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The Encore Fellowships Network

Are you a seasoned professional looking for a second act in the social impact sector? Encore Fellowships provide paid, transitional engagements in non profit organizations for those typically 50+, considering retirement, with 20 plus years professional experience, who wish to retire and move to the nonprofit sector.

If you have skills in IT, nonprofits need your IT software/support talent.

Currently a San Francisco area non-profit needs an IT software support expert. Fellow must live in Silicon Valley area. Work with IT manager to explore and define the right software tools for the organization
 Ensure that requests for support are responded to in a timely manner and according to agreed
standards and procedures. Keeps records of maintenance work and repairs.
 Configure and deploys Windows and Mac workstations, laptops, and handheld devices. Ensures that upgrades, installs, re-installs and changes are efficiently completed as required.
 Application support including account maintenance, security, and general assistance.
 Set up peripheral equipment, hardware components, and allied devices.
 Assist in installing and managing network including network security. Provide back-up to the person in charge of server and network management.
 Check performance-related issues and responds to complaints and queries.
 Provide technical advice, and solves employees' technical problems by phone or in person, while identifying ways to make employees more self-sufficient
 Help maintain operational procedures and system documentation
 Other job duties can include minor repairs and computer parts ordering as well as other dutiesas assigned.

Learn more about Encore Fellowships at https://encore.org/fellowships/fellow/ and apply for a fellowship using the application in the Program Directory on the site.

Matches are made based on skills, interest, and availability of positions at non-profit hosts and needs change continually throughout the year. Positions are in the Silicon Valley area. Fellowships are 1000 hours, typically part-time for a year, and include a $25,000 stipend for the hours, education on the sector, and networking with a cohort of peers.

Learn more and apply at https://encore.org/fellowships/fellow/.

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About The Encore Fellowships Network


P.O. Box 29542, The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94129, US

Mission Statement

Encore.org is building a movement to tap the skills and experience of those in midlife and beyond to improve communities and the world.


About The Encore Fellowships Network
We match skilled, seasoned professionals with social purpose organizations in high-impact, paid transitional assignments.

Encore Fellowships bring new sources of talent to organizations solving critical social problems. In paid, time-limited roles, fellows deliver a high-impact project, learn about social purpose work and develop contacts and resources for the future.

Encore.org is spearheading efforts to engage millions of people in later life as a vital source of talent to benefit society. Our ultimate goal is to create a better future for young people and future generations.



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • IT Consulting
  • Security / Network Administration


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 50
  • 1000 hours over a year
  • 50+, 20+ years of progressive work experience in field, considering retirement and transitioning skills to social impact sector.

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