By Tim Kowols
Agencies like the Volunteer Center of Door County are worried about where the next generation of helpful people will come from in the future. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the volunteer rate dropped to 24.9 percent in 2015, with 62.6 million volunteers accounting for 7.9 billion hours of service. Volunteer Center of Door County Executive Director Carrie Tjernagel is worried about the high number of its volunteers “aging out,” but is happy with some younger people coming into the fold.
According to VolunteerHub, regular volunteering will give you a 27 percent better chance of getting employed. You can learn more about the volunteer opportunities in Door County by visiting this story online.