Work your mind. Warm your heart.

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Want to make a difference in your community? AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand in the Watertown South Dakota area to offer free tax assistance and preparation to taxpayers with low to moderate income.  It’s part of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service – or to volunteer! Last year, …

Get to know AARP in Rapid City at Free Coffee Fridays!

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Feels like fall!  What better way to warm up than with a FREE cup of coffee and some great conversation with friends.  Connect with AARP in Rapid City and get to know us, learn what we’re doing in the community and find out about opportunities to get involved at FREE Coffee Fridays. Every Friday, starting October 17 through November, AARP in Rapid City will host FREE Coffee Fridays at Black Hills Bagels from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Black Hills …

Seeking Tax Prep Volunteers in South Dakota

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”   As 2014 winds down, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is gearing up for the upcoming tax season by recruiting volunteers.    Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a numbers whiz, or even an accountant to be a Tax-aide volunteer – you just need a good heart and willingness to help others! Last year nearly 150 volunteers in South Dakota alone help more than 10,200 taxpayers …

Volunteering That Fits Your Interests

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Volunteering Want to give back to your community? It’s now easier for AARP members to volunteer. AAAP is collaborating with the Helpline Center to help fill needs for volunteers in the Sioux Falls area. Matching volunteers with civic needs is among the services of the Helpline Center, a nonprofit that provides community information, referral and crisis-line services to people in need. “We help volunteers find opportunities that are right for them. We help match their skills, interests and abilities so that …

Why I Volunteer

Posted on 04/11/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Why I Volunteer – by Kevin Kavanaugh, AARP SD Executive Council Member There’s nothing more satisfying in life than knowing that you are making a difference – either in your chosen career, or as a volunteer. Besides bringing meaning to life, volunteering your time and talents can also provide these benefits: Staying active and involved. People who get up off the couch and do something are healthier both physically and mentally, and have a much happier outlook on life. Meeting …

Milbank Volunteer Receives Top Honors

Posted on 03/31/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Volunteering The Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award for community service.  This award symbolizes an individual’s power and ability to make a difference in the lives of others.  This award also acts as a symbol to the public that we can all work together for positive social change. AARP has long valued the spirit of volunteerism and the important contributions volunteers make to their communities, neighbors, and the programs they serve. Recipients across the …