Work, Purpose and Retirement

Considering an Encore Career

Friday, October 18, 2019 10:30 am to 12:00 pm 
University Hall, Room 150, 2199 Addison Street, Berkeley

Attend's workshop to learn about their innovative model leveraging the talents of age 50-plus professionals for social good. The Encore Fellowships Program is a midlife transition program that matches skilled, seasoned professionals with social-sector organizations in high-impact, paid assignments for 6-12 months. Fellows seeking to transition to social purpose work learn about the sector and develop contacts and resources for a meaningful second act. Host organizations reap the powerful benefits of experienced professionals and a cost-effective human resources pipeline for skilled talent. Since 2009, nearly 2000 Encore Fellows have contributed more than 2 million hours of talent to non-profits across the U.S.!

Online Registration of contact the Retirement Center 510-642-5461 or


Peace Corps and Serving as a Volunteer

Peace Corps Panel and Information Session
Friday, October 25, 2019 10:00 am to 11:30 am
University Hall, Room 150, 2199 Addison Street, Berkeley

Whether you're mid-career, ready to retire, or well into your retirement years, Peace Corps service is the opportunity of a lifetime—for couples, too. Join us at this special information session to learn about volunteer experiences firsthand from a panel of local Peace Corps volunteers who served later in life. You can also ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process. A Peace Corps recruiter will be present to give an overview of Peace Corps and be available to speak one-on-one. For more information, please contact Kerry Carmichael at or 510-452-8455. 

Online Registration or contact the Retirement Center 510-642-5461 or