Offer a helping hand to those who need it


Make a difference in our communities & the world


Use our skills & experience for a worthy purpose

Encore Boston Network is a community that makes that possible.

For ENCORE SEEKERS, we offer resources, connection & opportunities


help find & retain people dedicated to your cause


we offer access to 

Encore Seekers & Makers

Join the EBN community
Reap the benefits

Whether you're an Encore Seeker, Maker or Supporter, you'll benefit from the connections, opportunities, resources and other advantages that come from joining the EBN community.

Encore Meet & Greet
Thursday, January 30

Care about social good? Want to connect with others who share your interests? Join us for an informal conversation about issues and possibilities. January 30, 1-3 pm, Brookline Senior Center, Brookline.

How we support the EBN community

Volunteer Guide

Connect for Good is your new home base for volunteering. It is the most advanced system anywhere for connecting people to opportunities. Check out the many exciting features and find your ways to help.

Encore Circles

Facilitator-led conversations about social problems & community needs. Learn from experts and leaders, explore opportunities, join team projects, find volunteer or paid work in your area of interest.

EBN Newsletter

Read our monthly newsletter to learn about upcoming events, new opportunities, the latest research and news about our members. See the current issue here and check the archive of past issues.

10 Step Guide for Engaging Adults 50+

Comprehensive guide to best practices for designing roles for people over 50, recruiting them as volunteers or paid staff, building an age-inclusive team. Check out the self-assessment tool to get started.

Ways you can support the EBN community


Most of our funding comes from donations from people who are involved in and care about our work. We rely on this support and hope you will join others in making this work possible on behalf of people over 50.

Stay in touch

Add your name to our mailing list so we can stay in touch. Learn about events, resources and opportunities to make a difference. You'll receive our monthly newsletter as well as other useful info.


We are a volunteer-led organization. Most of our work is done by people who offer their time, skills and experience for the benefit of others. Check out the variety of ways for volunteers to help.

Spread the word

Help us make others aware of the EBN community and how we help people over 50 find connections, info & opportunities to do good work, paid and volunteer, for social good.

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