Work & Volunteerism Resources

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Encore Careers
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A movement to make it easier for millions of people to pursue "encore careers" – work that combines personal meaning, continued income and social impact – in the second half of life. While not a job placement service, this site provides free, comprehensive information to help people transition into jobs in the nonprofit world and the public sector.
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Coming of Age
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This Philadelphia-based initiative helps people 50+ explore their future by connecting and contributing through opportunities, both paid and unpaid, in their communities. The initiative also provides training to nonprofits about how to build their capacity to capture the energy and expertise of this population.
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Conference Board
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A global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Their mission is to provide the world's leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society.
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Experience Corps
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A network of partners, schools and community service organizations in 19 cities across America whose volunteer members work to improve the lives of students by tutoring children who need basic literacy skills; mentoring students who need guidance; partnering with classroom teachers to make schools better places to learn; and creating healthier communities.
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Fieldstone Alliance
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Provides user-friendly publications that help nonprofit, government, funding and business leaders improve their communities. Fieldstone Alliance books and other publications are now available from Turner Publishing.
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Bloom Anew
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Provides executive and personal coaching to leaders, managers, and individuals in the private, philanthropic, and governmental sectors who are experiencing a transition in their lives or desiring to strengthen their professional skills and capabilities.
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Idealist.org
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Independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed, this site connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Their work is guided by a desire to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.
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Bridgestar
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Provides a nonprofit management job board, content, and tools designed to help nonprofit organizations build strong leadership teams and individuals pursue career paths as nonprofit leaders.
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MetLife: Mature Market Institute
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Offers expertise in aging, longevity and the generations and is a recognized thought leader by business, the media, opinion leaders and the public. The Institute’s research, insights, strategic partnerships and consumer education expand the knowledge and choices for those in, approaching, or working with the 50+ market.
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Sloan Center on Aging & Work, The
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This program of Boston College promotes quality employment as an imperative for the 21st century multi-generational workforce. They integrate evidence from research with insights from workplace experiences to inform innovative organizational decision-making.

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