Medicare open enrollment begins Tuesday! Visit the AARP Medicare Resource Center for the information you need to make your best choices.

Volunteering is a way to give back and lift your spirits.

Make a difference in the areas that matter to you!

Greater Boston Volunteer News

Local Volunteer Events

AARP Volunteer Opportunities in Dorchester

  • AARP MA Advocacy Volunteer

    MA | Ongoing

    Contact your state and federal elected officials about key legislation impacting Bay State residents, either in person, by phone, or by email as an AARP e-advocate. Coordinate AARP... Read More »

  • Livable Communities/Age Friendly Volunteer

    MA | Ongoing

    Age-friendly or livable communities have walkable streets, housing and transportation options, access to key services and opportunities for residents to participate in community... Read More »

  • Speakers Bureau

    MA | Ongoing

    Give 30-60 minute long presentations on a range of topics relevant to the 50+ community and their families. Topics include Fraud Watch, Brain Health, Finance Basics, and Read More »

  • AARP MA Speakers Bureau

    MA | Ongoing

    Lead educational presentations, in your community and/or around the state. Topics include: Caregiving, Fighting Fraud and ID Theft, HomeFit/Universal design, Finances at 50+, Brain Health. With... Read More »

Search for other opportunities near you »

Volunteer Opportunities From Create The Good

  • Kindred Hospice Volunteer Opportunity

    MA | Ongoing

    Hospice volunteers are a vital part of the Hospice care team. As a Hospice volunteer you would provide companionship to the patient, relief for family members and caregivers, administrative support in... Read More »

  • Disaster Relief

    MA | Ongoing

    Not All Heroes Wear Capes! Volunteers make up more than 90% of the Red Cross. We could not do it without you! Join a Disaster Action Team Respond to the scene of... Read More »

  • Disaster Relief

    MA | Ongoing

    Not All Heroes Wear Capes! Volunteers make up more than 90% of the Red Cross. We could not do it without you! Join a Disaster Action Team Respond to the scene of... Read More »

  • Horizons for Homeless Children Volunteers Needed

    MA | Ongoing

    Volunteers needed! Can you spare 2 hours to play with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Greater Boston? Register today for one of our upcoming training... Read More »

These volunteer listings are provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

Ways to make a difference

Tree planting

Create The Good

Find ways to help directly in the Dorchester area, whether you have 5 minutes, 5 hours or 5 days to give. Read More »

Local AARP Volunteer Programs

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 »

The Right Opportunity for You

Volunteer Wizard

Volunteer Wizard

What volunteer opportunities are right for you? Match your interests with great ways to give back. Read More »

What Volunteer Opportunities Are Right For You

Volunteer Interest Form

Fill out this form if you want to volunteer in your state office or with another AARP program. Read More »

Experience Corps image: James Williams works within the Cleveland public school district on improving students reading abilities. Williams is pictured working with DMarion Price, a student from Willson Elementary School in Cleveland, Ohio. – Photo by Chris Langer

More from AARP in Dorchester

Upcoming AARP Events

View All AARP Events »

AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today

JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR

  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in Dorchester
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner
JOIN NOW