November 20, 2014

Study: Volunteer work could help vets' careers

Volunteer work after military service has been billed as a way for veterans to better connect to their communities and build new relationships. Now, a new study says it also might help them find better jobs.

Researchers tracking The Mission Continues fellowship program, which places veterans in volunteer organizations across the country, found that 90 percent of the participants believed the community work helped their chances of finding a job. More than 80 percent said the volunteer experience encouraged them to seek out a better career.

Read the full article at Military Times.