Doing Good Well
, Engaging Senior Volunteers: A Guide for Non-profit Organisations. From the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre of Singapore.
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Doing Good Well: Engaging Senior Volunteers
, From Singapore's National Center on Volunteering and Philanthropy, this 30-page guide shows how organizations have benefited from the skills and commitment of senior volunteers in a wide range of jobs, with tips distilled from NVPC's discussions with NPOs and senior volunteers.
Age Discrimination and Volunteering
On the Institute for Volunteering Research site (UK).
Boomers in Action
RSVP of North Central Iowa project, with Boomer volunteer stories.
Boomers Leading Change
A project of the Rose Community Foundation. Site gives research reports and links.
Coming of Age
This program from the Temple University Center for Intergenerational Learning focuses on improving the quality of life for people over age 50, including providing them with challenging volunteer opportunities. There are reports on Boomer volunteering and a blog that addresses many issues.
Regeneration: Recruiting Older Americans to Serve the Public Good
Compilation of many articles about senior volunteers, Boomers, etc.
Examples of senior volunteering around the world, compiled by United Nations Volunteers.
Service-Learning Diversity Toolbox
The National Youth Leadership Council's efforts at examining diversity in service-learning programs, with several excellent downloadable reports and articles of relevance to any setting or type of volunteer work.
Volunteering and Healthy Aging
Volunteering in the Third Age (VITA)
Reports and research still available from this UK program (now ended) to promote the value, impact, and numbers of over 65s volunteering by removing barriers across the voluntary and community sector.
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