Retired early? Find ways to invest your knowledge and experience in order to enrich our region.

Invest in the Minds of the Next Generation

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Teach at ICC

Explore adjunct faculty opportunities. Qualified individuals may be able to contribute to ICC’s career and technical education areas,  especially Agricultural and Industrial Technologies and Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems. Explore ICC Openings →


Become a Substitute Teacher

Add your talent to your local schools and earn extra income. Requirements vary by school district. Peoria Public Schools District 150 Openings →

View Greater Peoria job listings for employment possibilities. Try searching “part time” to view unique openings that may be a great fit. More →

Volunteer Your Time and Expertise


Business Mentoring

SCORE Volunteers share their real-world knowledge with aspiring entrepreneurs and established small business owners. SCORE Peoria →

Junior Achievement

Prep Students for Business

Volunteer with this K-12th grade program that fosters entrepreneurship, work-readiness, & financial literacy skills. Junior Achievement of Central Illinois →

What’s your favorite non-profit, charity, or cause? Contact them directly to learn more about their volunteer opportunities.

More Ideas for Enriching Your Retirement

Become a Consultant and Improve Other Businesses and Services

Put your experience to work. Offer your skills, knowledge and expertise to businesses or individuals. Give advice, solve problems, make recommendations, and provide specialized work.


Continue Your Learning with Bradley University's OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Bradley University (OLLI) is an organization of over 1000 Peoria-area residents, from age 50 to 98, who want to stay vital and active as they reach and enjoy retirement. With the desire to keep learning, they participate in the many programs of OLLI that include educational travel, classes, lectures, cinema events, and study groups. More →