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 …

Volunteers Needed for Tax Aide and Driver’s Safety

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Volunteering AARP UTAH SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND DRIVER SAFETY Please join AARP Utah as a volunteer for these fabulous programs! Tax Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation.  This is 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.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide thrives due …

Nominate a Volunteer in Utah for AARP’s Highest Honor

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

Volunteering Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older?  Show your appreciation by nominating him or her for the 2014 AARP Utah Andrus Award for Community Service.  The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award.  It recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich their communities in ways that are consistent with AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service, and that inspire others to volunteer.  It is …

Volunteer to Help Make Streets and Highways Safe

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Volunteering Rules of the road change over time, as do cars and drivers. To help motorists stay confident behind the wheel, AARP Utah is recruiting volunteers to teach the new AARP Smart Driver course. The updated course is now available both in a classroom setting and online. Instructors are needed throughout the state, especially in rural areas. After taking the class, candidates complete eight to 12 hours of training. Then they are mentored by other instructors until they feel comfortable teaching …