Work & Jobs

Man push number zero down the cliff where has the number 2021 with blue sky and sunrise. It is symbol of starting and welcome happy new year 2021.
Whatever your next step is, AARP’s Flexible Work Online Expo can help you get the career skills to take it.
Open enrollment is right around the corner, and so is your chance to learn all about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Join us for a free health webinar where we’ll give tips for finding coverage that works for you.
Are you making the jump from military to civilian work? Veterans, transitioning service members and their families can get help getting hired—learn how at our free webinar.
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According to an AARP survey, many older adults report age bias at work. A task force could help examine the laws and champion legislation to address age discrimination in the workplace.
Looking for a job that has flexible hours, competitive pay, and matters to your community? Consider working for the 2020 Census! Get more information on the potential opportunities during our free webinar.
Portland City Council with Age Friendly Business Award winners and members of the Age Friendly Economic Development and Work Subcommittee.
Business Case for Workers Age 50+
Do you know a Portland business that goes above and beyond to provide exceptional service to older adults? Are you a Portland business owner with a knack for attracting and retaining older workers? Apply today for an Age-Friendly Business Award or an Age-Smart Employer Award.
If you think people 50+ are great workers, show your support with some new and exciting opportunities.
After a 40-year career teaching voice lessons to students of all ages, and with some assistance from small business development guru, Jackie Babicky Peterson, Fay Putnam began Breath is the Answer. Her solopreneur business provides a service that enables her clients to "find their authentic voice."  Fay uses the Alexander Technique--a process that helps people move more mindfully through life's everyday activities--which she has studied extensively, to guide individuals through a series of exercises that allow them to become more aware of how they use their bodies physically, mentally, and emotionally when they communicate orally.
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