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What People 50+ Can Do

 

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    Connect

    Connect with your community, with new friends, new interests, new opportunities! Take advantage of Coming of Age’s powerful learning and service programs to reflect on who you are now, and who you want to be...

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    Serve

    Use your unique talents and skills to help others. Nonprofit organizations throughout the Bay Area are looking for people with experience and energy: They’re looking for people like you! 

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    Dream

    Where will you be in a year? In five years? Our workshops help you fuse passion, purpose and personal strengths to imagine the possibilities—and to develop an Action Plan to turn them into reality. 

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    Create

    Creativity comes in many forms. No matter what your goal is—a new project, new career, new future—you’ll be inspired to discover and create the tools to reach it. And we’re here to help.

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    Engage

    Coming of Age members bring experience, dedication and passion to organizations seeking to fill volunteer and paid positions. If you’ve got an opportunity, we’ve got the talent! 

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 to the Explore Your Future page to learn more and secure your space in our...

Members of Coming of Age:Bay Area have access

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...

Join us for The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®

Coming of Age:Bay Area & NCPHS would love to have you join us for The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® - to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research...

Local organizations need you!

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...

Coming Soon

Where will you be in a year? In five years? Our popular Explore Your Future workshop helps you fuse passion, purpose and personal strengths to imagine the possibilities—and to develop an Action Plan to turn them into reality. 
Registration is now open for classes in both San Francisco and the East Bay. All Coming of Age members are eligible for a discount rate! 

To become a Coming of Age member (it’s free to join!), or for more info and to register for these inspiring workshops, click HERE

 

Info4Orgs

New to fundraising? The Foundation Center offers a FREE class, to learn about available tools and resources. Grantseeking Basics will be offered on Friday, September 5, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., at the Center offices in downtown San Francisco. For more information and to register, click HERE.
 
A new report from the California Association of Nonprofits, called Causes Count: The Economic Power of California’s Nonprofit Sector, offers some interesting findings, including the fact that nonprofits are the fourth largest industry in the state, employing 1,000,000 people and generating $208 billion in annual revenue.  Click HERE to access a FREE copy of the report. 

Trusted Elders Give Advice

The Elder Wisdon Circle™ was founded as a national organization in 2001 to allow seniors to share their hard-earned wisdom. At the Sequoias San Francisco, an NCPHS community, Coming of Age:Bay... Read More...

Mary DeShaw was Ready to Be Amazed!

In 2010, as I was preparing for that “jumping off” place I once thought of as “retirement,” I spotted a bumper sticker with this sage advice: “PREPARE TO BE AMAZED.” It was just the paradigm shift... Read More...

Sandi Blair - Civicorps Volunteer Academic Coach

Sandi Blair retired after practicing family law in Berkeley for 37 years. She is now able to fill her life with art classes, book clubs, theater, Tai Chi and world travel. Sandi is also committed... Read More...

Nancy Smietana - Volunteering led to an Encore Career in Healthcare

It took far more than the 17 years Nancy Smietana spent working as a ticket and inside sales agent for the airline industry to turn her life in another direction.   At age fifty-five, Nancy was... Read More...

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August

The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents AfroSolo in the Gardens. This year’s free concert features critically acclaimed baritone Anthony Brown in "A Tribute to Paul Robeson... View full event

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August

Viva Knight and Ted Rust of classical duo Dolci by the Bay are performing at Old First Church. They will be performing oboe sonatas of Francis Poulenc, Paul Hindemith, Alec... View full event

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September

This fun, thought-provoking, four-session workshop series helps you envision your next phase of life. Whether you're retired or just thinking about it, whether you want to... View full event

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October

This fun, thought-provoking, four-session workshop series helps you envision your next phase of life. Whether you're retired or just thinking about it, whether you want to... View full event