Making a Difference

Volunteer opportunities, news, and events in your community.

  • Wish of a Lifetime Cupid Crew Volunteer 2024

    Ongoing | Wish of a Lifetime

    Brighten up Valentine’s Day for older adults in your community. On February 14, 2023, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP worked with volunteers across the country to deliver over 100,000 cards and 100,000 roses to older adults for its 10th annual Cupid…. 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 »

  • AARP Virtual Veterans Brigade

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    Virtual Veteran Brigade members are volunteers that will utilize content shared by the AARP National Team to broadcast information across a multitude of digital and social platforms. Virtual Veteran Brigade members will help to raise awareness of…. Read More »

  • Wish of a Lifetime Postcard Program Volunteer

    Ongoing | Wish of a Lifetime

    Volunteers will join virtually each month to write a personal message to spread love to older adults across the country. Completed cards will be sent to Wish of a Lifetime who will then distribute the cards to older adults in need. This opportunity…. Read More »

  • Driver Safety Virtual Instructor English Language

    Ongoing | Driver Safety

    Teach Smart Driver courses in English in your assigned state. Read More »

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  • Neighbors Feeding Neighbors - MD

    Ongoing | Lasagna Love

    Lasagna Love strives to feed families in need by matching them with volunteers in their area who will cook and deliver a home cooked meal. Volunteering is flexible and very fulfilling! Lasagna Love is... Read More »

  • Become a Volunteer Child Advocate

    Ongoing | The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights

    The Young Center trains volunteers to act as Volunteer Child Advocates for detained immigrant children. Child Advocates spend time with and advocate on behalf of an unaccompanied or separated... Read More »

  • Partners In Care Washington Co Drive for Ride Share

    Ongoing | Partners In Care

    Provide rides for Senior Adults who are members of Partners In Care living in your neighborhood. The greatest demand is for medical appointments. Also requested are errands, grocery shopping,... 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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