50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups

Join Us!  50+ Job Seekers Regional Networking Group!

NETWORKING WORKS!! Your AGE really is your EDGE!!

Re-Invention is POSSIBLE!! IMAGINE Transforming Your PASSION into Your Profession!

Funded and supported by the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging (MCOA), we offer a Job Seekers Networking Group program to support and assist people in the 50+  demographic  who are looking for a new job, a totally new career direction or an encore career.

Can you check off one or more of these boxes? We Want to Help YOU!:

  • Stuck in your Job Search?
  • Not Sure What to Do Next?
  • Feeling Challenged by Ageism?
  • Need Help with your Resume?
  • Don’t Know How to Use LinkedIn?
  • Uncomfortable with Networking?
  • Perplexed by how to use Social Media?

We offer our program biweekly at 16 host sites. Find a Meeting Near YOU!

See calendar of meetings July to December 2018

See list of meeting topics by week

  • ACTON (Co-Hosting w/Concord):  2nd Monday: 2pm-4pm
    Location: Council on Aging, 30 Sudbury Rd, Rear; Phone: 978-929-6652
  • ACUSHNET(Co-Hosting w/Marion): 3rd Tuesday: 1pm – 3pm
    Location: Senior Center/COA: 59 1/2 South Main Street;  Phone: 508-998-0280
  • BARNSTABLE:  1st and 3rd  Mondays: 9am – 11am
    Location: Council on Aging: 825 Falmouth Rd (Hyannis); Phone: 508-862-4750
  • BELMONT: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays: 1:30pm-3:30pm
    Location: Council on Aging, 266 Beech St.; 617-993-2983
  • BURLINGTON: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays: 9am – 11am
    Location: Human Services Bldg/COA: 61 Center St (1st Floor);  Phone: 781-270-1950
  • CONCORD (Co-Hosting w/Acton): 4th Monday: 2pm-4pm
    Location: Senior Center/COA: 271 Church St;  Phone: 978-733-4747
  • DANVERS: (Co-Hosting w/Peabody) 2nd Tuesdays: 4:30-6:30pm
    Location: Council on Aging, 25 Stone St.; Phone: 978-762-0208
  • HALIFAX(Co-Hosting w/Marshfield): 1st Thursday: 9am–11am: MEETING-Oct 4th!
    Location: Halifax Town Hall: 499 Plymouth St.; Phone: 781-293-7313
  • IPSWICH: 2nd and 4th Mondays: 4:30pm-6:30pm
    Location: Council on Aging, 25 Green St.; Phone: 978-356-6650
  • MARION (Co-Hosting w/Acushnet): 1st Tuesday: 1pm-3pm:  MEETING-Oct 2nd!
    Location: Council on Aging: 465 Mill St; Phone: 508-748-3570
  • MARSHFIELD (Co-Hosting w/Halifax)): 3rd Thursday: 9 – 11am
    Location: Council on Aging: 230 Webster St: Phone: 781-834-5581
  • NATICK: 1st and 3rd Wednesday: 2:30 – 4:30pm
    Location: Community Senior Center, 117 Central St. : Phone: 508-647-6540
  • NEWTON: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays: 6:00pm-8:00pm
    Location: Dept. of Senior Services, 345 Walnut St.: Phone: 617-796-1665
  • PEABODY(Co-Hosting w/Danvers): 4th Tuesdays: 4:30-6:30pm: MEETING-Sept 25th!
    Location: Torigian Senior Center, 75R Central Street.: Phone: 978-531-2254
  • SCITUATE: 2nd and 4th Wednesday: 10:30am – 12:30pm
    Location: Scituate Town Library, 85 Branch St.,  Phone:781-545-8722
  • WORCESTER: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays: 2:00pm-4:00pm
    Location: Council on Aging, 128 Providence St.; 508-799-1232

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking for a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, recently retired and looking for your “Encore Career”, this networking group program is PERFECT for YOU!!!

DID YOU KNOW: 85% of all jobs are found through NETWORKING!!! REALLY!!

 All Meetings in All Locations are OPEN to Anyone participating in the program. Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition.

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by an Experienced Career Coach and features a new topic! Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition /job search, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, ample opportunity to network, and 1-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search. And we have many success stories!

For Program Information and Pre-Registration, please feel free to contact:

Susan Drevitch Kelly, Program Director at susan@sdkelly.com or 781-378-0520.

Visit our web page at www.mcoaonline.com/50plus  for information on upcoming guest speakers, career fairs and meeting schedules.

Like our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/mcoa50plus

Join our LinkedIn Group at www.linkedin.com/groups/8467280.