Our Gen2Gen Director of Strategic Communications, Stef Weiss, examines how young people are doing on this year’s Opportunity Index.
If you’re interested in helping kids learn to love reading in your encore, check out these 10 literacy nonprofits, which are actively seeking older volunteers.
Below is an excerpt from a new piece in the Financial Times that features Robert Roy, one of our Encore Fellows, and others who are “unretiring” and joining a movement of experienced professionals coming back to work in droves. Robert’s story focuses on how his Encore Fellowship helped him transition. Robert felt something was missing: […]
Afterschool programs are a natural fit for volunteers 50+ looking to contribute their time and skills to youth-serving organizations. Quality afterschool programs are in high demand because they offer so much more than safe child care. They provide educational support, health and wellness opportunities, social and emotional learning and much more. By introducing kids to […]
Encore.org recently published an essay by Madeline Dangerfield-Cha and Joy Zhang titled, “Making the Case for Intergenerational Childcare: How Adults 50+ Can Support Home-Based and Family Childcare Centers.” To read the full essay, click here. For more on what you can do to support early childhood education, read on. 1. Volunteer in a preschool classroom. […]
Are you a do-it-yourselfer over 50 who’s eager to help kids learn to read? This list, from our Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) campaign, is for you. 1. Search and you may find. Find out where your time and experience are needed by using the Generation to Generation Volunteer Opportunity Finder. Just type in your zip […]