Now that you’ve retired from your career, what’s next?
Listed below is information on upcoming Connections Café programs that you may find of interest. They are designed for adults 50 and over who are looking for new ways to be more active in the community.
These sessions take place at the Walter Reed Community Center Connections Café, 2909 S. 16th St. All programs are free. Please call 703-228-4745 to register.
(1) VOLUNTEER CONNECTION
Thursdays at 12:00pm
Bring a lunch or snack to these informal brown-bag lunch conversations (coffee provided), and learn about opportunities for volunteers.
Nov. 8: Arlington Agency on Aging – seeks personal advocates to help frail elders;
Nov. 29: American Red Cross in Arlington – volunteers needed for disaster, health and safety services, elderly transportation;
Dec. 6: Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (ASPAN) and Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)
Dec. 13: Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) - volunteers help with environmental improvement efforts.
(2) WHERE AM I GOING?
Thursday, Nov. 29, 1-3 p.m.
Schedule a private, 20-minute conversation with senior adult specialist Rachel Thompson to clarify your thoughts and identify some options. Free, but appointment is essential; call 703-228-0955.
(3) BACK TO WORK?
Thursday, Dec. 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Senior Employment Resources, a nonprofit job placement service, discusses employment opportunities for people over 50.
All programs are free, but advance registration is requested.
This opportunity is sponsored by: Wisdom Works
We need volunteers who are free at these times
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Jennifer Collins, Volunteer Coordinator, (703) 228-4746, (email this person)
||2909 S. 16th Street
Arlington, VA 22204
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