- AmeriCorps, thanks to the 2009 Serve America Act, now dedicates 10% of all new volunteer slots to people 55 and older.
- Civic Ventures, a think tank focused on Baby Boomers, spearheads a variety of cause-related career and volunteer programs for individuals 55 and older.
- Babyboomers.TV, a website start-up targeting Baby Boomers, hires mid-career interns, offering each a $100 weekly stipend.
- Investment bank Goldman Sachs provided a pilot internship program last year offering midcareer women a chance to return to the finance industry.
How will your organization be able to leverage the strengths and expertise of the Baby Boomer population? What opportunities exist to engage them as volunteers and interns?
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