SPRINGFIELD, Va. (May 5, 2022)Hope For The Warriors has partnered with Milspo Academy powered by CareerDash to strengthen its support for the military spouse and caregiver community by helping in their search for meaningful education and employment opportunities.

Celebrating 15 years of service, Hope For The Warriors assists veterans, service members and military families with a variety of programming including health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition services.

A 2021, a Blue Star Family survey revealed military spouse unemployment is the most reported hardship by military families. The study also showed that 42 percent of active-duty military spouses are unemployed, and 30 percent of military and veteran caregivers are unemployed.

Founded in 2018 by a military spouse and a family invested in veteran career success, Milspo Academy identifies the most sought out and in-demand careers in high-growth industries and helps military spouses improve their chances of obtaining entry to mid-level career positions in those industries.

Milspo Academy offers an eight-week program presenting content with live instructors, guided assignments, and hands-on training to aid in the search for careers.

Hope For The Warriors has established four Milspo Academy scholarships for military spouses and caregivers for 2022, through its Warrior’s Compass program. Also, HOPE referrals will receive a discounted tuition rate. Participants can just mention Hope For The Warriors when signing up for Milspo Academy to receive the discount. 

“We are thrilled to be working with Hope For The Warriors to bring career success to its community of veterans and spouses,” said Abbey Ehn, co-founder of CareerDash. “The military-connected community is incredibly talented and has so many transferable skills but many of us don’t know how to translate those skills to many open positions today. This scholarship will bridge the gaps in resumes and experience to bring about successful careers in sales and recruiting.”

Applications to apply for the Milspo Academy powered scholarship through Hope For The Warriors can be made at hopeforthewarriors.org by tapping the “connect to services” tab in the top right-hand corner. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 15.

“HOPE is always searching for ideas and programs to help military families and CareerDash is a good fit,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president of Hope For The Warriors. “It is a great way to help military spouses and caregivers prepare for a successful career or job. It’s another way HOPE can support our military families.”

For more information on Hope For The Warriors, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.  



About Hope For The Warriors: 

Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post-9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served over 40,000 through a variety of support programs focused on health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. One of the nonprofit’s first programs, Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships, has awarded 183 scholarships to caregivers and families of the fallen. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.