Work & Volunteerism Resources

Book
Author/Presenter:
Joiner, Steven and Busse, Meg
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Resource:
Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Hundreds of Heads Books, 2010
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Notes:
Serves as a comprehensive resource for transitioning professionals pursuing new career options in the nonprofit sector. Offers advice, relevant strategies, and nonprofit-specific resources to strengthen the nonprofit, mid-career job search

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/781491938
Book
Author/Presenter:
Jones, Terry
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Resource:
Elder Within: The Source of Mature Masculinity, The
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Publisher:
Wilsonville, OR: BookPartners, 2001
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Notes:
Encourages and celebrates the expression of eldership: an approach to the second-half-of-life that focuses on active grandparenting, mentoring and stewardship. Encourages men to embrace their elder qualities by being available to the young, to family and the community. Such men have confidence in the fruits of their long life experience, and want to seed the future for the sake of the young. Suggests that mature men, as they enter the retirement years, take on roles such as mentor and mediator

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/46538637
Book
Author/Presenter:
Jones, Terry
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Resource:
Elder Within: The Source of Mature Masculinity, The
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Publisher:
Wilsonville, OR: BookPartners, 2001
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Notes:
Encourages and celebrates the expression of eldership: an approach to the second-half-of-life that focuses on active grandparenting, mentoring and stewardship. Encourages men to embrace their elder qualities by being available to the young, to family and the community. Such men have confidence in the fruits of their long life experience, and want to seed the future for the sake of the young. Suggests that mature men, as they enter the retirement years, take on roles such as mentor and mediator

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/46538637
Book
Author/Presenter:
King, Richard M
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Resource:
From Making a Profit to Making a Difference: How to Launch Your New Career in Nonprofits
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Publisher:
River Forest, IL: Planning/Communications, 2000
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Notes:
Offers practical guidance on how to move from work in the private sector to work in the non-profit sector

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/43451119
Book
Author/Presenter:
King, Richard M
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Resource:
From Making a Profit to Making a Difference: How to Launch Your New Career in Nonprofits
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Publisher:
River Forest, IL: Planning/Communications, 2000
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Notes:
Offers practical guidance on how to move from work in the private sector to work in the non-profit sector

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/43451119
Book
Author/Presenter:
Kunreuther, Frances
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Resource:
Up Next: Generation Change and the Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations
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Publisher:
Baltimore, MD: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2005
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Notes:
Offers a series of recommendations on how a variety of stakeholders can improve the hand-off from the Baby Boomer generation of leaders to upcoming leaders from Generations X and Y. Research indicates that such leadership transitions will become more common within the nonprofit sector

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/61486387
Book
Author/Presenter:
Kunreuther, Frances
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Resource:
Up Next: Generation Change and the Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations
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Publisher:
Baltimore, MD: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2005
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Notes:
Offers a series of recommendations on how a variety of stakeholders can improve the hand-off from the Baby Boomer generation of leaders to upcoming leaders from Generations X and Y. Research indicates that such leadership transitions will become more common within the nonprofit sector

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/61486387
Book
Author/Presenter:
Lancaster, Lynne and Stillman, David
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Resource:
When Generations Collide: Who They Are, Why They Clash, How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work
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Publisher:
New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2002
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Notes:
Discusses the generational differences between "Traditionalists" (1900-45), "Baby Boomers" (1946-64), "Generation Xers" (1965-80), and "Millennials" (1981-99), and how members of each group interact in contemporary work settings. Argues that understanding these multi-generational differences may help improve workplace relations and productivity.

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/47136620
Book
Author/Presenter:
Lancaster, Lynne and Stillman, David
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Resource:
When Generations Collide: Who They Are, Why They Clash, How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work
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Publisher:
New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2002
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Notes:
Discusses the generational differences between "Traditionalists" (1900-45), "Baby Boomers" (1946-64), "Generation Xers" (1965-80), and "Millennials" (1981-99), and how members of each group interact in contemporary work settings. Argues that understanding these multi-generational differences may help improve workplace relations and productivity.

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/47136620
Book
Author/Presenter:
Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
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Resource:
Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years after 50, The
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2009
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Notes:
Challenges the still-prevailing and anachronistic images of aging by documenting and revealing the ways in which the years between ages fifty and seventy-five (the third chapter) may, in fact, be the most transformative and generative time in a person's life

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/233635063

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