Baby Boomers and Beyond: An Untapped Resource for Volunteers in Out-of-School Time Programs

Publication Date:

December 01, 2006

Out-of-school time activities with unpaid volunteers can be a cost-effective way to create such positive relationships. Programs need to recognize older adults as a large pool of potential volunteers who can be mentors, tutors, or coaches. Americans in the baby boom generation and older also need to be encouraged to volunteer to work with disadvantaged children and youth..