For Encore Seekers
For Organizations
Other Resources

The Encore Career Handbook by Marci Alboher, a complete guide to finding encore opportunities

Encore Talent Works Toolkit, defining the case, approach and benefits for engaging adults 50+

Experienced Helping Hands, a volunteer handbook developed by the Eisner Foundation

Discover Your Encore Personal Guide, an ESC Discovery ebook that helps you find your place in the nonprofit world

10 Steps Guide for Engaging Adults 50+, best practices for recruiting, training & supporting


Power of Purposeful Aging, a report from the Milken Institute tracks cultural changes related to aging

Mission Driven by Laura Gassner Otting, for professionals transitioning to the nonprofit sector

Readiness Self-Assessment, a 10-part questionnaire that help you plan your 

next steps

Finding the Frame from the Framing Institute, identifying tested messages about adults 50+

Life Reimagined by Richard Leider & Alan Webber, exploring new life possibilities after 50

Hidden in Plain Sight, a report from Stanford detailing the value of  intergenerational relationships

The Health Benefits of Volunteering from the Corporation for National & Community Service

Life on Purpose by Victor Strecher, how living for what matters most changes everything

Second Acts in Prime Time by Diane Piktialis, et al., for the Conference Board, outlining corporate transition programs 

The Benefits of Intergenerational Programs from Generations United makes the case in clear terms

Project Renewment by Helen Dennis & Bernice Bratter, a manual for career women transitioning to retirement

Staffing Options Using Adults 50+, a webinar hosted by The Boston Foundation View the webinar 

Opportunity in Change from Third Sector New England identifies nonprofit leadership transition challenges

ESC Fellowships, corporate, nonprofit and professional talent for transitional and interim roles

The Aging Workforce from a SHRM survey lists the advantages and applied skills of adults 50+


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