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Like to write or take photos? Join our volunteer newsroom team!

Posted on 09/06/19

If you are a budding or experienced writer, or like to take photos or videos with your smartphone, we have a volunteer position for you!

AARP Virginia is seeking to expand its Virtual Volunteer Newsroom. We are looking for people who like to write, have a grasp of grammar and punctuation, or experience with photography or videography.

Want to know more? Join the AARP Virginia Virtual Volunteer Newsroom for a casual gathering in October. Enjoy light refreshments and chat with AARP Virginia staff and volunteers about how you can put your writing, photography, social media, or computer skills to work to tell the story of AARP’s work in your community.

The AARP Virginia Virtual Volunteer Newsroom is a team of volunteers who promote AARP activities with the public and local media; take photos and videos of AARP events, write stories for the AARP.org/Va website, and share the AARP story on social media. AARP volunteers receive training and equipment, and are reimbursed for travel expenses such as mileage or meals that they incur supporting AARP events. Join us and explore whether you would like to join our volunteer newsroom team!

Find a Meet & Greet close to you, and sign up to learn more about how you can put your skills to work with the AARP Virginia Virtual Volunteer Newsroom!

Southeast Virginia
Wednesday, October 9 at 10:30 AM
Oceanfront Area Library
700 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
RSVP here: https://aarp.cvent.com/SEVANews

Southwest Virginia
Wednesday, October 23 at 1:00 PM
Glenvar Branch Library
3917 Daugherty Rd., Salem, VA 24153
RSVP here: https://aarp.cvent.com/SoWestNews

Northern Virginia
Wednesday, October 30 at 1:00 PM
Centreville Regional Library
14200 St Germain Dr., Centreville, VA 20121
RSVP here: https://aarp.cvent.com/NoVaNews

Central Virginia
Thursday, October 31 at 1:30 PM
AARP Virginia State Office
901 E. Byrd St. Suite 1005, Richmond, VA 23219
RSVP here: https://aarp.cvent.com/CentralNews

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

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