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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • Become a Community Outreach & Service Volunteer with AARP Maine

    Ongoing | AARP Maine

    Enhancing the quality of life for all as we age—not just serving our nearly 38 million members nationwide—is our mission. It’s all about real possibilities, and our Community volunteers make it a reality.. Read More »

  • Become an Advocacy Volunteer with AARP Maine

    Ongoing | AARP Maine

    Make your voice heard at the State House, and in Washington, DC. Help advance our work on legislation and policy that directly impacts residents 50+ in Maine. At the State House in Augusta, AARP is a strong advocate for Maine families on key issues,…. Read More »

  • Disrupt Aging Classroom Tech Producer

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    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 | AARP Maine

    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

  • Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow. Join our Board, Support our HD Community

    Ongoing | Huntington's Disease Society of America

    We are looking for dedicated volunteers to join our board, to help us plan events to raise funds, bring awareness and educate the community about Huntington's Disease - a rare and fatal genetic... Read More »

  • Facilitator

    Ongoing | The Center for Grieving Children

    You can make a difference in the life of a child. Our trained volunteers meet weekly to co-facilitate peer support groups for grieving children, teens and young adults, and their adults. The Center... Read More »

  • Does A Heart String Pull When the News Talks of National Disasters

    Ongoing | Northern New England Region, American Red Cross

    As a Red Cross trained disaster responder, you're ready to help! Online training for sheltering, etc. and we send you, all expenses paid for 2 weeks. Or, if youメre a certified Medical Professional,... Read More »

  • Volunteer Helpline Advocate

    Ongoing | Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine

    Are you interested in supporting and empowering those impacted by sexual violence in York and Cumberland counties? Volunteer Helpline Advocates cover daytime and/or evening helpline shifts (arranged... Read More »

Ways to make a difference

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Find ways to help directly in the Portland area, whether you have 5 minutes, 5 hours or 5 days to give. 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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