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Would you like to be a guest speaker in your community by sharing your experiences as a military veteran?

Join The Soldiers Project Veterans Speakers Bureau! As a member, you may receive opportunities to be a guest speaker for The Soldiers Project Workshops, seminars, and training events.

We are looking for veterans who would be comfortable speaking to a group of mental health providers and other members of the community in order to help educate them on current issues facing military service members in regards to mental health, deployments and other various topics.

Speakers can address the following issues plus others:

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Veterans and Higher Education
  • Moral Injury – defined as “perpetrating, failing to prevent, bearing witness to, or learning about acts that transgress deeply held moral beliefs and expectations” (Litz et al., 2009)
  • Military Culture
  • Military Children – Unique Issues
  • Hidden Wounds including PTSD, TBI, Moral Injury

Sign up to be a member of the Veterans Speaker Bureau.

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  • Acknowledgment of Understanding

  • I verify that all of the above information is true, complete, and correct, and I understand that if it is not, I am disqualifying myself for a Volunteer position. I also understand that I am applying for a Volunteer position and that this is not an application for, nor a contract of, paid employment. I further agree that as a Volunteer for The Soldiers Project, I will not accept any payment for my services and that The Soldiers Project does not currently reimburse for expenses incurred while volunteering. I will also take required training where applicable. I authorize any verification of applicable licensure required for my position. I further understand that upon receipt of my application, a member of The Soldiers Project Volunteer Services Team will review it and contact me for a follow-up conversation to discuss possible volunteer opportunities and the length and time commitment needed. I will be notified as soon as possible should my skills and/or availability not meet the needs of The Soldiers Project at this time.