Yuma Volunteers Needed for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program 2015 Filing Season

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is currently seeking volunteers who could help with the program in Yuma during the upcoming 2015 tax-filing season. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation to those who are from low to moderate income, primarily focusing on those who are age 50+. The program is the largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service in the country. “People don’t need to have any previous tax preparation experience to volunteer with Tax-Aide,” says Frank Perazelli, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide …

West Valley Volunteers Needed for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program 2015 Filing Season

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is currently seeking volunteers who could help with the program in the West Valley during the upcoming 2015 tax-filing season. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation to those who are from low to moderate income, primarily focusing on those who are age 50+. The program is the largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service in the country. “People don’t need to have any previous tax preparation experience to volunteer with Tax-Aide,” says Frank Perazelli, AARP …

AARP SCSEP in Phoenix Seeks Volunteers

Posted on 08/18/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering AARP is seeking individuals for a new volunteer role called Integration Navigator, located in our AARP Foundation SCSEP office in central Phoenix. AARP has a variety of free programs & services designed to help individuals 50 and older. As a volunteer Integration Navigator, you will work one-on-one with individuals who come into the AARP Foundation SCSEP office. You will help connect them to programs, services, and events that can help them live more full and rewarding lives. Volunteers are needed …

Meet Arizona’s Volunteer Executive Council

Posted on 08/18/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering AARP Arizona’s 2014 Executive Council is a volunteer leadership committee that helps set the strategic direction for the national nonprofit organization in Arizona. AARP Arizona State President Carl Erickson of Litchfield Park chairs the council. Erickson has a long history of volunteering in the business and faith communities. He has served on the boards of the United Way and the “Safe at Home” initiative in Utah. His business experience spans 40 years in management with JCPenney where he worked in …

Arizona’s Frank Perazelli on the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program

Posted on 08/15/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering Frank Perazelli of Phoenix, Arizona, retired in 2002, moving here from Connecticut. Prior to retirement he worked for a non-profit drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in their IT department. Due to his technical expertise, he was invited by his next-door neighbor to volunteer with the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program for the 2006 season. He has been volunteering with the program ever since. The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free tax return services for those who are low to moderate income. …

Fair Start BackPack Drive Gives Local Children a Fair Start in Prescott Area Schools

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering The Coalition for Compassion and Justice in Prescott, Arizona, recently teamed up with AARP for the Fair Start BackPack drive on July 26th. The Fair Start BackPack drive is an annual event where volunteers stuff backpacks with school supplies such as pens, pencils, paper, and other materials. The stuffed backpacks are then handed out to less fortunate children. “Tight budgets can make back-to-school times stressful,” says Brenda Holt, AARP Arizona senior program assistant. “Giving out these free backpacks filled with …