AARP is accepting applications for top volunteer positions in North Carolina

Posted on 07/07/22

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THE APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.

AARP is looking for people who want to bring their commitment and talents to making a difference in the lives of people 50+ in North Carolina. If you have a passion for the issues faced by people 50+ and are a strategic thinker and planner who has led others to achieve common goals, we encourage you to consider applying to become a member of the AARP North Carolina Executive Council.

The Executive Council member is part of a team of leadership volunteers, who under the guidance of the State President and the State Director carry out AARP’s strategic priorities within the state. 

  • Understands, supports and reflects the mission of AARP – to enhance quality of life for all as we age, to lead positive social change and to deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service. 
  • Provides input on strategies for accomplishing goals outlined in the state plan.
  • Helps position AARP as an entity that is leading change and influencing the future.
  • Works in partnership with state office staff and leadership volunteers in the development, implementation and monitoring of the state plan.
  • Provides guidance and assistance on a variety of activities such as special projects, research, diversity outreach, community organizing, member engagement, and more.

Qualifications include:

  • Commitment to the goals and priorities of AARP.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning abilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of state issues, needs, and activities.
  • Demonstrated professional leadership experience.
  • Ability to research information from a variety of sources within the state.
  • Ability to network towards the creation of new community partnerships.
  • Eligible for membership or associate membership in AARP.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Flexible schedule that allows for two monthly conference calls and quarterly in-person meetings at various locations throughout the state.

Executive Council members are appointed by the State President for a two-year term, with an option to renew, for a term not to exceed a total of six (6) years. Associated approved expenses, such as travel and lodging as necessary, are covered by AARP North Carolina.

We welcome people with a variety of skills, experience and backgrounds who want to address the issues that matter—healthcare and economic security, promoting the needs of family caregivers, and engaging members in service in their own communities.

If you are interested in a volunteer leadership role in North Carolina, please complete our application. Training and support are provided. Join us as we work with AARP members, volunteers, the public and elected officials helping people 50+ in North Carolina live their best lives.

Apply now by clicking here.

This story is provided by AARP North Carolina. Visit the AARP North Carolina page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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