If your nonprofit organization has service opportunities for experienced people seeking an encore career, Experience Matters offers you a number of ways to connect.

Strengthen Communities

Your organization already plays an integral role in creating positive change. By partnering with Experience Matters, you’ll multiply your efforts in conjunction with your nonprofit peers—making our community an even better place to live and work.

Connect with Talent

Faced with tight budgets and persistent social challenges, nonprofits often need to do more with less. Through Experience Matters, you can get connected with talented individuals who can help you tackle your big goals and projects.

Nonprofit Networking

Experience Matters provides you with a rapidly-growing network of nonprofit peers. Take advantage of the latest resources, share organizational best practices, and workshop new ideas with colleagues in the nonprofit sector.

Hands-on Training

From hands-on training, education, and coaching to workshops on the leading practices in volunteer engagement, Experience Matters provides everything you need to maximize the effectiveness of outsourced and internal talent.


“The professional skills and expertise we have gained from our Encore Fellows far exceeded what we could afford to hire. We are grateful for the skilled talent Experience Matters has connected us with."

– Sister Adele O’Sullivan | Founder, Circle the City

“Our Fellow is creating new curriculum to offer to our clients. The curriculum fills an area of need for our clients and also has the potential to outreach to additional populations.”

– Supervisor | AZ Women’s Education & Entrepreneur Center

“With the help of his tutor, Michael has overcome self-esteem challenges. He now actively participates in oral reading and has demonstrated significant improvement in vocabulary, enunciation skills, and fluency.”

– Read On Buckeye Literacy Corps Site Coordinator at Sundance Elementary School

“Fellows’ combined work is significant. This could change our business model. With streamlined systems, we are also improving relationships with our members and donors.”

– Barbara Blalock, CEO | Treasures for Teachers

“Engagement Boot Camp shifted my perspective on the roles/expectations of skilled volunteers. I also realized we have the power to look for what we need vs. taking what we can get.”

– Melinda Gunther | Executive Director Live Love

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