Warm weather is here and it’s time to spring into action. It’s a great time to get outside and volunteer in your community. There are many ways to help others and be outside to enjoy the spring weather.
- Clean up. Work with your neighborhood’s community groups to spend the day cleaning local trails, waterways, or parks.
- Help animals. There are several ways to volunteer to help animals in your community. You can help at a local animal shelter or host a drive to collect new and used pet supplies.
- Start gardening. Get involved with a local community farm.
- Support a park near you. arks around the county need help and rely on volunteers. The National Park Service has a wide range of safe, outdoor volunteer activities, ranging from conducting tours to maintaining green areas or facilities.
Your Employee Assistance Program is Here to Support
If you need additional assistance locating a volunteer opportunity, contact your Component Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP can assist in providing resources and information on any aspect of daily living. EAP support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information or for help in contacting your EAP, send an email to your DHS Work-Life specialists at email@example.com.