Summer Youth Employment Program

The 2021 Summer Youth Employment Program has officially launched! Check out their website for information on obtaining an application and participating in the program. All job readiness training must be completed and applications received no later than March 27, 2021. *SYEP strongly recommends completing the full application process as early as possible before the […]

55+ in ATX Job and Volunteer Fair

Coming of Age in partnership with AARP, the Jewish Community Center, Atria at the Arboretum, Austin Up, and Jewish Family Service is sponsoring a Job and Volunteer fair for people 55+.
The fair will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane, from 9 am to 12 noon. The […]

How Women Can Find Work at a Nonprofit

In her forthcoming book, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+:  Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy…And Pays the Bills, author Kerry Hannon outlines her top 9 tips for landing a nonprofit job.

Make Your Age An Asset: 7 Job-Search Tips If You’re Over 50

With the unemployment rate at 8.3%, many mature workers worry that their age will work against them in a job search.  However, their years of experience can be a huge asset to future employers.
In fact, some new jobs data suggests that older workers are actually in demand.  Here are 7 tips that will help you […]