RESOURCES: Online Resources


Explore these links to online information on topics such as characteristics of today’s older adults, nonprofit management, workforce management and volunteer management.




AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50+ improve the quality of their lives.


AARP Experience Corps

AARP Experience Corps pairs older adults with children in grades K-3 to promote literacy.

AARP Life Reimagined
All for Good


All for Good, a service of Points of Light, connects nonprofits with volunteers.



Boardsource is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service.

Building Movement Project


The Building Movement Project develops research, tools, training materials and opportunities for partnership that bolster nonprofit organizations.

Career One-Stop

Career One-Stop is a Department of Labor-sponsored resource for career exploration, training and jobs.

Coming of Age


Coming of Age is a national initiative to help individuals 50+ connect and contribute to their communities and to help organizations best use the skills of those 50 and older. This link provides access to:  

  • Organizational needs assessment worksheet
  • Strategies for recruiting encore talent 
  • Tips on engaging capacity building volunteers
  • Worksheet on developing a compelling encore opportunity


Commongood Careers

Commongood Careers provides nonprofits with innovative recruitment solutions that result in faster and better hires.

Common Impact

Common Impact partners with companies and nonprofit organizations to create transformational change.  

Conference Board

The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest to provide the world’s leading organizations with practical knowledge to improve performance and better serve society. 

The Human Capital Exchange is a “one-stop” resource for human capital professionals around the world.

Corporation for National and Community Service


The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service.


DataKind recruits volunteer data experts to help nonprofits measure outcomes and use data to make better decisions.  


Encore Boston Network

Encore Boston Network leads a coalition of Greater Boston organizations and professionals dedicated to strengthening communities by engaging the talents of people in midlife and beyond. - Encore Fellowships Network
Experience Matters

Experience Matters connects the skills and talents of experienced adults with the diverse needs of nonprofit organizations to build a stronger, more vibrant community in Maricopa County, AZ.

Foundation Center

The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide.

HR Council, Canada

The HR Council takes action on nonprofit labor issues as a convener, catalyst and research instigator.

Idealist connects people with opportunities to do good through action and collaboration. 

JFFixler Group

JFFixler Group brings together a talented and experienced team of professional independent contractors who contribute their combined expertise to the development of organizations.

LinkedIn for Nonprofits

LinkedIn for Nonprofits helps organizations recruit employees, volunteers, board members and donors through its extensive database of professionals

MN Association for Volunteer Administration

MAVA provides an engaging forum for people involved in the field of volunteerism across the state of Minnesota.

National Council of Nonprofits

The National Council of Nonprofits is a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country.

Nonprofit Quarterly

Nonprofit Quarterly features news and stories relevant to nonprofit leaders, foundations, educators and others, operating as an independent print and digital news source.

Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Nonprofit Risk Management Center provides reliable advice and practical help on risk issues.


O-Net is a Department of Labor site offering information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities and interests associated with over 900 occupations.

Pinellas County FL

The Pinellas VIP site offers volunteer opportunities and resources for Pinellas County, FL, residents.

Points of Light
Readiness Roadmap

The Readiness Roadmap helps organizations navigate skills-based volunteering. It was created by a nonprofit collaborative, consisting of Points of Light, the Taproot Foundation, and Common Impact, which was convened by Capital One.


Retirement Jobs offers jobs and job search resources for people over 50, including a growing number of nonprofit/encore jobs.

Senior Corps

Senior Corps links more than 270,000 Americans age 55 and up to service opportunities.

Society for Human Resource Management

SHRM is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management.

Strengthening Nonprofits

Strengthening Nonprofits features e-learning and guidebook resources to help nonprofits build capacity. It was created as a resource for National Resource Center to support Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) grantees.

Taproot Foundation

Taproot Foundation is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society.

University of Washington Encore Initiative

The University of Washington Encore Initiative guides UW retirees toward UW-related and community encore-career opportunities.


Unretirement is a book and a podcast hosted by journalist Chris Farrell that focuses on a grassroots movement reimagining the second half of life. The podcast is produced by American Public Media.


Volunteer Maine is a catalyst that helps to solve challenges faced by Maine’s volunteer sector, by addressing professional development, sustainability, volunteer recruitment and technical assistance.

Volunteer Match

Volunteer Match is a volunteer engagement network supporting thousands of nonprofits, network partners and individuals.

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