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Volunteering Abroad Destinations for Active Women Over 50

By Sandra Roussy April 30, 2023

Volunteering can be a life-changing experience that can be both rewarding and humbling. When I made a big life switch several years ago, I promised myself that my new life would involve helping. I didn’t know exactly what that meant at the time…

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Is Volunteering for You After 60? These 10 Benefits May Be the Boost You Need

By Shelagh Murray January 06, 2023

After a lifetime of working for money, why on earth would we want to go and work for nothing? I was a volunteer with the National Trust in the UK for nearly four years. I was a costumed guide…

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5 Excellent Reasons Why We Should Volunteer in Our 60s (Consider #2)

By Perley-Ann Friedman October 12, 2022

Do you want to make a positive difference somewhere? Do you want to do something special, something meaningful? Most of us do, but often, we think it’s too late. We’re ‘over the hill’ and our useful days are over. I don’t know where to begin…

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Are You an Empty Nester Looking for Purpose in Life? Volunteer!

By Fran Braga Meininger March 04, 2022

What is your purpose in life? The answer is elusive for most of us, especially as it is prone to change depending on many factors, age being just one of them…

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6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s

By Maeve O'Byrne July 29, 2021

I worked in non-profit organizations (NGO’s) for over three decades and, for the most part, enjoyed the time spent with the volunteers that came in to help. I believe that anyone who provides their time and intelligence to an NGO, without financial…

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5 Ways Volunteering Makes Me Better

By Debbie Hensleigh November 07, 2020

I’ve tried volunteering at a number of different organizations over the past few years. It has taken some trial and error to find a mutually rewarding spot for my efforts. Right now, I am happily giving some time to two organizations…

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5 Excellent Reasons Why You Should Consider Volunteer Fundraising

By Perley-Ann Friedman October 31, 2020

Do you want to do something special, something meaningful for a cause you love? Are you thinking that you are ‘over the hill’ and that your useful days are over? Do you want to make a positive difference somewhere?

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How You Can Volunteer as an Older Adult

By Sixty and Me August 26, 2020

Are you finding yourself with more time on your hands? Have you retired and are looking for things to do with your days? There are many ways we can occupy ourselves as we get older. We can start new hobbies, we can travel…

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What Can We Do to Help: Virtual Volunteering in Quarantine

By Becki Cohn-Vargas April 12, 2020

From my “virtual headquarters” at home in California, I’ve been in touch with friends around the world from: England, India, Nicaragua, Israel, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Germany, and across the US…

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The Importance of Virtual Volunteering in Times When We Can’t Be Physically Present

By Delia Lloyd March 21, 2020

In the wake of the all-consuming Coronavirus, there is plenty of advice floating around for how to keep yourself calm and occupied at home…

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