Looking for a career that you can take with you throughout that many moves Uncle Sam will send you and your family on? One possibility: group fitness instructor or personal trainer.
There’s a great post over at MoneySavingMom, Earn While You Burn: 5 Benefits of Being an Exercise Instructor, that lists some of the pros and some tips for getting started.
You’ll need to get certified, but if you’re eligible for a MyCAA Scholarship, you can get your certification paid for.
- Learn more about MyCAA eligibility here: MyCAA Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts
- See all career fields covered by MyCAA (fitness instructor/personal trainer is listed under “Health & Human Services”): https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/Resources/CareerSearch.aspx
- Download a MyCAA factsheet here: MilitaryOneSource MyCAA Factsheet
- The AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) offers fitness instructor workshops at some military installations for both servicemembers and dependents throughout the year: view their military fitness instructor workshop calendar