The Army Reserve can fit into your life
* Get many of the benefits of an active duty Soldier while serving part-time in the U.S. Army.
* Stay closer to home- In the US Army Reserves, you can choose a unit that is close to home. You’ll have time to continue to pursue your civilian career, attend college, and hang with family and friends.
* ARMY RESERVE BENEFITS Part-Time Jobs with Benefits
In addition to giving you a head start on your career for your commitment, the Army Reserve will take care of you and your family by providing tremendous benefits for part time employment. As a Soldier in the Army Reserve, you?ll earn money for education, cash bonuses, discounted health care, build retirement, and more. All while you pursue your civilian career or continue your education.
COLLEGE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
What good does the Army paying for college do if we don?t give you the time to go? That?s why, as a Soldier in the Army Reserve, you?ll have the time and freedom to put your educational benefits to use. If you want to go to college without interruption, many Army Reserve units now offer you that option through the College Tuition Assistance Program. The Army Reserve also helps you pay for college, and if you?ve already attended college, the Army Reserve will help you pay off your loans.
The following military tuition assistance programs are available to all qualified applicants:
- Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB)*
As a Soldier in the Army Reserve, you can take advantage of the Montgomery GI Bill as a way to pay for your college education. Depending on how long you enlist, you can get over $13,000 to help pay for college.
What’s the pay like?
Up to $375 per month for 36 months for full-time students.
- ARMY RESERVE MONTGOMERY GI BILL ?KICKER?*
You can add up to $350 per month to your Reserve Montgomery GI Bill for up to 36 months with the ?Kicker.? (Amounts vary with job and rank, and certain rules apply for eligibility.)
What’s the pay like?
Up to $12,600 on top of your Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill for college.
- ARMY RESERVE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM*
The Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP) offers nearly $40,000 in education benefits and tuition assistance for Army Reserve Soldiers who served on active duty at least 90 consecutive days on or after Sept. 1, 2001, for a contingency operation. REAP benefits can?t be used with other Veterans Affairs education benefits. You must make an irrevocable election choosing which program you want your military service to count toward. However, if you?re eligible for the College Fund, you can still be paid that kicker while receiving REAP benefits.
What’s the pay like?
Nearly $40,000 on top of the College Fund for school.
ARMY RESERVE BONUSES ARMY RESERVE PART TIME JOB BONUSES
The Army Reserve recognizes the value of hard work. As an Army Reserve Soldier, you will have access to thousands of dollars in cash bonuses that would take years to earn in the civilian world.
- JOBS WITH BONUSES: EARNING EXTRA MONEY PART TIME *
You may have many opportunities to earn extra money in the Army Reserve, including one-time bonuses for Army Reserve training. To learn what bonuses you are qualified to earn, contact your local Recruiter.
- ARMY RESERVE MILITARY ENLISTMENT BONUS *
Qualified non-prior service applicants who enlist for six years in the Army Reserve are eligible for up to $20,000 in enlistment bonuses.
STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM
The Army will repay up to $50,000 of your current outstanding student loan debt. Requirements for this program may vary.
The U.S. Army Reserve is for those that want to make a difference performing critical Army jobs while serving part time, close to home, while gaining an edge in their civilian careers.
- READY FORCE X BONUS *
Qualified prior service applicants who enlist into a primary or mobilized vacancy in the Army Reserve may be eligible for a bonus of up to $20,000.
- MIDDLE EASTERN TRANSLATOR AIDE BONUS*
Individuals who speak certain Middle Eastern languages and enlist as translator aides in the U.S. Army Selected Reserve may be eligible for a military enlistment bonus. This cannot be combined with any other incentive.
ARMY RESERVE VETERANS ARMY RESERVE VETERAN EMPLOYMENT AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS
The Army Reserve can help you find great jobs both during and after your term of enlistment. Retired Army Reserve Soldiers have access to veteran employment programs and benefits that can help you get ahead in life.
- US Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program *
The U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) is designed to help Soldiers prepare for a career after the Army. Soldiers participating in PaYS will be guaranteed a job interview with their pre-selected PaYS partner. The PaYS program links your Army Reserve Military Occupational Specialty to a participating civilian employer. Ask your recruiter for participating civilian companies in your area.
- EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM*
Serve in the Army Reserve and advance your civilian career at the same time. Through this program, you?ll gain access to thousands of civilian employers who are Army Reserve friendly and value the skills, capabilities and leadership your bring to the workplace. To learn more, check out the Employer Partnership web site.
- EARNING PROFESSIONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATES*
In many Army Reserve jobs, you?ll have the opportunity to earn professional and trade certifications. Nationally recognized, these certifications can help you succeed in your civilian career and even give you an edge over civilians seeking the same jobs.
- Army Reserve Retirement Pay *
If you complete 20 years or more of qualifying service, you?re eligible for retirement pay at age 60. The amount of retirement pay you earn is tied to your Unit Training Pay and increases with the number of years served. While you collect reserve retirement pay, the amount you earn increases periodically through cost-of-living adjustments.
- Army Reserve Retirement Savings Plan *
As a Soldier in the Army Reserve, you are eligible to participate in a retirement savings and investment plan. The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is sponsored by the federal government and offers similar savings and tax benefits many corporations offer.
The Thrift Savings Plan is an optional program that lets you contribute up to 100 percent of your basic pay each pay period (up to the limits established by the Internal Revenue Code). Your contributions are either tax-deferred or tax-exempt, which means that the money you contribute is taken out of your pay before federal and state income taxes are withheld, something that regular savings accounts cannot offer.
- Veterans’ Benefits and Employment *
The Army Reserve is committed to taking care of our Soldiers ? whether you are enlisted or retired. Army Reserve veterans are entitled to many great benefits that can help pay for college, finance homes, purchase life insurance and find good veteran employment.
ARMY RESERVE BENEFITS AND INSURANCE INEXPENSIVE LIFE, DENTAL & HEALTH INSURANCE
As a part time Soldier, you ? and your family ? are entitled to low-cost Army Reserve life, health and dental insurance. The Army has one of the biggest health care networks in the world, with state-of-the-art technology, world-renowned facilities, and some of the best and brightest staff in the industry.
- Low Cost Health Insurance*
All eligible members of the Selected Reserve may qualify to purchase coverage under TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS). You must be a member of the Selected Reserve or the Ready Reserve, and you cannot be eligible for or enrolled in the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program (or currently covered under FEHB).
You?ll pay a monthly premium for low cost health care coverage, just like most civilians do in their employer?s health care plans. The monthly premiums are:
- $46.09 for TRS member-only coverage*
- $221.38 for TRS member and family coverage*
TRICARE Reserve Select offers coverage similar to TRICARE Standard and Extra. For more information on your costs and coverage, go to www.tricare.mil and enter your profile in the “My Benefit” portal.
Eligibility for TRICARE Reserve Select is determined by the Defense Enrollment Eligibility System. You can enroll or find out if you qualify for low cost health insurance through the Guard and Reserve website at https://tricare.mil/TRS. You will soon learn why the Army Reserve offers some of the best part time jobs with health insurance.
LOW COST DENTAL INSURANCE
You?re also eligible for the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP), a voluntary, premium-based dental insurance plan, administered by United Concordia Companies, Inc., when you are not activated.
Although your family members are also eligible to enroll in the TRICARE Dental Program during this time, your enrollment will be separate from theirs. If and when you are called to active duty for more than 30 days, your enrollment will be dropped automatically and you will receive dental care as an active duty service member.
For more detailed information about low cost dental insurance benefits, visit United Concordia?s TDP website at TRICARE Dental
Low Cost Life Insurance
Servicemembers? Group Life Insurance (SGLI) is a program of low-cost life insurance available to Soldiers in the Army Reserve. This coverage is available in $50,000 increments up to the maximum of $400,000. Premiums are currently $.065 per $1,000 of insurance, regardless of the member?s age.
Between the age of 17 and 34
U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder
Meet Army height and Weight Standards
Meet Army moral standards
Meet Army medical standards
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $31.00 to $47.00 /hour
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- United States (Required)
- Are you between the ages of 17-34?
- Store Discounts
- Other forms
- One location
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Signing bonus
- Flexible schedule
- Tuition reimbursement
- Professional development assistance