Great Expectations: Boomers and the Future of Volunteering

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Author: Volunteer Match

Publisher: MetLife Foundation

Year:  2007

Abstract:  Examines the types of volunteer opportunities that older adults are looking for, and provides insight for nonprofits interested in expanding their capacity to attract and engage this population. Explores both the nonprofit and the volunteer perspective, but focuses on identifying the evolving motivations, attitudes, skills, and expectations of volunteers as they mature. Underscores the growing use of the Internet among older Americans and illustrates its usefulness as a tool for connecting volunteers with local nonprofit organizations.

Format: Monograph

Language: English


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