The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Mature citizens will have expectations for full and meaningful lives, with opportunities to contribute to the community. This will be accomplished through the utilization of current knowledge and skills, as well as opportunities to develop new skills... Read more
Mature citizens will have expectations for full and meaningful lives, with opportunities to contribute to the community. This will be accomplished through the utilization of current knowledge and skills, as well as opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge.
Realization of these opportunities will include traditional full or part time work, new business ventures, consulting, mentoring and/or volunteering. Activities will be defined by the mature adults taking into account their interests and where and how they wish to contribute.
Serving as role models for successful aging across the lifespan, mature citizens will open new doors and write new scripts for what it means to be an older adult within a community. This will include expectations that their contributions are necessary and critical to the overall well-being of their community.
The Retiree Connection through the use of a unique inter-active skills bank matches retired persons with local non-profit organizations that are looking for retirees from varied professional backgrounds to volunteer, mentor, consult, guest lecture or be a part of a community project. The Retiree Connection also offers transitional sessions for retirees who are looking to know more about the wealth of resources available Yavapai County. These sessions will lend support through shared experiences about the issues faced while in retirement. They will also focus on realizing your potential in retirement years.