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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • Community Advocate

    Ongoing | AARP Indiana

    In a changing Hoosier state, AARP Indiana’s Community Advocate volunteers fight for a better quality of life and address the needs of people in towns and cities from Gary, all the way down to Evansville. Community Advocate volunteers can expect to…. 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

  • Hospice Volunteer

    Ongoing | Transitions Indiana

    With a strong commitment to volunteerism and community service, Transitions relies on support from volunteers who want to share their time and talents to help provide the highest quality of care to... Read More »

  • Peer Facilitator - The Parent Support Network

    Ongoing | The Youth Mental Health Project

    The Parent Support Network provides parents and caregivers who are concerned about their childrenメs mental health with an opportunity to find and support each other in a confidential and safe space.... Read More »

  • Classroom Tutor

    Ongoing | Indy Reads

    When you teach someone to read, you change their life. The ability to read and write gives us access to information, independence, communication, and so much more. Adults who cannot read do not have... Read More »

  • Gleaning Volunteer

    Ongoing | Society of St. Andrew

    Society of St. Andrew organizes volunteers to glean farmers' excess produce and donates this healthy food to local hunger relief organizations. We are working with farmers across the state of Indiana... 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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