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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • New Jersey Speakers Bureau Member

    Ongoing | AARP New Jersey

    “AARP believes that volunteer service is a unique and valuable contribution which benefits both the volunteer and society . . .” AARP New Jersey Speakers Bureau volunteers educate and inform the public about key issues and increase AARP’s…. 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 »

  • Wish of a Lifetime Validation Committee

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    The Validation Committee is an integral part of Wish of a Lifetime’s wish assessment and fulfillment process. As a committee member volunteers play a key role in determining which wishes are granted and help the organization stay focused and…. Read More »

  • Driver Safety Virtual Producer English Language

    Ongoing | Driver Safety

    Teach Smart Driver courses in English in your assigned state. Read More »

Volunteer with Other Organizations

  • Become a Hospice Volunteer

    Ongoing | Kindred Hospice

    Kindred Hospice is looking for volunteers to provide companionship to our patients facing life limiting illnesses. We offer compassionate care through a broad spectrum of services but we need your... Read More »

  • Volunteer Drivers Needed

    Ongoing | Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

    Help seniors in Monmouth and Ocean Counties get to their essential doctor appointments. There is an increasing need for volunteer drivers in both counties to meet current demand. Volunteer drivers... Read More »

  • Open Volunteer Days: Help at our Preserves

    Ongoing | Ridge and Valley Conservancy

    Ridge and Valley Conservancy is an accredited land trust that, in cooperation with strategic partners, permanently protects and stewards land in northwestern New Jersey for the benefit of natural... 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 »

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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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