Work & Volunteerism Resources

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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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National Council on Aging
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Brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults from finding jobs and benefits, to improving their health, and remaining active in their communities.
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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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New Directions
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Helps individuals find or create new full-time corporate jobs, begin new careers, start ventures as entrepreneurs, consultants, directors, and leaders in the not-for-profit sector, or create post-career plans that balance part-time work, family, leisure, and other meaningful endeavors.
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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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Boomers Leading Change
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This Rose Community Foundation initiative was launched to find out how 55 to 65-year-olds in Metro Denver are thinking about their futures. Funding was provided by The Atlantic Philanthropies as part of a national effort to understand the potential for future civic engagement of adults in their 50s and older.
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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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