Diversity and Inclusion
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion are central to the USO’s values and mission.
The USO provides equal opportunity employment and is committed to recruiting, developing, and sustaining a diverse and qualified workplace where opportunities are created equally regardless of one’s race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, handicap, disability, or veteran status.
Learn more about the USO’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in a letter from our CEO & President, J.D. Crouch II.
“Dear USO Teammates,
A diverse workforce that brings a broad spectrum of experience to our team makes us stronger, more agile, more creative and more attuned to the needs of the diverse community we serve….” Read the full letter here.
We continue to promote a respectful, diverse, and inclusive workplace for all through:
- Working to understand the value of other cultures, experiences, and perspectives.
- Deploying diversity initiatives that support all individuals.
- Attracting and leveraging diversity in our staff, volunteers, leadership, and on our Boards.
Implementing inclusive practices in how we deliver programs and services to our diverse military community.
Diversity and Inclusion in Action
USO’s Diversity and Inclusion Team: Employees across the organization are leading efforts to promote activities that bring us together and foster diversity, inclusion, and opportunity within our organization.
Employee Network Groups: Our employee-led networks foster awareness and action to continue building an inclusive work environment where all individuals feel welcomed, valued, and supported in fulfilling their career potential.
Our D&I team is working to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion by bringing in dynamic speakers, educational opportunities, and cultural celebratory events.
Our employees and volunteers come from different backgrounds, cultures, and social identities.
We are ready to welcome you to the USO – where our work is more than a career, it is a passion to serve others!
Learn more about USO career opportunities.
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