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AARP volunteers in Reston feel like they get as much as they give! Learn about the causes and programs AARP supports, and how you can join us and make a real, positive difference – even, if you prefer, from the comfort of home.

Volunteer with Other Organizations

  • Become a Volunteer Child Advocate

    VA | Ongoing

    The Young Center trains volunteers to act as Volunteer Child Advocates for detained immigrant children. Child Advocates spend time with and advocate on behalf of an unaccompanied or separated... Read More »

  • Hospice Volunteer

    VA | Ongoing

    At Home Care Hospice is looking for volunteers to serve in our community! We serve hospice patients from all backgrounds wherever they call home, whether it be a residential home, nursing home, or... Read More »

  • Make Blankets for Animal Shelters

    VA | Ongoing

    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 »

  • Food Rescue Hero

    VA | Ongoing

    Do you want to help stamp out hunger in our area? Northern Virginia Food Rescue has been operating in Prince William County and has recently expanded into Fairfax County. We are involved in diverting... Read More »

These volunteer listings are provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

Ways to make a difference

Create the Good Volunteer Search

Find ways to help directly in the Reston area, whether you have 5 minutes, 5 hours or 5 days to give. Read More »

Do-It-Yourself Project Guides

Do-It-Yourself Project Guides
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Local AARP Volunteer Programs

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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