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  • What's For Dinner?

    Lynchburg-area residents and AARP volunteers gathered for an in-person dinner group event for the first time since the… Read More »

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

  • Become a Volunteer Child Advocate

    Ongoing | The Young Center 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 »

  • Hospice Volunteer

    Ongoing | At Home Care Hospice

    At Home Care Hospice is looking for volunteers to serve in our community! We serve hospice patients from all backgrounds wherever they call home, whether it be a residential home, nursing home, or... 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 »

  • Host an International Exchange Student

    Ongoing | Anbeducation

    Do you want to make a difference in a young person's life while you learn about another culture, create and build friendships and make ever-lasting memories? Do you have a caring heart and extra space... 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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