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AARP Volunteer Opportunities

  • 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 »

  • Wish Discovery Volunteer

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    Help support Wish of a Lifetime’s mission to shift the way society views and values our oldest generations by fulfilling seniors’ dreams and sharing their stories to inspire those of all ages through discovering wishes in your community. Wish…. Read More »

  • SDTEK Workshop Presenter

    Ongoing | AARP Virginia

    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

  • Become a Volunteer Child Advocate

    Ongoing | The Young Center Immigrant Children's Rights

    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

    Ongoing | At Home Care Hospice

    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

    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 »

  • Food Rescue Hero

    Ongoing | Northern Virginia Food Rescue

    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 »

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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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