Being a member of the Canadian Forces means dedication and perserverance. See the steps as you shape yourself into a Canadian Armed Forces Member.
Join the Regular Force (Full-Time)
Members of the Regular Force serve full time protecting Canada and defending our sovereignty. They contribute to international peace and security, and work with the United States to defend North America. They are ready to respond at a moment’s notice to threats, natural disasters or humanitarian crises at home and around the world.Browse positions
Join the Reserves (Part-Time)
Members of the Reserve Force serve part time in the CAF. Their main role is to support the Regular Force at home and abroad. Reservists typically serve one or more evenings a week and/or during weekends at locations close to home. Some Reservists may volunteer to be deployed on operations, if there are positions available.Browse positions
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has a number of paid education programs for a first-class education that will prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career in Canada’s esteemed military. Graduates of our programs are leaders in their fields, working with cutting edge technology, developing military strategies and making a difference in their communities.Learn more
Programs for Indigenous Peoples
A one-year educational program offered to Indigenous peoples through the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC)
Summer training programs for Indigenous youth on military lifestyle and cultural awareness. Apply online.
A special three-week program for Indigenous peoples who are considering a career in the CAF.