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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • AARP Experience Corp Tutor

    Ongoing | Experience Corp

    The purpose of the program is to provide tutoring in the area of reading to low-income children in underserved communities. This initiative increases student success in all subject areas and increases long-term success for students.. Read More »

  • 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 »

  • 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

  • Community Fraud Fighter

    Ongoing | Senior Medicare Patrol - AdviseWell, Inc.

    Retired and looking for a flexible volunteer opportunity? SMP needs retired professionals to help educate Medicare beneficiaries in their own communities about Medicare fraud and other... Read More »

  • Volunteer Bakers

    Ongoing | Bake4Sake

    Volunteer Bakers Needed! As a member of our chapter (no fees) you will have the opportunity to feed the homeless and underprivileged community in Atlanta. Check out our Instagram... Read More »

  • Road To Recovery Volunteer Driver

    Ongoing | American Cancer Society

    Wanted: Your empty passenger seat. After pausing the Road To Recovery program due to public health concerns during the pandemic, American Cancer Society is relaunching our volunteer... Read More »

  • Make Blankets for Animal Shelters

    Ongoing | Comfort for Critters

    We are looking for volunteers to create handmade blankets to comfort homeless pets living in animal shelters. The blankets may be knit, crocheted, sewn, quilted or made with fleece material. Once... 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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