introductory session to find out if the program is a good fit as you navigate your next career adventure.


Register here : Inscription   - Développement du portfolio  6 Partie AutomneSession 2022  / Registration  - Portfolio Development  6 Part Fall Session 2022   (Français) Survey (

Information Sessions and Workshops

The Changing face of employment post COVID pandemic


We've teamed up with Military Family Services - Europe and employer partner Altis to bring to you this information session on "The Changing face of employment post COVID pandemic".


The pandemic has encouraged all of us to re-evaluate our priorities and professional goals.  It is normal to be thinking about new employment opportunities, whether that involves an in-person job or continuing to work remotely.  Please join the Military Family Services, Employment and Entrepreneurship Program Team as they offer helpful information on navigating employment opportunities, post-pandemic.  This is a great opportunity to speak to the experts and ask questions.

Wednesday, November 23 at 7 p.m. (Berlin) | 1 p.m. (EST)

Meeting Registration

Vision Board, Beach Part (unilingual participants Francophones and Anglophones are welcome. Our facilitators will offer a truly bilingual session with language-specific break out sessions and more.)

Happy New Year! Let’s start it off with a party to celebrate! Who says employment, entrepreneurship, and education can’t be fun? Join us as we explore how vision boarding can help fortify your e-plans. Grab your beach towel, your favourite beverage, and get ready for some fun. This live, interactive session will help inspire you to dream big while providing helpful strategies to not only figure out what your goals are but also how to take actionable steps towards achieving your preferred future.

Saturday January 14th, 2023 10am to 12 noon EDT
Deadline: 2nd january, 2023

Note: Late registrations may be accepted. Contact