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To support us, please consider a donation, volunteering or becoming a member. We also welcome corporate sponsors!

Have a special skill and wish to add to your skill mix? Interested  in joining our team?  Send a note to



You can purchase membership, register for a specific program, or give Phase2Careers a donation on this page. Just click on the Donate button link to get to our payment system.

Thanks for your generous support!


Our EIN is: 01-0930542



Phase2Careers has  a variety of volunteer opportunities.   And we want you!


Have a special skill?  Want to help out on either a short-term or long-term basis?


Through our volunteer program, we are able to develop Phase2Careers  while serving the “Over 40” community in creating opportunities in their search for a career change or re-employment.  Our goal and vision is to provide opportunities for volunteers to connect and work together towards achieving this goal.


As a nonprofit organization, our needs and interests are growing and evolving.  Whether you decide to get involved in a specific event or make a long-term commitment, you can make a difference.  We are striving to offer a variety of volunteer positions that will be mutually beneficial for both, you, the volunteer and Phase2Careers.


Some examples of specific volunteer needs:

  • Blogger (on a regular or semi regular basis)

  • Photographer

  • Event Registration (for specific programs)

  • Program reporter (summarize a specific program)

  • Social Media


Car Donations

Buying a new car, and don't know what to do with the "old" one, or have a vehicle just "sitting"in the garage?

Consider donating it to help Phase2Careers!

We are a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization and receive no governmental funding (EIN #01-0930542). 
Help Phase2Careers with our mission to prepare and empower the 'Over 40' worker for career opportunities in the new economy.
Your support will assist in growing new programs and support our existing employment roundtables, job search panels, workshops, job fairs, networking mixers, career presentations, intensive job search workshops, and small business workshops.

For more information, email Ron at

To Donate Your Car

  • Fill out the form at Vehicles For Charity or call 1-800-574-0888.

  • They handle pick up of the vehicle and the DMV paperwork. Running or not, it will be picked up from your home at a time convenient for you. Plus, you may be eligible to receive a tax deduction for your generous donation.


We are proud to be supported by the following corporate sponsors who believe in Phase2Careers mission to serve the "over 40" professional and the employers that serve them in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Volunteer Profile

Bob Giusti:
Previous Volunteer of the Year

Place of Residence:

Have lived in San Mateo County all my life


Special Skills or Work Experience:

  • Outreach

  • Public Speaking

  • Candidate Job Interviewing and Selection

  • Graphic Design with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; MS PowerPoint

  • Member: San Mateo County Commission on Aging (2yrs)



  • Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees

  • Graphic Design Classes at CSM


Favorite Hobbies or pastimes:

  • Designing Greeting Cards, Flyers, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

  • Family Photograph Correction, Repair, and Colorization

  • Spending Quiet time with my wife (and our two cats)

  • Reading History and Historical Novels


Favorite Phase2Careers' program?

  • As a participant: Career Fairs and Mock Interview Sessions

  • As a viewer: "Successful Job Search Strategies: Challenges and Solutions for the “Over 40” Worker"


What got you to volunteer for Phase2Careers?

I attended Ron's "Steps to Job Search" presentation and liked what Ron was doing so much, I told him afterwards that I'd like to become a volunteer.


What project(s) are working on for Phase2Careers?

Designing a Workbook to accompany the "New Retirement" presentation  

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