EMT is a Job Option for Workers Seeking an ‘Encore’


 
 

| Thursday, September 13, 2012


A list of some "encore jobs" — those with community or social value — that are anticipated to have high need or demand in coming years for workers looking to make career shifts in their 50s or 60s, according to "The Encore Career Handbook":

HEALTH CARE

  • Nurse
  • Licensed practical nurse (LPN)
  • Registered nurse (RN)
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nurse instructor
  • Physician assistant
  • Emergency medical technician (EMT)
  • Home health aide
  • Physical or occupational therapist
  • Massage therapist
  • Yoga instructor
  • Patient navigator/advocate
  • Community health worker
  • Health or wellness coach
  • Home modification specialist

SOCIAL SERVICES, COUNSELING AND COACHING

  • Bereavement/grief counselor
  • Child care worker
  • Pastoral counselor
  • Addiction counselor
  • Career/vocational counselor
  • Career coach
  • Social worker
  • Elder advocate and gerontology worker

EDUCATION

  • Teacher
  • Teacher assistant/aide or paraprofessional
  • Substitute teacher
  • After-school program support staff
  • Reading tutor
  • Nonprofit fundraiser/development professional
  • Grant writer
  • Nonprofit social media manager
  • Interim nonprofit executive director

GREEN JOBS

  • Weatherization installer/technician
  • Solar installation trainer
  • Energy auditor


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