Work & Volunteerism Resources

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SCORE: Service Corps for Retired Executives
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This nonprofit association is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Because their work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and a network of 13,000+ volunteers, they are able to deliver services at no or very low cost. Their 364 chapters hold events and workshops locally across the U.S. and its territories, and match up entrepreneurs with local, volunteer mentors who have business experience in 62+ industries.
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SHiFT: Move to Meaning in Life and Work
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A network offering support to people in mid-life transitions who seek greater meaning in life and work.
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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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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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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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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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