SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55, a program of Newton Community Service Center, is currently accepting applications from volunteers age 55 and over for the spring training of the award-winning SOAR 55 Nonprofit Management Consulting Program, generously funded by the Tufts Health Plan Foundation. (Space is limited)

 SOAR 55 is seeking former and current (part-time) executives/professionals with consulting experience and expertise in any of the following areas: management, marketing, strategic planning, fundraising/development, program/project development or related fields.  Qualified volunteers undergo a comprehensive training program, after which they are placed in teams of 2 or 3 consultants to help local nonprofits with assignments (lasting from 6 to 9 months) including strategic plans, business/program plans, marketing and outreach plans and needs assessments in Newton and MetroWest. This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills and learn new ones, meet interesting people, do something you love and make a difference. Please contact: Jean Devine, Program Manager, at 617-244-1404, ext. 229 or at Please also visit our website at