Welcome to Coming of Age: Bay Area!®
The Coming of Age initiative seeks to harness the talents, skills and energy of one of our most valuable resources: people age 50+. We do this in two ways: we help organizations strengthen their capabilities, and we help people 50+ explore passions, pursue lifelong learning, become community volunteers, and engage in meaningful service to the community.
► Enroll in workshops to Explore Your Future
► Subscribe to Inspiring Opportunities, our free newsletter
► Participate in programs and training for organizations
► Learn about exciting volunteer opportunities in the San Francisco and Alameda to put your unique talents to work for our community.
Would you like to share your story with others in a confidential peer support group? If you are interested in learning more about best practices in caring for someone with dementia and sharing your story with other family caregivers, then consider attending a Dementia Caregivers Support Group to begin Friday, February 28 in Room 13 of Aquatic Park from 10:30-11:30 each 4th Friday of each month.
Explore Your Future in 2014! Our fun, thought-provoking, four-session workshop series that helps you envision your next phase of life has returned. Go here to learn more and secure your space in our upcoming San Francisco and East Bay sessions.
Coming of Age is Hiring! If you would like to use your administrative and computer skills to work with an organization that helps people 50+ explore passions, pursue lifelong learning, and engage in meaningful service to the community please go here to learn more about the PT paid position we have open.
Coming of Age “Make a BIG Difference” Awards. Six Bay Area nonprofits have won cash grants for exciting projects that engage the talents of volunteers age 50+ and foster the teamwork structure our members enjoy. We’re excited to fund projects that will create positive change and make a real difference in people’s lives.
Coming of Age members have the opportunity to share skills, learn new ones, and—best of all—have fun as they participate in these outstanding projects. Winning organizations are:
Elders Village, East Bay
Family Connections, San Francisco
Community Living Campaign, San Francisco
Transition Albany, East Bay
BACS Adult Day Care, East Bay
Fremont Family Resource Center, East Bay
To learn more about the projects, click HERE.
To volunteer to be a member of a project team, click HERE.
Volunteers needed, age 50+! Visit our Clearinghouse of amazing Bay Area volunteer opportunities, updated weekly and viewable by location or type of position. You'll find a perfect fit for your skills, schedule and interests. Apply for positions right from the website!
We work with corporations to explore volunteer opportunities and assist employees and former employees in discovering "next steps" after full-time work. Call (888) 308-1767 for more information.
Members of Coming of Age:Bay Area have access to special programs and discounts. Click to JOIN at no cost and take advantage of one-on-one matching to unique volunteer positions, discounted programs, and other special services.