Are you over 50 and thinking about what comes next in your life?

Do you want to do something that benefits others in your community or in the world beyond?

Are you engaged now but want to see greater impact from your time and talent?


The EBN community is here to help!

Join a nonprofit or gov't agency in a skilled volunteer or pro bono role. 

Find meaningful paid work in a nonprofit,  business or gov't agency.

Start your own social enterprise, business or initiative to address a cause or need.

Getting Started

To discover your passion and interests, and plan your next steps...

Download Discover Your Encore Personal Guide, an ESC Discovery e-book with practical tools and advice.

Download Looking for an Encore Career?, a guide from on finding work that matters. 

​​​To see what opportunities are currently available...

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Visit our easy-to-use, one-stop guide for volunteer opportunities in our area.


Encore Entrepreneur: an introduc-tion to starting your own business after an earlier career, from the Small Business Administration.

To find skills training and job search support...


Locate the MassHire Career Center closest to you and sign up for training & job search support.


Operation ABLE offers job skills training and placement services for job seekers over 45. 


Join one of the 50+ Job Seekers Regional Networking Groups at 16 locations around the state. 

To consider this decision in a broader context...

Explore the make-up of the Mass Nonprofit Sector in this and regional graphics.

Explore the UN Sustainable Development Goals for ways to have impact.

To explore other ideas and options...

If you want to work with children and youth, check our Gen2Gen partners.

Check out our members to explore opportunities that may be a good fit for you. 

Find a mentor, take a workshop or get help with your new business at Boston SCORE.

Join our mailing list!

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