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Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

NOWCC is listed as a charitable organization with Amazon Smile and this is another avenue for us to receive donations to further our mission. We are entering the busy holiday shopping season and what an easy way for us to support NOWCC by shopping on smile.amazon.com.  A few key facts about Amazon Smile: Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the...

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Thank You

Thank You

Thank you to all who were able to help NOWCC spread the word and reach our goal on #GivingTuesday. This was our first year participating and we very happy to say that we not only met our goal of $1000, but exceeded it. With these donations, we will be able to do more to further NOWCC’s mission and meet employers’ needs for competent workers by providing access to individuals age 55 and over, and...

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#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

  The National Older Worker Career Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year we celebrated 20 years of positive impact on the lives of seniors by providing opportunities to contribute their skills and expertise with over one million hours of service to federal agencies. With your donations we will be able to do...

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Celebrating 20 Years of Service

Celebrating 20 Years of Service

For immediate release      The National Older Worker Career Center, Inc.  – Celebrating 20 Years of Service As the largest generation in U.S. history begins its movement into ‘retirement’, employers in both the public and private sectors are beginning to confront a new challenge – the ‘loss of experienced workers.’  The National Older Worker Career Center, Inc. (NOWCC), a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit headquartered in Arlington, VA, is celebrating 20 years of experience in...

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U.S. Forest Service Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services (ACES) Program

U.S. Forest Service Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services (ACES) Program

NOWCC is pleased to partner with the U.S. Forest Service to provide ACES enrollees who are experienced workers 55 years and older. Enrollees will assist with technical services for conservation related programs and authorities carried out on National Forest Service (NFS) land. The U. S. Forest Service ACES Program was authorized by Congress with the passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014. “NOWCC is honored to work with the U.S. Forest Service on this...

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NOWCC Awarded National Grant to Increase Job Training for Older Americans

Arlington, Va. (October 25, 2016) – The National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC) was awarded a multiyear grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to provide job training and employment services through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Read...

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Baby boomers are taking on ageism – and losing – The Washington Post

Baby boomers are taking on ageism – and losing – The Washington Post

As older Americans continue to work, and/or look for work, in today’s economy, their encounter with ‘ageism’ is likely more pronounced than that felt by earlier generations. Whether the manifestations of ‘ageism’ are subtle or direct, the end result is the same – a barrier to being hired or promotion for ‘older’ workers, usually without consideration of individual talents, abilities, skills and value.  Though we all know highly productive, competitive and valuable employees and...

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NOWCC Board of Directors Announce New President and CEO

NOWCC Board of Directors Announce New President and CEO

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2016 CONTACT: Caroline Espree, 703-558-4200 Arlington, VA – The Board of Directors of the National Older Worker Career Center, Inc. is pleased to announce the selection of Cito Vanegas as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 8, 2016.  Vanegas will succeed Gregory Merrill, who is retiring after 10 years of service leading NOWCC.  Currently serving as Chief Financial Officer, Vanegas brings to the position an extensive...

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A respected friend bids farewell – Al Ressler is retiring

A respected friend bids farewell – Al Ressler is retiring

On July 1 the NOWCC family wished a fond retirement farewell to a wonderful friend and respected colleague, Mr. Al Ressler – Butch to his childhood friends in North Dakota. In a recent conversation about his tenure with NOWCC, Al stated that he joined the NOWCC Board of Directors 12 years ago because he had seen the future and wanted to help make a difference. More specifically, Al had witnessed first-hand the early signs...

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NOWCC Welcomes Beth Stover as our Western Field Office Enrollee Management Specialist

NOWCC Welcomes Beth Stover as our Western Field Office Enrollee Management Specialist

Beth Stover is an Enrollee Management Specialist for the Western Field Office of NOWCC since March 2015. Beth is retired from the Federal Government with over 35 years of experience in Administrative and Human Resources positions. Beth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science from Boise State University. Beth personally relates to the mission of NOWCC as an experienced professional that wants to continue working and providing value in a progressive organization...

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