Looking to Give Back? Become a Tax-Aide Volunteer!

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Volunteering AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate incomes through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. In its 46th year, the nation’s free tax assistance and preparation service gives special attention to an older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has grown tremendously since is inaugural team of just four volunteers in 1968. In 2014, 35,000 volunteers at …

AmeriCorps VISTA Position at AARP New Hampshire

Posted on 09/19/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Volunteering AARP New Hampshire is looking for an AmericaCorps VISTA for the 11/14 to 11/15 service year. The VISTA will focus on community engagement in Greater Manchester around key issues such as fraud, caregiving, hunger and poverty and expand efforts to spread awareness of these issues through educational programs and events. He/she will work to support and strengthen the existing corps of volunteers, as well as help build capacity and foster new volunteer relationships.  Additionally, the VISTA will develop communications strategies and …

AARP Volunteer Speaks Out on Fraud Watch Network

Posted on 06/13/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Volunteering Volunteer fraud fighter Bob Denz of Sutton — a retired FBI agent — offers the following about AARP’s recently-launched Fraud Watch Network: AARP has launched a massive Fraud Watch Network campaign to protect consumers from becoming victims of con artists.  The goal is to arm members and non-members with information on how to safeguard against scams, identity theft, bogus investments and fake charities.  It is through informed, involved and vigilant citizens that this annual multi-billion dollar criminal business can be …

Know an Exceptional Volunteer? Let’s Honor Them!

Posted on 06/6/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Volunteering Recognize an exceptional volunteer in New Hampshire!  AARP’s commitment to volunteerism can be brought back to our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto “to serve, not to be served” has shaped out efforts on a local, state, and national level. Each year, AARP honors the legacy of Dr. Andrus with the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service.  The Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious volunteer award. It recognizes individuals who share their experience, talent, and skills …

New Hampshire Senior Leadership Announces Class of 2014

Posted on 04/30/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Volunteering Nineteen activists have been chosen as members of New Hampshire Senior Leadership, a collaboration among AARP New Hampshire, Center on Aging and Community Living at UNH, and Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging.  Now in its fifth year, the program is designed to build a state-wide corps of volunteers interested in advocating for people as they age in New Hampshire. “New Hampshire is aging and with an increasingly older population come individual and community needs such as retirement security, long-term …