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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • AARP Colorado Legislative Advocacy Volunteer

    Ongoing | AARP Colorado

    We advocate for local, state, and federal issues and policies as informed by AARP National policy and defined by the Associate State Director of Advocacy (ASDA.) AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age.. Read More »

  • AARP Colorado Story Board Volunteer

    Ongoing | AARP Colorado

    We help spread AARP Colorado’s messages by interviewing community members, writing thought provoking articles and taking photography to help tell the AARP story. We look for people who want to continue to write and get published. Hear from members…. Read More »

  • AARP Virtual Veterans Brigade

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    Virtual Veteran Brigade members are volunteers that will utilize content shared by the AARP National Team to broadcast information across a multitude of digital and social platforms. Virtual Veteran Brigade members will help to raise awareness of…. Read More »

  • Wish of a Lifetime Postcard Program Volunteer

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    Volunteers will download and print a postcard to write a personal message to spread love to older adults experiencing isolation across the country. Completed cards will be sent to Wish of a Lifetime who will then distribute the cards to older adults…. Read More »

  • SDTEK Workshop Presenter

    Ongoing | AARP Colorado

    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

  • Office Help

    Ongoing | Colorado Palliative and Hospice Care

    We are looking for help with some office duties in Colorado Springs, CO. It's light work and in a very laidback environment. We need someone to help with basic office needs: filing, copying, making... Read More »

  • Hospice Care

    Ongoing | Colorado Palliative and Hospice Care

    We need volunteers for companionship and activities, light household duties, reading books, running errands and picking up a few items from store. Some of our caregivers need a break to step out for a... 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 | AnB Education

    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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