Volunteering As a First Step Toward Employment

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Life as a military spouse can be full of changes — and sometimes those changes can make you step back from working. Maybe you just moved and are busy settling in. Maybe you just started a family and want to spend more time with your kids. Maybe you just finished school and you're trying to figure out your place in the workforce. Or it could be as simple as realizing your job just isn't the right fit for your family.

While you figure out what's in store for your future employment, volunteering is a great way to stay active in your community on your own terms. With a little foresight and thought, you can plan your volunteer activities in a way that can help you find a paying job when the time's right.

Find out how volunteering can help with future employment and where to start.

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