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ENCORE ACADEMY
AT THE GREENHOUSE

The Encore Academy is here to provide workshops, resources and connections that will help you discover and launch your Encore career!

GENERATION TO GENERATION CAMPAIGN

Generation to Generation Summer Challenge
Every year, schools go on break over the summer. Many kids jump for joy. But not all.For some, summer is a time when learning stops, meals are scarce, and caring adults during the day are less accessible. Those that need a summer job don’t always know where to look. Safe places for exercise and play may not exist.

You can help!

Take the challenge and click below to learn more!

GENERATION TO GENERATION CAMPAIGN
Generation to Generation is a new, five-year  national campaign to mobilize 1 million people over 50 to stand up for kids, support innovative pilots to bring generations together in ways that make lives better for all, and advance the national conversation on what can be accomplished when generations come together. Most importantly, Generation to Generation will change millions of lives.

UPCOMING PARTNER EVENTS

Bevan's interview with Marianne Oehser, CRC, MM, Certified Retirement Coach from Transitioning into Retirement

MANY PATHWAYS TO YOUR ENCORE
- What an encore is
- How to go about deciding what you want yours to be like
- What some of the fears and challenges are
- What skills-based volunteering is
- How to find a volunteer opportunity that fits you

Recent Articles from the Blog

Choose the Right Path for Encore Success – Guest Blog by Kathy McDonald

Encore careers offer a unique opportunity – with reflection and flexibility, people often move into what can become the most exciting chapter of their lives.  They have enough experience to make a real impact and with kids grown there may be more flexibility in the types of positions they can consider where the need to earn top dollars is less pressing. But if you’re not intentional about the … [Read More...]

LEAVING A LEGACY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS: Blog by Bevan Rogel

One of the reasons I love my job is that I get to hear from people all the time about their experiences and reactions to doing something meaningful in the second half of life.  So many who have left their corporate jobs have experienced a sense of isolation and feeling like they are not doing anything useful.  A friend of mine who just started volunteering with kids told me that she was totally … [Read More...]

SOME OF THE MANY FACES OF RETIREMENT Guest blog by Dr. George Schofield

There was a time when you said the word “Retirement” and everyone knew what it meant. There was a consensual definition and set of expectations that looked like this: You had worked for years, probably at the same company, reasonably assured that you could move “up the ladder” as the people above you retired or transferred and made room for you. It was a stable company in which the … [Read More...]