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  • A-CHEN Ambassador

    Ongoing | AARP Nationwide

    The Center for Health Equity through Nursing (A-CHEN) Ambassador Program is a group of individuals who are equity minded nurse leaders who are committed to serve as advocates of the Center for Health Equity through Nursing. A-CHEN Ambassadors will…. Read More »

  • DC Ombudsman volunteer

    Ongoing | Legal Counsel for the Elderly

    We are seeking seniors to become part of the Office of the District of Columbia Long-Term Care Ombudsman (DCLTCO) volunteer team. The DCLTCO empowers and helps residents of long-term care facilities resolve problems, answer questions, and improve…. Read More »

  • Wish of a Lifetime Cupid Crew Volunteer 2024

    Ongoing | Wish of a Lifetime

    Brighten up Valentine’s Day for older adults in your community. On February 14, 2023, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP worked with volunteers across the country to deliver over 100,000 cards and 100,000 roses to older adults for its 10th annual Cupid…. Read More »

  • Disrupt Aging Classroom Tech Producer

    Ongoing | Disrupt Aging Classroom

    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 »

  • Driver Safety Instructor, English Language

    Ongoing | Driver Safety

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

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  • Spy Museum Guest Services Volunteer

    Ongoing | International Spy Museum

    Museum volunteers play an essential role in inspiring and engaging our audiences and supporting behind-the-scenes work. Volunteers greet and welcome visitors, provide information, and support staff in... Read More »

  • Foster Onboarder

    Ongoing | The Little Black Dog Rescue

    The following duties are completed by our foster onboarders: - Contact interested fosters to screen them based on pre-developed questions (no cold calls!) - Tell them... Read More »

  • Foster

    Ongoing | The Little Black Dog Rescue

    Opportunitiy to foster a dog for a temporary stay or Read More »

  • Foster Coordinator

    Ongoing | The Little Black Dog

    This opportunity helps us out in both urgent and non-urgent times. - Coordinate Fosters for New Intakes & Temporary Requests. - Emails sent to inquire on availability of... Read More »

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