Friends of Aroostook – Making a Difference One Crop at a Time

Posted on 09/30/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Volunteering A Heart-Felt Harvest in The County By Jane Margesson, AARP Maine Communications Director Originally published in Maine Seniors Magazine – September 2014 Our day started at 5:15 AM and while anyone who knows me knows that I am not a “morning person,” I was looking forward to getting to work. We were very lucky, too, as the torrential downpour from the day before had subsided. It was cool and a little overcast – perfect for our day’s work in the …

Volunteer Opportunity! AARP Driver Safety Coordinator in Maine

Posted on 09/11/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Volunteering We’re recruiting!!  We are looking for our next Maine State Coordinator for AARP’s Driver Safety Program. AARP Driver Safety (ADS) is seeking a highly qualified person to serve as the Maine State Coordinator. This is an unpaid volunteer position which requires both a commitment to the policies and direction of Driver Safety, and the ability to use effective leadership skills to advance the program at the state level. We are seeking a qualified volunteer leader with the ability and initiative to meet new …

Are You a Smart Driver?

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Volunteering     Driver Safety: An opportunity to learn new techniques and to volunteer in 2014! We can all agree that increasing the number of safe and conscientious drivers on the road can make our communities safer for all. Since 1979, AARP has offered a comprehensive and affordable driver safety course designed to teach and renew one’s defensive driving techniques. AARP Smart Driver is geared to drivers 50+, but is available to drivers of any age who wish to brush up …

Volunteer Opportunity! AARP Foundation Seeks Tax-Aide Coordinator in Maine

Posted on 07/3/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Volunteering         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3, 2014       AARP Maine Announces Search for Next AARP Foundation Tax-Aide State Coordinator   Seeks Individual to Serve in Key Role and Represent AARP Maine Membership of 231,000     PORTLAND: AARP Maine announced today that the Association seeks a volunteer leader to serve as their new AARP Foundation Tax-Aide State Coordinator.The successful applicant will become part of a venerable tradition that spans every one of AARP’s 53 state …

Profile of Katherine Freund in the Bangor Daily News

Posted on 05/10/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Volunteering This is a wonderful article in the Bangor Daily News by Opinion Page Editor Erin Rhoda.  The article profiles Katherine Freund, 64, who started the Independent Transportation Network that may be one of the most creative answers to Maine’s transportation challenges for seniors and those in rural communities.  Read this and be inspired! https://arguably.bangordailynews.com/2014/05/09/people/how-this-maine-woman-could-revolutionize-travel-for-older-rural-mainers/ Photo: Troy R. Bennett, Bangor Daily News

We Need You! Volunteer Maine Elections Advocates!

Posted on 03/21/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Volunteering We are getting ready for the election season and we need YOU! AARP Maine is recruiting volunteers to help with nonpartisan outreach to voters across the state on issues such as health care and retirement security.  All volunteers will be fully trained and readied to help us run voter workshops, staff tables at events, speak to community groups and help coordinate a voter bus tour in the fall to listen to Mainers across the state. Are you interested in working with us?  …