That begs the question why do many veterans stop volunteering altogether after their transition? Perhaps life in the civilian world is busier or civilian employers are less likely to support your volunteer endeavors.
Either way, volunteerism is important, not just for your community but also your personal career. Here are three ways the volunteerism can help you:
Overall, there is a lot to consider, which can be overwhelming. Many fall victim to information paralysis which can result in inaction. We’ve all been there -- just begin with the federal end of things and take baby steps...
Our service men and women commonly spend holidays abroad, miss birthdays and anniversaries, or even endure the agony of being absent for the birth of a child. Their sacrifices ensure that hundreds of millions of Americas sleep soundly each night under a blanket of freedom and safety.