Tax Aide Seeks Volunteers for Upcoming Tax Season

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Volunteering Interesting Volunteer Opportunities Available  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide announced it is seeking volunteers in Utah. As the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is recruiting volunteers in the state for tax counseling and leadership positions, as well as public relations and greeter positions.  Each year from February 1 through April 15, trained and certified AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers prepare, free of charge, federal, state and local tax returns for low- and middle -income taxpayers, with special …

Want to Start a New Business? SCORE Can Help

Posted on 12/5/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Volunteering Do you have an interest in starting your own business or growing the one you already run? If so, you should consider SCORE as an excellent resource for free mentoring assistance. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. (It stands for Service Corps of Retired …

Volunteer as a Citizen Observer in Utah’s Courts

Posted on 11/20/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Volunteering Do you value fairness in our state courts? Would you like to use your observation and writing skills to help improve Utah’s courts? The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission [“JPEC”] is seeking citizen volunteers to observe and evaluate judges throughout the state.  Volunteers write reports that judges use for self-improvement purposes and that JPEC uses as one of several factors in deciding whether judges should be recommended for retention at election time. This is a unique opportunity for engaged citizens to …

Help the Community by Becoming a Volunteer Driver Safety Instructor

Posted on 10/28/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Volunteering Be a Driving Force IN YOUR COMMUNITY Volunteer with AARP Driver Safety and help older drivers be safer drivers.  Since 1979, AARP Driver Safety has helped millions of drivers age 50+ stay safe on the road. AARP Driver Safety continues to meet the needs of older drivers through leading educational programs that include the AARP Smart Driver Course, CarFit, We Need to Talk, and the Driving Resource Center. The flagship AARP Smart Driver Course is the nation’s largest classroom and …

AARP Utah Seeks New Volunteer State President

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Volunteering AARP Utah is searching for a key volunteer leader to serve as our State President.   The State President partners with the State Director to help achieve the Association’s vision, mission and strategic priorities in the state and serves as Chair of the AARP Utah Executive Council.   The Council, in collaboration with State Director and staff, develops the framework   for the state’s strategic plan and implements the activities in the areas of Financial Security, Healthy Behaviors, and Personal Fulfillment. AARP …

Tax-Aide Volunteers are Needed for 2015

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

Volunteering Got financial skills? Love working with numbers? You can help Utahns maximize their money this tax season by becoming a Tax-Aide volunteer! Each year, the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program provides free tax preparation for thousands across the country.  Last season in Utah, Tax-Aide volunteers served 6,000 people throughout the state, preparing returns and answering questions for some who did not need to file.  Nationwide, Tax-Aide found $1.3 billion in refunds to consumers who used their services. Last year 105 Utah …