AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Volunteer Enjoys Working with People

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering Janelle Riedl of Prescott, Arizona, retired from the Internal Revenue Service in 1990 after working fifteen years with the federal government. While still at the IRS, Riedl began volunteering with the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. “Getting involved with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide was really beneficial to me while I was still working,” says Riedl. “After I retired, I realized it presented a great opportunity for me to continue doing something I enjoyed, namely helping people with their taxes.” Twenty years later, …

Volunteers Pack Food for the Needy

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Volunteering For the third straight year, nearly three dozen volunteers from AARP Arizona and other organizations will be packing food boxes as part of AARP’s National Day of Service. The effort will take place at the Valley View Community Food Bank in Sun City on Sept. 11. “It’s like the old Lucille Ball in the candy factory thing,” said Kathy Stevens, AARP Arizona associate state director and coordinator of the effort. “It’s an assembly line and it’s hard work.” Last year, …

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 …