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Encore Career

Agriculture and Plant-based industry offers individuals who are contemplating an encore career in the second half of life a way to combine continued income, greater personal meaning, and social impact. 

The industry offers paid positions where a person can work for a company that can provide personal satisfaction such as working in an outside environment; offering physical activity; participating and growing as an employee in the role of natural resources managers, first responders to environmental damage brought by changing climate, and be a part of a team who are the front-line workers equipped with the design abilities, materials, equipment, and skills to minimize the impacts of these events.

Many companies are also looking for individuals who are willing to become mentors who are eager to share and transfer their knowledge and skills through on-the-job guidance. 

If you have any questions or just want to investigate this opportunity further, please email us at info@growingfuturesri.org

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