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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • Wish of a Lifetime Cupid Crew Volunteer 2023

    Ongoing | Wish of a Lifetime

    Brighten up Valentine’s Day for older adults in your community. This Valentine’s Day, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP is teaming up with volunteers and schools to deliver 250,000 cards and 90,000 roses to older adults for the 10th annual Cupid Crew.…. Read More »

  • Disrupt Aging Classroom Tech Producer

    Ongoing | Disrupt Aging Classroom

    Disrupt Aging (DA) Classroom is a 2.5-hour, interactive curriculum that challenges students to examine aging perceptions and think about how the growing aging population is relevant to their personal lives and future careers. The curriculum is…. Read More »

  • Be My Eyes Fraud Volunteer

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers for visual assistance through a live video call. In collaboration with Be My Eyes, AARP is providing fraud resources to users of the app. Volunteer agents…. Read More »

  • Be My Eyes Caregiving Volunteer

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers for visual assistance through a live video call. In collaboration with Be My Eyes, AARP is providing caregiving resources to users of the app. Volunteer…. Read More »

  • SDTEK Workshop Presenter

    Ongoing | Driver Safety

    As a Smart DriverTEK Workshop Presenter, you'll be helping mature drivers in your community to learn about new vehicle safety technology.. Read More »

Volunteer with Other Organizations

  • Service to the Armed Forces: Adult Reconnection Workshop Facilitator

    Ongoing | Red Cross

    Volunteer, not paid position. This position supports the Regional Service to the Armed Forces department. Provide Reconnection Workshop modules to military, veterans and their families in various... Read More »

  • Serve Those That Have Served

    Ongoing | Elara Caring Hospice

    Are you a Veteran? Are you interested in helping other Veterans? Elara Caring, a leading care provider in your area, is looking for compassionate Veteran Volunteers willing to... Read More »

  • Hospice Friendly Volunteer

    Ongoing | Elara Caring Hospice

    Elara Caring Hospice serves patients and their caregivers throughout Northeast Ohio, including Summit, Stark, Portage, Medina and Tuscarawas counties. We are looking for kind, caring and compassionate... Read More »

  • Pet Therapy Volunteer

    Ongoing | Elara Caring

    Alara Caring, a leading Hospice care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and... Read More »

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Sign up now for next year’s tax season. You don't need tax experience — only a desire to help. Read More »

AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety

Help others get on the road to safety as an AARP Driver Safety instructor or coordinator. Read More »

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