Looking to Volunteer? We're ready for you!

Posted on 02/07/23 by Ted Carey, Adrian Ramos

With a lifetime of wisdom and know-how, AARP volunteers are ready and uniquely equipped to serve their communities by sharing their experience with those in need.  And with a diverse range of opportunities available through AARP, everyone can get involved.


At AARP, one of our most valuable assets is our members who are eager to share their life experiences and skills in their communities through volunteerism.

Your experience matters – to you, to AARP, and to so many others who can benefit from it.

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live as they age. Learn how you can put your time, knowledge, and talent to good use with AARP in Massachusetts.

As an AARP Volunteer, you will have opportunities to:

  • Take on new challenges and be creative
  • Enjoy flexible time commitments
  • Volunteer from home and in your community
  • Benefit from high quality training and education
  • Meet new people and create connections

We have a number of ways you can volunteer:

Community Outreach
Community Outreach volunteers partner with staff to plan various community events and activities in Greater Boston and Worcester County that represent AARP’s values and mission. These volunteers connect members of their community with valuable AARP information and resources. Go to aarp.org/ma to see our events calendar.

Speakers Bureau
Speakers Bureau volunteers educate and inform the public by presenting workshops on a variety of topics such as caregiving, brain health, downsizing and decluttering, or fraud prevention.

AARP advocacy volunteers partner with staff at the state and federal levels to influence important legislative issues that promote health, enhance financial security, and support family caregivers. You can also sign up to be an E-advocate at www.aarp.org/getinvolved.

With programs in Boston and Framingham, Literations pairs highly-trained volunteer literacy coaches (age 50+) with 1st-4th graders to deliver evidence-based, one-to-one literacy interventions. Students significantly improve their reading and social-emotional skills.

Livable Communities Ambassadors
This statewide volunteer team connects individuals and communities with AARP’s Livable Communities/Age-Friendly resources, facilitates workshops, and provides issue area expertise.  

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service for low- and middle-income taxpayers who need help.  

AARP Driver Safety
The AARP Driver Safety program is taught and administered by a nationwide network of AARP-trained volunteers and helps millions of drivers 50 and older stay safe on today’s roads.


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

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