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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • Become a Community Outreach & Service Volunteer with AARP Maine

    Ongoing | AARP Maine

    Enhancing the quality of life for all as we age—not just serving our nearly 38 million members nationwide—is our mission. It’s all about real possibilities, and our Community volunteers make it a reality.. Read More »

  • Become an Advocacy Volunteer with AARP Maine

    Ongoing | AARP Maine

    Make your voice heard at the State House, and in Washington, DC. Help advance our work on legislation and policy that directly impacts residents 50+ in Maine. At the State House in Augusta, AARP is a strong advocate for Maine families on key issues,…. 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 | AARP Nationwide

    Volunteers will download and print a postcard to write a personal message to spread love to older adults experiencing isolation across the country. Completed cards will be sent to Wish of a Lifetime who will then distribute the cards to older adults…. Read More »

  • SDTEK Workshop Presenter

    Ongoing | AARP Maine

    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

  • Does A Heart String Pull When the News Talks of National Disasters

    Ongoing | Northern New England Region, American Red Cross

    As a Red Cross trained disaster responder, you're ready to help! Online training for sheltering, etc. and we send you, all expenses paid for 2 weeks. Or, if youメre a certified Medical Professional,... 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 »

  • Neighbors Feeding Neighbors

    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 »

  • Help Save a Life; Serve at a Red Cross Blood Drive

    Ongoing | Northern New England Region, American Red Cross

    Our Blood Donor Ambassadors are great at customer service and build a positive experience for each donor encouraging them to do so life-long. How many lives could be saved? Up to 3 for each donor?... Read More »

Ways to make a difference

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Find ways to help directly in the Detroit area, whether you have 5 minutes, 5 hours or 5 days to give. 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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