Today many people are working well into their 70s, 80s, even 90s. Some wish to start a second career and others want to help them make that dream come true. By combining those with the know-how to help those who are getting started, in another career or organization, it’s a satisfying winning situation for both. Literally thousands of volunteer specialists are available to provide skills and expertise, as well as reducing costs to your organization, whether it be secular or faith-based.
Senior Corps offers may different opportunities. These skills include every aspect available from business owners and medical professionals to farmers and salespeople in every field. These experts offer both mentoring and contributions to any organization.
Click here and you will be guided to a series of questions that will be able to pinpoint the expertise that you’ll need with the Interactive Program Selector. You will also notice that there are sites where you can apply for grants, as well as finding the volunteers, a resource center, and much more.
Visit the “Resource Center” here and you can access training publications, funding opportunities, effective practices, and a directory for all training and technical assistance providers.
If you are a faith-based organization, you’ll find the new publication, “National Service: A Resource for Faith-Based and Community Groups” of interest in helping all faiths and ethnic groups find the answers to their questions.
If you are interested in finding help directly in your area you can visit here. Just click on your state and you will find everything you need for a successful organization.
Through Senior Corps you will find that life after 55 is just the beginning of starting a successful profit or non-profit organization.