Work & Volunteerism Resources

Website
Resource:
Encore Careers
Notes:
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.
Website
Resource:
Coming of Age
Notes:
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.
Website
Resource:
Conference Board
Notes:
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.
Book
Author/Presenter:
Anthony, Mitch
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Resource:
New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams...at Any Age You Want, The
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Publisher:
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2008
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Notes:
Discusses how most people won't experience the same retirement as their parents, nor is that what they necessarily want. Explores how to pursue retirement goals at one's own pace, on one's own terms regardless of age

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/402405608
Book
Author/Presenter:
Anthony, Mitch
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Resource:
New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams...at Any Age You Want, The
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Publisher:
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2008
.
Notes:
Discusses how most people won't experience the same retirement as their parents, nor is that what they necessarily want. Explores how to pursue retirement goals at one's own pace, on one's own terms regardless of age

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/402405608
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bell, Jeanne; Moyers, Richard and Wolfred, Timothy R
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Resource:
Daring to Lead 2006: A National Study of Nonprofit Executive Leadership
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: CompassPoint/MeyerFoundation, 2006
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Notes:
Raises important questions about the future executive leadership of nonprofit organizations and suggests the need for boards of directors, grantmakers, and other stakeholders to focus on supporting and sustaining the best current executives, developing the next cohort of leaders, and preparing for inevitable executive transitions

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/74496220
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bell, Jeanne; Moyers, Richard and Wolfred, Timothy R
.
Resource:
Daring to Lead 2006: A National Study of Nonprofit Executive Leadership
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Publisher:
San Francisco, CA: CompassPoint/MeyerFoundation, 2006
.
Notes:
Raises important questions about the future executive leadership of nonprofit organizations and suggests the need for boards of directors, grantmakers, and other stakeholders to focus on supporting and sustaining the best current executives, developing the next cohort of leaders, and preparing for inevitable executive transitions

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/74496220
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bobrow Burns, Jennifer
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Resource:
Career Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Ferguson Publishing, 2006
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Notes:
Provides a thorough introduction to careers in the non-profit field, including detailed job descriptions, along with employment and advancement prospects. Appendices offer lists of job search websites as well as a list of the 100 largest non-profits in the US

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/58920034
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bobrow Burns, Jennifer
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Resource:
Career Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Ferguson Publishing, 2006
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Notes:
Provides a thorough introduction to careers in the non-profit field, including detailed job descriptions, along with employment and advancement prospects. Appendices offer lists of job search websites as well as a list of the 100 largest non-profits in the US

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/58920034
Book
Author/Presenter:
Bornstein, David
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Resource:
How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
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Publisher:
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2004
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Notes:
Explores the world of the social entrepreneur -- those driven, creative individuals who question the status quo, exploit new opportunities, refuse to give up, and remake the world for the better. Profiles such men and women from around the world who have found innovative solutions to a wide variety of social and economic problems

WorldCat:
www.worldcat.org/oclc/52271477

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