AARP Massachusetts is Seeking a New Volunteer State President

Posted on 08/25/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

About AARP AARP Massachusetts is currently looking for a volunteer leader to serve as our new state president.  The state president works in collaboration with AARP Massachusetts State Director Mike Festa to achieve the Association’s vision, mission, and strategic priorities in the state, and serves as chairperson of the AARP Massachusetts Executive Council.  The Council, in partnership with the state director and state office staff, develops the framework for the state’s strategic plan and supports AARPMA’s social mission in the areas of advocacy and …

AARP Boston Life@50+ Three-Day National Event and Expo A Success!

Posted on 05/14/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

About AARP Mrs. Laura Bush, Barbara Pierce Bush, Whoopi Goldberg, Jay Leno, Moody Blues, The Spinners, Mary Wilson, Linda Ronstadt, Luis Tiant, Bill Russell, Steve Grogan, Mike Eruzione, James “JB” Brown, and Dan Marino entertained more than 13,000 attendees! AARP’s Life@50+ National Event & Expo, held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center May 8-10, 2014, was a resounding success! AARP, the leading organization for people 50+ with nearly 38 million members, gave 13,000 attendees at Life@50+ Boston access to some of …

AARP Board Unanimously Selects Jo Ann Jenkins as New CEO

Posted on 05/13/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

About AARP Well respected as an innovative and strategic thinker and inspiring leader, Jenkins brings more than 25 years of leadership, management, planning experience to AARP’s top spot   WASHINGTON (May 13, 2014) –The Board of Directors of AARP, one of the nation’s largest and most powerful nonprofit advocacy groups, has unanimously selected Jo Ann Jenkins (@JoAnn_Jenkins) as its new chief executive officer, to succeed longtime CEO A. Barry Rand on September 1, 2014. “After an extensive, thoughtful and deliberative national search, …

SNAP Outreach Volunteer Position Description

Posted on 02/1/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

About AARP       As an AARP SNAP volunteer, you will be actively working to combat hunger by connecting more eligible individuals with nutrition assistance benefits, and dispelling common myths and barriers.  Thank you for choosing to commit your time, compassion, and talent to this important work.   Job Description Overview: Volunteers will be responsible for assisting clients with the paper SNAP [Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program] application. Application assistance will take place at monthly events. Volunteers will be trained on how …

Volunteer With AARP Massachusetts!

Posted on 02/1/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

About AARP So, you’re interested in volunteering and adding some community service to your busy schedule? Good for you! You’ll be helping countless others age 50+ in the state by volunteering with us at AARP Massachusetts! You don’t need to have specific skills, or even lots of time. At AARP Massachusetts, we have a wide range of volunteer opportunities – and they all have one thing in common: making a difference. In Massachusetts, thousands of AARP members are engaged as volunteers with …

More Experience Corps Volunteers Needed for 2013-14 School Year

Posted on 08/29/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP By Jill Gambon • It warms Peg Buckman’s heart when the kids call out “Miss Peg is here!” as she arrives at the Martin Luther King Jr. K-8 School in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. But what she loves most about being a volunteer reading tutor is when students suddenly decipher the words on a page or understand the meaning of a story. “It’s rewarding when a student succeeds at something for the first time and realizes it,” said Buckman, 80, a retired …