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The following articles on this topic were published in our journal, e-Volunteerism. Previews are free; full articles are available to paid subscribers. You may also have 48-hour access to the journal and its full archive for US$10.00.
Report from Temple University's Center for Intergenerational Learning on a study to gain a better understanding of why and how older immigrants contribute to their families and communities and to identify promising practices that support the engagement of immigrant elders in meaningful roles.
, 2008, pp. 64
This program from the Temple University Center for Intergenerational Learning focuses on improving the quality of life for people over age 50, including providing them with challenging volunteer opportunities. There are reports on Boomer volunteering and a blog that addresses many issues.
Regeneration: Recruiting Older Americans to Serve the Public Good
Mary Anne Casey describes her blog like this: We have the most healthy, highly skilled, wise retirees in large numbers yet little is done to encourage their staggering potential. This potential is like new fuel bubbling up in every community in the country. How can it be converted to power schools, nonprofits, communities, and causes? We can begin by listening to inspiring stories about retirees all around us who are already quietly working to make the world a better place.
The National Youth Leadership Council's efforts at examining diversity in service-learning programs, with several excellent downloadable reports and articles of relevance to any setting or type of volunteer work.