Want some encore career advice? Learn from the experts
07/19/2012 - 01:00:34pm
We at Encore.org often hear from people who want to embark on encore careers that serve the greater good, but they just don’t know where to begin.
In addition to the resources on our website, there’s a new service from the creator of VocationVacations that may be of help. PivotPlanet provides individualized advice from experts in a variety of encore-friendly fields.
Encore Service Threatened: Visit SaveService.Org Now
02/18/2011 - 01:17:24pm
Just two years ago, the encore careers community helped to pass a law that represents huge bipartisan support for service by people of all ages: the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. Serve America, as the law is commonly known, set a course for expanding the number of people across the country who tutor and mentor young children, provide academic enrichment after school, increase access to health care through community health centers, make it possible for older citizens to age in place and help families affected by natural disasters.
Year-Long NonProfit Service Roles for Veterans/Military Families
01/14/2011 - 01:48:30pm
American Legion Auxiliary "Call to Service Corps" Consortium Announces AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA Service Opportunities
A consortium of military, veteran and civilian organizations led by the American Legion Auxiliary is offering 55 AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA national service assignments in 2011.
New Education Report Offers Data, Call to Action
12/01/2010 - 10:14:39am
America's Promise Alliance, along with Civic Enterprises and Johns Hopkins University's Everyone Graduates Center, just released an important new report about high school graduation rates.
Latest Tweets on Education, Youth, Service Encores
11/17/2010 - 04:56:10pm
Keep up with the latest news from Civic Ventures' Vice President, Michelle Hynes. Her current work focuses on encore careers in education and youth development and national service as a pathway to encore careers.
Learn More About Encore Service: Policies & Programs
11/10/2010 - 01:21:34pm
When President Obama signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act ("Serve America") into law, he launched an historic expansion of national service. The new law contains a number of provisions that are particularly important to people 55+ who are interested in modestly-compensated, year-long service assignments or volunteer positions that can lead to a new career.
New York Times Features Education Encores
10/19/2009 - 01:16:20pm
The New York Times published two items of interest to the Encore.org community on October 15: Elizabeth Olson's article on "Taking the Fast Track to a Second Career In Teaching," and Nicholas Kristof's column on "Democrats and Schools."